1) The first activity is telecommunication relocations. Existing utilities that are hanging from the bridges must be relocated under the creek through tunneling activities known as horizontal directional drills (HDD).
2) Once telecommunications relocations are completed, then demolition of the existing bridges and installation of SAWS utilities will occur.
3) After San Antonio Water System (SAWS) utilities are installed, then the construction of the drilled shaft piers for the new bridge foundation will be begin.
4) Then the CPS gas and electric utilities will be installed.
5) The last activity is the completion of the remaining structural components of the bridge including the bridge deck and railings.
1) The first activity is to perform wall stabilization for the existing walls.
2) The SAWS utilities will then be relocated outside the limits of the improved channel.
3) Drilled shaft piers for the new channel walls will then be constructed.
4) Then the channel improvements will be made and the remaining structural components, including the walkways, will be constructed.
5) The last activity will be to install landscaping, irrigation, wayfinding and the cultural and historical artistic treatments.
Bexar County and the San Antonio River Authority, in coordination with the City of San Antonio, are partnering to transform San Pedro Creek to reflect its place in our cultural history, improve its function in flood control, revitalize natural habitat and water quality, and catalyze economic development.
The project will start at the tunnel inlet near Fox Tech High School and wind through the western side of downtown to the creek’s confluence with the Alazan and Apache Creeks. The project includes 4 miles of trails and 11 acres of landscaped area and will remove 30 acres and 38 adjacent structures from the 100-year flood plain.
Follow the project's progress on Twitter & Instagram @sanpedrocreek.
The Sundt Construction, Inc.-Davila Joint Venture team will continue setting rock veneer between the tunnel inlet and the Santa Rosa Street bridge. The team also will continue forming and pouring concrete for walls and footings along the project limits.
“This is the leading world recognition being given to our river, a culmination of everything we have done. I am especially glad we won this year when the foundation has focused on the economic impact of cleaning up a river. The environmental benefits of river restoration are the foundation for economic development." - Suzanne Scott, General Manager of the San Antonio River Authority.
Construction on Phase I, Segment I of the San Pedro Creek Improvements Project is occurring from the Tunnel Inlet at Santa Rosa Street to the Houston Street Bridge. Crews are laying the groundwork for the future San Pedro Creek Culture Park, which will invite the people of Bexar County to reconnect with a place of great historical and cultural significance in the heart of Downtown San Antonio.
The Sundt Construction, Inc.-Davila Joint Venture team will begin backfilling the east side of the Tricentennial Plaza preparing for the lower paseo between the tunnel inlet and the Santa Rosa Street Bridge.
The San Pedro Creek Improvements Project will feature a Sunken Garden near Commerce Street. This garden is just one of the many design elements to look forward to in Phase I of this transformational project. Learn about the others at www.spcproject.org.
San Pedro Creek added 6 new photos.Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 2:41am
San Antonio-based artist, Joe Lopez, has been recognized as one of the leaders of the Chicano art movement. His paintings reflect his childhood, cultural foundation, family ties, religious influences and social upbringing. Located on the west bank of the creek between Travis and Houston Streets, Lopez’s mural will evoke the diverse patronage of the Alameda Theater and the dynamic performances that took place at the cultural icon.