Hall of Fame Aquatic Complex: Construction Update

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Update provided by Laura Voet, the Aquatic Complex Manager with the City of Ft. Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Dept.

The jobsite was closed for Labor Day, however the Hensel Phelps team has been working hard all summer building new pools for the City of Ft. Lauderdale.

Next week we will see the concrete poured for the dive well walls, this work will take between 8-10 hours and includes an estimated 500 cubic yards of concrete.

A new exfiltration trench is being excavated on the north side of the property down the parking lot, electrical and plumbing work is going in for the pool filtration systems.

Work continues on the north side building foundations and utilities.

Design work continues on the27M dive tower and south locker room building.  Demolition for the south building is estimated to start the beginning of next year, 2021.

 

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Photo Courtesy: Laura Voet; Parks and Recreation, City of Ft. Lauderdale

 

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Photo Courtesy: Laura Voet; Parks and Recreation, City of Ft. Lauderdale

 

DIVE WELL

The Diving Well has seen a lot of work over the summer.

June 10: Tremie Seal – Lower Floor foundation = 1,197 cys, 136 trucks of concrete

August 4:  Dive Well Floor = 355 cys, 36 trucks

September 11:  Dive Well Walls = Estimating 500 cys, first 80 cyc will be a Xypex waterproofing mix

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Photo Courtesy: Laura Voet; Parks and Recreation, City of Ft. Lauderdale

 

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The foundations are completed in one continuous pour with the cement trucks arriving within the shortest interval as possible from Port Everglades.;   Photo Courtesy: Laura Voet; Parks and Recreation, City of Ft. Lauderdale

 

 

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After the floor foundations were poured, the work on the walls was next.  The yellow plastic is to protect the sheet piles. The sheet piles will be removed after the concrete has set.;  Photo Courtesy: Laura Voet; Parks and Recreation, City of Ft. Lauderdale

 

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Dive well steel structure and form boards; Photo Courtesy:  Laura Voet; Parks and Recreation, City of Ft. Lauderdale

 

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Photo Courtesy: Laura Voet; Parks and Recreation, City of Ft. Lauderdale

 

Main Competition Pool

Most of the sheet piles have been removed around the 50M pool and plumbing work continues for the filtration system.

June 18:  Floor = 620cys, 68 trucks

July 2 & 9:  Walls =  Combined 165 cys of concrete

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Photo Courtesy:  Laura Voet; Parks and Recreation, City of Ft. Lauderdale

 

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Pool plumbing between main competition pool and training pool.; Photo Courtesy:  Laura Voet; Parks and Recreation, City of Ft. Lauderdale

 

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Pool plumbing to Surge Tank and Training Pool; Photo Courtesy: Laura Voet; Parks and Recreation, City of Ft. Lauderdale

 

See prior updates about the Aquatic Complex:

May 2020:

Hall of Fame Aquatic Center Construction Moving Along Smoothly

 

July 2020:

Iconic ISHOF Swimmer Statue Moved for Construction; History of the Statue

2 comments

  1. João Francisco

    Too shallow the right side…the ideal is 3 meters(9 foot) deep.

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