CONSTRUCTION
PROCESS

For immediate construction and traffic-related information,
a construction hotline is active at 804-980-0084,

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CONSTRUCTION HAS BEGUN

Construction activities for the GRTC Pulse (Bus Rapid Transit) Project began August 16 with utility relocation work between Thompson and Laurel Streets. The Pulse Design-Build (DB) Contractor, LANE Construction, has workers in the field along the south side of Broad Street in the permitted work area.

STATION CONSTRUCTION

Up-to-date construction information is available on GRTC's official page. 

During construction, the public will continue to have access to businesses, organizations and services located along the Project route.

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SCHEDULE CONSIDERATIONS

The work crew schedules are weather and progress-dependent. It is important to note that field conditions can change rapidly and LANE's goal is to work safely and swiftly to minimize impacts to the areas where they work.

Depending on the proximity to a work zone, area residents could hear portions of work. Any bus stops impacted by the work zone will be temporarily closed.  Pedestrian pathway detours and street lane closure signs are posted accordingly. Please follow construction signage and be aware of construction workers and vehicles within the work zone(s). Pedestrians are advised to follow work zone signage in the sidewalk area.

During construction, the public will continue to have access to businesses, organizations and services located along the Project route.  Specific details for this work are provided at least 48 hours in advance, including posting any required “No Parking” signage or issuing traffic advisories.

 

 
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General Schedule

The project team expects major construction work will progress within these approximate timeframes. Work is weather and progress-dependent.

LANE Construction has developed a group approach for constructing Pulse stations.

  • Utility Relocation: Work occurred along eastbound Broad Street and Main Street on the sidewalk and adjacent lane. COMPLETE.
  • Traffic Signal Work: Work is occurring at signal intersections along the entire Pulse route.
  • Allison Street to 5th Street: Station work is occurring in the median area. Median and inside lanes are closed.
  • I-195 to Allison Street: Station work is occurring in the median area. Median and inside lanes are closed.
  • Curbside stations: Station work is occurring in the sidewalk area and adjacent lane only at station locations.
  • 4th Street to 12th Street Westbound: Station work will occur in the sidewalk area. Westbound outside lane to be closed.
  • 4th Street to 12th Street Eastbound: Station work will occur in the sidewalk area. Eastbound outside lane to be closed.

Lane Construction is committed to building GRTC Pulse in a timely and efficient manner, with the least impact to businesses and the traveling public.

  • During construction, the public will continue to have access to businesses, organizations and services located along the project route.
     
  • At various times during construction, work may require temporary lane, shoulder or road closures.
     
  • If work requires a lane or shoulder closure, we will notify the public 48 hours in advance.
     
  • If work requires a road closure, we will notify the public four days in advance.
     
  • For more information, including traffic impacts, call the GRTC Pulse Construction Hotline (804) 980-0084.

     

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Construction Contact Info:

  • A construction hotline is active at 804-980-0084, providing updates on construction and expected impacts. 
     
  • For media inquiries, please contact:
    Carrie Rose Pace, Director of Communications
    GRTC Pulse Public Information Officer (PIO)
    crosepace@ridegrtc.com
    804-516-4148
     
  • In support of our commitment to keep everyone clearly informed about activities that are taking place along the “Pulse” BRT corridor, we also want to make you aware of separate, scheduled work that is being conducted by the City along Broad Street and Main Street; however, this work is not being conducted as part of the Pulse Project.  If you have questions about this separate work, please contact Amy Inman, Senior Administrator for Multimodal Transportation and Strategic Planning, at 804-646-5871.