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Construction Zone - BLASTING Posted on March 21, 2019

NOTICE - Phase II Water Main Construction Required Blasting:

The blasting crew is moving from East to West for the rock removal. They will be starting at #1145 York Road and once completed in that area (this is a short stretch), move towards the area of #266 to #93 York Road. 
This should complete the required blasting along York Road.

THE FOLLOWING PROCESS WILL BE USED PRIOR TO INITIATING ANY BLAST ALONG THE CURRENT WATERMAIN CONSTRUCTION SITE

1. 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO BLAST WARNING SOUND FROM HORN. IT WILL BE ONE LONG BLAST
2. 5 MINUTES BEFORE THE BLAST SOUND A WARNING HORN AGAIN. THIS WILL BE 3 SHORT BLASTS.
3. IMMEDIATELY BEFORE INITIATING THE BLAST, THE BLASTING FORMA WILL CHECK WITH KEY PERSONNEL AND RECEIVE ALL CLEAR “OK”
4. ONCE CONFIRMED BLAST WILL BE INITIATED
5. ONCE BLAST IS COMPLETE, IT WILL BE INSPECTED BY THE BLASTER AND AN ALL CLEAR HORN WILL BE GIVEN, WHICH CONSISTS OF 1 SHORT BLAST FROM HORN.