Westside concrete pouring project to last over 17 hours

The contractor on a major West Side road construction project will pour concrete for 17.5 hours continuously starting at 6 p.m. today through noon Tuesday.

The work is part of the Waldvogel/Sixth Street Viaduct replacement project. The concrete will be poured on the eastbound Warsaw Avenue ramp.

The work will be the largest bridge deck pouring of concrete on the project -- about 1,900 tons of concrete.

Concrete trucks will arrive about every 10 minutes.

The contractor will work from the east to the west. The city says by the time the contractor is closest to State, Warsaw and Maryland avenues, it should be morning during daylight hours on Tuesday.

If it rains, the work will be rescheduled.

The overall project, costing $55 million, is expected to be substantially completed by December 2014. The city says 50,000 vehicles use it daily.

The viaduct connects the Sixth Street Expressway to Elberon Avenue, Warsaw Avenue and River Road in Lower Price Hill.

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