Construction Update week ending 3/16/2019

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Work completed 3/10 through 3/16:
  • 3 crews on-site
  • Bored 815 feet on Werkner Road (Werkner PON)
  • Bored 1,537 feet on Werkner Road (Island Lake PON)
  • Bored 420 feet on N Territorial (Central Office PON)
  • Lyndon Township, H&M and MEC drop contractors attended Future Path (for drops around lakes) training
  • Developed materials for Eastern Massassagua Rattlesnake training
  • Finalized plans and marketing for March 27 Open House with MEC at Lyndon Township Hall.  MEC staff will be there from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  From 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm there will be an education session on The Drop Installation Process:  This is a key step in the process as build the service drop to your home. Learn how to prepare for this step, what happens on your property, and what follows.
  • 633 total sign-ups
Work to be completed 3/17 through 3/23:
  • 3 to 4 crews on-site
  • Continue boring on Werkner Road and N Territorial Road
  • Work on road crossings and tying in lines for completed borings
  • Obtain additional details regarding splicing
  • Order first batch of tracer wire
  • Finalize arrangements for equipment staging area in Lyndon Township
  • Provide Massassagua Rattlesnake training to existing and incoming crews
  • Schedule in-person Broadband Implementation Committee meeting

Construction Update Week ending 3/9/2019

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Work completed 3/3 through 3/9:

  • 3 crews on-site
  • Bored 794 feet on Werkner Road (Werkner PON)
  • Bored 2,017 feet on N Territorial (Central Office PON)
  • 620 total sign-ups
Work to be completed 3/10 through 3/16:
  • 3 crews on-site
  • Continue boring on Werkner Road and N Territorial Road
  • Finalize drop construction work
  • Attend Future Path training (Lyndon Township, H&M and MEC drop contractor)
  • Finalize plans and marketing for March 27 Open House with MEC at Lyndon Township Hall.  Open House will be followed-up with an Education Session on The Drop Installation Process: This is a key step in the process as build the service drop to your home. Learn how to prepare for this step, what happens on your property, and what follows.
  • Provide training to bring additional crews on-site
  • Put together training materials to add to H&M on-boarding for spring / summer encounters with Eastern Massassagua Rattlesnake

Construction Update 2-17 to 3-2

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Work completed 2/17 through 2/23:
  • 3 crews on-site
  • Bored 1,344 feet on Werkner Road (Werkner PON)
  • Bored 188 feet on N Territorial (Island Lake PON)
  • Bored 1,969 feet on N Territorial (Central Office PON)
  • Note:  No boring two days this week due to weather
  • Started conversations with Stantec (B2B trail contractor) regarding the pedestrian tunnel that will be crossing the Lyndon Township fiber along M-52 near Green Lake
  • 575 total sign-ups for Broadband
Work to be completed 2/24 through 3/2:
  • 3 crews on-site
  • Continue boring on Werkner Road and N Territorial Road

Construction Update 2-10 to 2-23

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Work completed 2/10 through 2/16:
  • Bored 528 feet on Werkner Road (Werkner PON)
  • Bored 1,367 feet on N Territorial (Island Lake PON)
  • Bored 385 feet on N Territorial (Central Office PON)
  • Note: No boring on February 12 and 13 due to weather
  • 561 total sign-ups for Broadband service
  • Held in-person Broadband Implementation Committee meeting on February 11
  • Received approval for Department of Natural Resources easements in Pinckney Recreation Area and Waterloo Recreation Area.
Work to be completed 2/17 through 2/23:
  • 2 to 4 crews on-site
  • Continue boring on Werkner Road and N Territorial Road
  • Begin discussions with Stantec (B2B trail contractor) regarding the pedestrian tunnel that will be crossing the Lyndon Township fiber along M-52 near Green Lake

Construction Update 2-3 to 2-16

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Work completed 2/3 through 2/9:
  • Bored 1,097 feet on Island Lake Road plus set 6 peds and 2 flowerpots
  • Bored 815 feet on Werkner Road plus set 4 peds and 1 tie-in
  • Bored 227 feet on South Drive
  • Bored 1,644 feet on N Territorial
  • 525 total sign-ups (170 Basic, 180 Ultra, 171 G, 4 undecided, 120 phone)
Work to be completed 2/10 through 2/16:
  • 4 crews on-site
  • Finish boring on Island Lake Road
  • Continue boring on Werkner Road and N Territorial Road

Construction Update January 20-February 9

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Work completed 1/20 through 1/26:
  • Bored 1,008 feet on Island Lake Road (Island Lake PON)
  • Bored 245 feet on Werkner Road (Werkner PON)
  • Submitted WCRC permit application for Waterloo Road (the last one!)
  • Ordered remaining fiber
Due to the weather, no boring was completed between January 27 and February 1.
Work to be completed 2/3 through 2/9:
  • Continue boring on Island Lake Road (Island Lake PON) with 3 crews
  • Last of the fiber to be delivered to Canton warehouse
  • Submit 4 Livingston County Road Commission permit applications (Note: These permit applications will need to be signed by both Lyndon Township and H&M.)
    • Bowdish Road – Jaycox to Worden Road
    • Joslin Lake Road – county line to Barnum Road
    • Barnum Road – Hadley Road to Joslin Lake Road
    • Hadley Road – county line to Barnum Road

Construction Update January 13-26

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Work completed 1/13 through 1/19:
  • Continued boring on Island Lake Road (Island Lake PON)
  • Continued boring on Werkner Road (Werkner PON)
  • Found a residential location in central Lyndon Township for equipment holding
  • Received 24 WCRC permits for 23 roads
    • Beeman Road
    • Westborne Court
    • Osius Road
    • Oakridge Road
    • Boyce Road
    • Bowdish Road
    • Bush Road
    • Clark Lake Road
    • Lingane Road
    • Gaddis Road
    • Hadley Road
    • Joslin Lake Road (2 permits)
    • Guinan Road
    • Goodband Road
    • Fourth Street
    • First Street
    • Cassidy Road
    • Bartell Road
    • Leeke Road
    • North Lake Road
    • Second Street
    • Watt Road
    • Wild Goose Lake Road
  • Received 3 drain use permits from Washtenaw County Water Resources Commission (waiting for updated version with corrected expiration date)
  • MEC posted the January construction update
  • Residents who have not signed up for service yet received the January postcard
Work to be completed 1/20 through 1/26:
  • Continue boring on Island Lake Road (Island Lake PON)
  • Continue boring on Werkner Road (Werkner PON)
  • Submit WCRC permit application for Waterloo Road (3 WCRC permits remain to be approved – Waterloo Road, Joslin Lake Drive and Roepke Road)

Note:  Due to weather conditions and equipment issues, little boring progress has been made in the past two weeks.

Construction Updates December 12 – January 11

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Work completed 12/16 through 1/4:
  • Staked 4,162 feet on Boyce Drive (Boyce PON)
  • Three drill crews on-site
  • Bored 1,952 feet on Island Lake Road (Island Lake PON)
  • Completed boring 3,469 feet on Ellsworth Lake Road (Ellsworth PON)
  • 3 pedestals and 2 handholes placed in Werkner PON
Work to be completed 1/7 through 1/11:
  • Four drill crews on-site
  • Continue boring on Island Lake Road (Island Lake PON)
  • Continue boring on Werkner Road (Werkner PON)
  • No flagging and minimal staking is expected for the week

 

Construction Updates December 15 – January 2

Work completed 12/9 through 12/15:
  • Bored 208 feet at Lyndon Township Hall (Central Office PON)
  • Received first pedestal order and installed first pedestals on Greystone Drive (Central Office PON)
  • Bored 2,184 feet on Ellsworth Lake Road (Ellsworth PON)
  • Attended December 11 pre-construction meeting with Washtenaw County Road Commission, H&M and Lyndon Township
Work to be completed 12/16 through 12/22:
  • Continue staking on private roads
  • Three drill crews on-site
  • Begin boring on Island Lake Road (Island Lake PON)
  • Continue boring on Ellsworth Lake Road (Ellsworth PON)
Work to be completed 12/23 through 1/2/2019:
  • No field work planned
  • Work to resume on January 3, 2019