If you are interested in construction and amazing feats of human engineering, the Lytle Park Hole is a fascinating project and today Pike Street is closed to make room for the concrete pumping machinery.
This $29 million project is a replacement of the ventilation fans, lighting and fire systems, mandated by the Ohio Department of Transportation. Here are the schematic drawings I borrowed from Randy Simes’ most excellent post in UrbanCincy last May:
This is what’s going on today, after 3 1/2 months worth of work on a two year project:
I just can’t match-up the schematics of the underground plan with the concrete pour.