NBB Updates: October 31, 2014

HAPPENING NOW

Deep Foundation Piles – Anticipated neighborhood impact: 4 of 5 (noise and trucks)

The second and final planned installation of deep foundation piles will start around November 10 and be finished within two weeks or less, weather pending. We thank our immediate neighbors for their patience during this process.

Given the generally unstable soil conditions of our site, certain sections of the brewery and all of the Liquid Center must rely on deep foundation piles, i.e. steel H-beams driven into the ground until reaching bedrock.  This process is loud, with ground vibration being felt by neighbors closest to the site.  We’ve contracted a local geotechnical firm to monitor noise and vibration levels along the perimeter of our site during this process.

Pre-Cast Wall Arrival and Setting – Anticipated neighborhood impact: 2 of 5 (truck deliveries)

Starting in early November, our precast walls for our kegging and packaging halls will arrive by truck on Haywood Road with an average of about 5 trucks per day over about a three week period.

Steel DeliveryAnticipated neighborhood impact: 2 of 5 (truck deliveries)

By mid-November, our first delivery of structural building steel will arrive.

Brew House and Cellar Foundations- Anticipated neighborhood impact: 2 of 5 (concrete trucks)

Foundation work runs through the first of next year.  We are forming the Brew House deck now and expect to pour the deck on November 14, 2014

Saturday, November 14– Morning Concrete Pour– potential of an early start, with the process starting around 5 UPDATED 11/11/14 the process will start around 7 a.m. and last about 10-12 hours. To have enough time to pour and set (10-12 hours) the amount of concrete needed for the Brew House deck, we are pouring on Saturday, November 14 and starting at 7 a.m. we are applying for City permits to start pouring concrete in the early morning on November 14. There will be generators and back up beeping from the trucks.

Thank you for your patience with us during the morning cellar deck concrete pour on October 18.

Malt Silos Preparation – Malt Silos store malt for brewing and construction continues through November.

LOOKING AHEAD

  • Setting steel for roof and second and third floors at Brew House after Thanksgiving
  • Brew House and Fermentation vessels set in early 2015

The City is making improvements to Craven Street through summer 2015.  There will be street closures and delays.  More information.

WORKING HOURS

The standard work week is five days.  While the target is to work Monday through Friday, schedule delays will cause the work week to extend into the weekend on occasion (with Sunday being the rare occasion). Without City approval, work will begin no earlier than 7 AM on weekdays and 8 AM on the weekend.  While the site will not be active after 7 PM without extended work permits, you may see our partners navigating the site after dark.

SITE SAFETY

Please be aware, this is an active and secured construction site.  Thank you for respecting the safety boundaries of the site. If you see unauthorized activity on site, please call the police.

QUESTIONS OR FEEDBACK

Please e-mail us at AshevilleBrewery@NewBelgium.com or leave us a voicemail at 828-333-6900.  We will get back with you.  Also, you can find answers to FAQs at http://www.newbelgium.com/community/ashevillebreweryfaq.aspx


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