Oronoco Outfall Remediation Project
Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES), Office of Environmental Quality (OEQ) is working on an environmental remediation project within the zero block of Oronoco Street, east of North Union Street. The project aims to eliminate discharge of impacted material to the Potomac River associated with the former manufactured gas plant now occupied by Lee Street Square (corner of North Lee and Oronoco Streets). For the history of the manufactured gas plant and the City's remedial efforts, visit OEQ's Contaminated Lands. The current plans can be reviewed at City of Alexandria City Hall, 301 King Street, Room 3000.
Project Quick Facts:
What: A below grade groundwater treatment system will be constructed to eliminate environmental impacts associated with the former City owned gas plant
Where: Zero block of Oronoco Street, between the Waterfront and North Union Street.
When: Construction will begin in early December 2012, and is expected to last for approximately four months.
Impacts: Loss of parking spaces on the zero block of Oronoco Street; construction noise; potential for petroleum related odors.
Daniel Imig, Project Manager
Office of Environmental Quality (OEQ)
Transportation & Environmental Services (T&ES)
Oronoco Outfall Remediation Project: Community Doorhanger
Oronoco Outfall Remediation Project: Community Doorhanger (Pile Driver)
Oronoco Outfall Project Letter to Adjacent Residences and Businesses