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Remedial Investigation / Feasibility Study

The Army Corps of Engineers and their consultants will be conducting site investigation work throughout Bare Cove Park beginning in late April and continuing through July.  Please check this page regularly for area closures and other important information

Current Hingham NAD RI field activities 

Previous Week (15-19 October 2018)

  • Intrusive investigations in the North Pier during the night between 2100 and 0500.
  • MA-3A was closed during the nights of 16-18 October 2018 (Tuesday – Thursday). The road was re-opened at 0045 on Thursday, 18 October 2018.

Current Week (22-26 October 2018)

  • Monday, 22 October 2018 – Intrusive investigations in the Furnace Area. MEC investigation completed.
  • Tuesday, 23 October 2018 – Tear down, load, and stow; Furnace Area well surveys; no intrusive operations.
  • Wednesday, 24 October 2018 – Demobilization 

MEC Investigation Results

  • No munitions related items were found on the land.
  • Munitions debris found in the river included a submarine flare, 40mm casings (11), a projectile nose shipping cover, and small arms ammunition (30-06).  All items were inspected and classified as material documented as safe (MDAS).

TPP. Public Meeting, and Reporting

  • Pending completion of sampling activities , the next technical project planning meeting, public meeting, and draft RI/FS reports are tentatively scheduled for February/March 2019.

Burial Area Cleanup

  • A landscape contractor (Macauley Brothers), along with a JV representative (Gabe O’Conner: 508-951-7891), will be on site Monday (29 October) at around 0800 to start the restoration in the Burial Area.  We anticipate the effort will last three days at the most.

Highlights or Outstanding Issues

  • The remaining background sampling in Great Esker Park and in the southeast portion of Bare Cove Park has been postponed.  Notification and an updated schedule will be provided prior to commencement of additional sampling activities. 
  • All intrusive work with an explosive hazard has been completed. The Friday 1000 call is hereby canceled.

Documents

  1. NAD RIFS Community Meeting, 29 March 2018
  2. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule, 11 April 2018
  3. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 27 April 2018
  4. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 4 May 2018
  5. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 11 May 2018
  6. NAD 9 May 2018 Images
  7. NAD 10 May 2018 Images
  8. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 18 May 2018
  9. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 25 May 2018
  10. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 1 June 2018
  11. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 8 June 2018
  12. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 15 June 2018
  13. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 22 June 2018
  14. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 29 June 2018
  15. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 6 July 2018
  16. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 13 July 2018
  17. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 20 July 2018
  18. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 27 July 2018
  19. Subtidal Sediment Sampling Locations
  20. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 3 August 2018
  21. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 10 August 2018
  22. Proposed Intertidal Upgradient Sampling Area
  23. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 17 August 2018
  24. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 21 August 2018
  25. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 14 September 2018
  26. South Pier Dig Locations
  27. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 21 September 2018
  28. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 28 September 2018
  29. NAD Photographs 19-21 September 2018
  30. NAD - Anticipated Work Locations - 1-5 October 2018
  31. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 8 October 2018
  32. NAD October 2018 images
  33. MA-3A Bridge Closure Media Announcement
  34. MA-3A Closure Meeting Agenda 3 October 2018 Meeting Minutes
  35. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 12 October 2018
  36. NAD Weekly Schedule 15-23 October 2018
  37. NAD RIFS Field Work Schedule 19 October 2018
  38. NAD Weekly Schedule 15-23 October 2018
Hingham NAD RIFS Field Work