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BLASTING NOTICE Pikes Creek Dam Rehab Project Please be advised that blasting operations for the Pikes Creek Dam Rehab Project located between Atherton Rd, Fedor Rd. and State Rte 29 in Hunlock Creek, Jackson Township, PA will begin on or about October 17th, 2016. Blasting operations will continue Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00AM & 4:00 PM, except on days of extreme inclement weather and/or unsafe conditions, until approximately January 31st, 2017.
Ed Wean Drilling and Blasting is the Blasting Contractor. The blasting operations are extremely safe and controlled, so no damage is expected. Ed Wean Drilling and Blasting can be reached at 908- 454-1656 with any questions or concerns in regards to suspected damage.
Ed Wean Drilling and Blasting has the proper experienced personnel and equipment. Measures have been taken to ensure there is no impact on the neighborhood.
There will be no impact on utilities, such as electricity, water or gas services.
There will be no impact on schools or any other facilities.
PEACE will be setting up Nomis 5400 Seismographs to record ground movement, noise levels and hertz. It only takes approximately 10 minutes to set these machines up and an additional 10 minutes to remove them after the blast. The seismographs are put into place to ensure the blasts are within the state regulated safe and legal limits to ensure no damage occurs to surrounding structures.
Prior to any blast, an audible warning with an air horn will be sounded, 3 long air horn signals 5 min. prior, 2 long air horn signal 1 min. prior, and 1 long air horn signals for “all clear.” The “all clear signals will not be given until the Blaster in Charge has determined the blast area is safe.