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EAST BOSTON MEMORIAL STADIUM EAST BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

As part of the Central Artery Tunnel Project (CAT) Contract C08A1, renovations to Memorial Stadium Park "stadium at the airport" were performed. As part of the renovations to the stadium on Porter Street a EUROTAN WS field was placed. The EUROTAN WS is a porous synthetic sport surface comprising a base layer of polyurethane bound rubber granules topped with a spray-applied coat of one component polyurethane and EPDM granules.

The East Boston Memorial Stadium Grandstand is a steel frame structure that is finished with concrete and concrete block that was constructed in the 1940ís. There is a below grade area that houses mechanical areas and above grade areas that house locker room/shower and office spaces. The building exterior consists of concrete bearing walls finished with a concrete skim coat. Interior building components include concrete floors finished with floor leveler and carpet. Interior walls are primarily finished with concrete block.

The grandstands will accommodate more than 1,000 fans. The entire grounds, under the jurisdiction of the Boston Parks Department, includes areas for baseball, softball, basketball, football, track and even a play lot for the kids.

Environmental & Construction Management Services, Inc. (ECMS) was retained by Earthtech, Inc. of Concord, Massachusetts to conduct an investigative survey and construction administration in the areas of proposed renovation within the grandstand/field house.ECMS scope of services included all hazard assessments, remedial design, and construction management activities related to asbestos-containing materials.

To support the proposed renovation/demolition activities of the boiler room and other areas of the field house, ECMS conducted an investigative survey for asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) throughout the building.

ECMS provided hazardous material abatement design plans and specifications necessary to facilitate the renovations required.

ECMS is also providing project administrative and construction management support including compliance supervision, inspections of contractor activities, and air quality monitoring during abatement operations.