South Jersey Gas Former Pleasantville MGP: Weekly Project Update – Week of 3/11/19

In April 2018, South Jersey Gas (SJG) mobilized for the current phase of remediation at the Pleasantville former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site in Pleasantville, New Jersey. The Site is located at the intersection of North Franklin Boulevard and Old Turnpike. It is anticipated that activities will take approximately 14 months to complete.

South Jersey Gas is committed to open communications with community leaders, government officials, residents and local businesses. For more information on the project, visit http://pleasantvillemgp.com/. For questions or concerns, please call the project information line at (609) 833-2810 or email us at comments@pleasantvillemgp.com.

 Locations of 2019 Project Stages

Stage 1A: South of Old Turnpike, East of North Franklin, North of Grant

Stage 2: South of Old Turnpike, West of North Franklin, North of Grant

 Anticipated Work to be performed: March 11-15

Site Activity

  • Begin installation of the drainage layer in Stage 1A.
  • Begin backfilling in Stage 1A.
  • Establish new traffic pattern on Old Turnpike Road.
  • Continue prepping Old Turnpike for asphalt and concrete removal.
  • Continue ISS (in-situ stabilization, or the use of stabilization constituents to contain materials onsite) within Franklin Blvd.
  • Conduct dewatering and processing in Stages 1A and 2, as necessary.
  • As necessary, continue efforts to mitigate odors naturally associated with MGP materials, including foaming, maintaining fixed perimeter odor-neutralizing granule system, and conducting daily odor assessment patrols.
  • As necessary, continue water misting to reduce dust.
  • Continue air monitoring at site perimeter.
  • Continue onsite security (weekdays: 4 p.m. – 7 a.m. and Sat/Sun: 24-hrs.).

Work performed: March 4-8

Site Activity

  • Began prepping Old Turnpike for asphalt and concrete removal.
  • Continued ISS (in-situ stabilization, or the use of stabilization constituents to contain materials onsite) within Stage 2 and Franklin Blvd.
  • Conducted dewatering and processing in Stages 1A and 2.
  • Continued with grading subgrade in Stage 1A in preparation for the installation of the drainage layer.
  • As necessary, continued efforts to mitigate odors naturally associated with MGP materials, including foaming, maintaining fixed perimeter odor-neutralizing granule system, and conducting daily odor assessment patrols.
  • As necessary, continued water misting to reduce dust.
  • Continued air monitoring at site perimeter.
  • Continued onsite security (weekdays: 4 p.m. – 7 a.m. and Sat/Sun: 24-hrs.).