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June 10, 2021

Transforming AlexRenew into the Main Hub for Tunnel Project Construction

AlexRenew is getting ready to start construction at its wastewater treatment plant.

AlexRenew has spent the last two years preparing its wastewater plant to serve as the main hub of construction for RiverRenew.

Over the next four years, AlexRenew will construct two, 12-story-deep shafts, the 2-mile-long Waterfront Tunnel, two pumping stations, a superstructure, and other facilities in support of RiverRenew from this site.

Phases of work at AlexRenew include:

Phase Start Finish Work Hours
Site Preparation (Current Phase) May 2021 August 2021 7am-6pm, Monday-Friday
Support of Excavation August 2021 February 2022 7am-6pm, Monday-Friday
Excavation February 2022 September 2022 7am-6pm, seeking variance for extension to 11pm*
Tunneling June 2022 September 2023 24/7 variance*
Permanent Structures (below ground) March 2023 February 2024 7am-6pm, Monday-Friday
Permanent Structures (above ground) December 2023 April 2025 7am-6pm, Monday-Friday
Restoration May 2025 July 2025 7am-6pm, Monday-Friday

* Hauling restricted from 7am-6pm

Current phase: Site Preparation

Plan view of site showing equipment and materials

Video showing how AlexRenew is preparing the site

Learn more about AlexRenew from our Community Listening Session Recording, available here.