NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection, Gowanus Facilities Upgrade, Flushing Tunnel Reactivation
Brooklyn, New York
Client: North East Remsco
Owner/Agency: New York City Department of Environmental Protection
Project Start/ End Date: 10/2009 – 04/2014
Total Project Cost: $177,000,000
win Peaks inc provided inspection services on the repair and restoration of the Gowanus Flushing Tunnel system, an effort working in concert with the upgrade of the attached wastewater pumping station to improve the operations and effectiveness of the Gowanus Canal. Twin Peaks was contracted as a sub-consultant by General Contractor NorthEast Remsco. Work was performed in drained tunnels, nearby sites, and proximate facilities. This project was part of the DEP’s citywide initiative to service Combined Sewer
Outflows (CSOs) citywide in order to make our water cleaner and safer, as well as increase the aesthetic quality and environmental sustainability of the Gowanus Canal.
TPI is proud to work on many public projects like this one that improve the health, quality of life, and environmental health of our metropolitan community.
Services performed on this project include concrete and grout sampling and testing, Windsor probe tests, concrete and asphalt core drilling and testing, GPR, dowel pull tests, and inspections and testing of rebar, pre-cast concrete, steel welding and bolting (including non-destruction testing methods), masonry, fire -proofing and -stopping, waterproofing, pile driving, underpinning, structural stability, excavation, sheeting and shoring, curtain walls, vibration monitoring, and mechanical and plumbing systems.