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PHILADELPHIA’S I-95 CORRIDORWIDE SOIL MANAGEMENT
A Beneficial Use Approach
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Engineering District 6-0
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PROBLEM STATEMENT
• Comply with PA’s Management of Fill Policy
• Maximize Beneficial Reuse/Soil Balance
• Minimize Soil-Handling Related Change Orders and
Costs
• Facilitate Health & Safety Planning
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CONSTRUCTION PHASES
• Cottman/Princeton Interchange (CPR)
– 1.4 miles
– 2 Construction Phases 2009- 3/2020
• Girard Avenue Interchange (GIR)
– Ramps, Interchanges, Surface Streets, Trolly
– 3 miles, 6 Construction Phases 2009-9/20
– Archeological, Stormwater, Lighting
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CONSTRUCTION PHASES
• Betsy Ross Bridge-Girard Ave. (AFC)
– Highway and Bridges; 1.5 miles; 2 Phases 2016-2025
• Betsy Ross Bridge Interchange (BRI)
– Bridge/Surface Street Interchange, .8 mile, 3 Phases 20142020
• Levick Street to Bridge Street (BSR)
– Bridge & Interchange, 2.1 miles; 3 Phases 2016-2023
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PROBLEMS AND RESOLUTION
• Environmental Due Diligence…Eyes of the Beholder?
– Publication 281
– Management of Fill
– Receiving Parties
Regulatory
Historic
Use
Receiving
Facility
Analytical
Suite
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OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
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Entire Philadelphia Corridor is “Project Site”
Underlying Fill Impacted by Historic Operations
Consistent Due Diligence
Post-Construction Open Space
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SOIL MANAGEMENT
• Considered One-Project Site
– Facilitates Onsite Reuse
• Consolidated Chemical Data in GIS Database
– Statistical Interpretations Between Locations
– Color-coded to Soil ‘Standards’
• Tracks Beneficial Reuse
• Post-Construction Open Space
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DATABASE DESIGN ELEMENTS
• Consolidate Environmental Data
– Multiple Design Sections
• Intuitive – Ease of Use
• Accessibility – Web-based
• Dynamic
– Data Input is Ongoing through 2023
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GIS DATABASE FEATURES
• Internet accessible
• Unique Login by User/Entity
• Graphic Presentation of:
– Clean/Regulated Fill
– Thickness of Fill
– Existing/Finish Grade
I-95 Soil Management
– Beneficial Reuse
– “Borrow” Areas
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PRIMARY SCREEN
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GIS DATABASE FEATURES
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WHAT IS SHOWN
POLYGONS ARE
STATISTICAL
EXTRAPOLATIONS
POP-UP SUMMARY
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GIS DATABASE FEATURES
• Data Queries
– Hits Above ‘Standards’
– Geographic-basis
– Export in Excel
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TAKE-AWAY
• This is a Resource
– Facilitates:
• Agency Review /Acceptance
• Pre- and In-Construction Decisions
• This is a Tool
– Everyone on the ‘same page’
– Accessible and Updated with Current Data
• This is NOT Mandatory or End-All
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PROJECT TEAM
PENNSYLVANIA DEPT. OF
TRANSPORTATION
• John Clarke, PG
717-787-3085
• Elaine Elbich, PE
610-205-6846
• Charles Davies, Mark
Radatti, Bob Eppley
URS CORPORATION
• Jeffrey Obrecht, PG
610-832-6190
• David Miller
610-832-6192
• Mike Shadle, Rob Miller
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