January 27, 2010 – This project will involve the Rehabilitation of 16 Historic Overlooks along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. The work will consist of historic concrete and stone masonry repair and maintenance rehabilitation of the stone walls. Rehabilitation of the stone walls requires preservation of design aesthetics and character defining elements.
Wall segments include dry-laid and / or mortared stone and the stonework varies from overlook to overlook. The project will also involve construction of concrete footings for stone walls, removal and resetting of stone curbs, reconstruction of asphalt walkways, reconstruction of asphalt paving, replacement of culverts, and the addition of drainage structures.
This project was awarded through Forrester and Lorton Concrete’s Five Year, Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract with the National Park Service. The Architect / Engineer is the National Park Service. Construction is scheduled to begin March 1, 2010 and finish November 30, 2010.