Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT-3)

This site sits between West Exchange Street and West Cedar Street along the Ohio & Erie Canal. It marks the southern most point of the Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel. A 45-foot diameter drop shaft is being constructed that will connect with the tunnel at a depth of 166 feet.

The Contractor has completed the outer wall of the OCIT-3 Drop Shaft.  No further work is Construction of the Rack 16 Diversion Structure of the walls is on-going.  The temporary 120-inch flume pipe has been installed and encased in the North wall of the structure.  Installation of the new 15-inch sanitary line is complete at the Rack 37 Diversion Structure, as well as the installation of the new storm sewer on Church St.  Pavement restoration is complete.  Preparations are being made for installation of instrumentation and controls prior to commissioning.

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