Blue Plains Tunnel, Washington, DC

The Blue Plains Tunnel (BPT) is a part of District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC WASA) Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) for control of Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO) to the Anacostia River. The construction included in the Blue Plains Tunnel (BPT) project are five shafts ranging in diameter from 50 to 110 feet excavated to depths of 140 feet, and approximately 23,600 linear feet (4.47 miles) of 23 foot inside diameter Tunnel excavated in soft-ground under and adjacent to the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers.

A comprehensive "Automated Monitoring System (AMS)" is being implemented to monitor, evaluate, and document how the Tunnel and the Shafts construction activities are affecting the surrounding Ground, Ground Water, and Existing adjacent Structures and Facilities.

Real Time Monitoring | Weekly Reports | AMS Data Download

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