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May 13, 2022

From May 9 through 13, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Cut subgrade for curb
  • Poured shelter slabs
  • Continued work on retaining wall #1
  • Pulled wire to site lighting
  • Started forming curbs

May 6, 2022

From May 2 through May 6, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Installed water line to beach
  • Plumbing and electrical rough-in at restroom building

Weather delays affected work on May 3, 4, and 6.

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April 29, 2022

From April 25 through 29, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Continued sidewalk to playground
  • Shelters built
  • Electric rough-in at restroom
  • Plumbing rough-in at restroom
  • Light pole bases poured
  • Site lighting conduits to panel
  • Retaining wall #1 started


April 22, 2022

From April 18 through 22, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Continued light pole base installation
  • Continued kayak walks
  • Formed cell tower walks
  • Rough-in restrooms started plumbing and electrical
  • Curbs staked
  • Shelter columns installed
  • Private sanitary inspections passed
  • Waterline to beach started
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April 15, 2022

From April 11 through 15, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Poured lightpole bases
  • Poured landing and part of walkways to kayak launch
  • Poured part of sidewalks between retaining wall and cell tower
  • Sanitary private system inspections
  • Topsoil in south swale
  • Interior framing for restroom
  • Roofing for restroom

April 8, 2022

From April 4 through 8, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Continued installing restrooms
  • Footers for shelters completed
  • Formed sidewalk to kayak launch
  • Poured 7 lightpole bases
  • Plowed conduits to lightpole bases
  • Mounted MDP panel
  • Completed 2-inch waterline
  • Topsoil swale
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April 1, 2022

From March 28 through April 1, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Completed CMU installation at restrooms
  • Started erecting restrooms
  • Installed check dams in southern swale
  • Started installing topsoil in the southern swale
  • Staked the sidewalk to kayak launch
  • Staked the shelter foundations
  • Poured 2 shelter foundations

March 25, 2022

From March 21 through 25, Meyer Najem completed the following work:

  • CMU installation at restrooms
  • Received restroom lumber package
  • Started restroom installation
  • Installed ground rods at light pole bases


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March 18, 2022

From March 14 through the 18, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Completed stormwater installations
  • Removed dam
  • Stockpiled beach stand
  • Poured 9 lightpole bases
  • Poured restroom sternwalls
  • Poured restroom slab
  • Graded for sidewalk to kayak launch
  • Topsoil at kayak launch and along sidewalk

March 11, 2022

From March 7 to 11, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Continued stormwater infrastructure installation at playground area
  • Completed underground electrical work at restroom
  • Completed underground plumbing work at restroom
  • Poured concrete footers at restroom
  • Continue site lighting installation to kayak launch
  • Water pumps removed from site
  • Filed cove with water
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March 4, 2022

From February 28 through March 4, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Continued stormwater/stormline installation
  • Continued pumping cove
  • Completed pea gravel/sand mix installation
  • Started beach sand installation
  • Poured 9 light pole bases
  • Installed conduits to restrooms
  • Began plumbing underground in restrooms
  • Installed water line to restrooms

February 25, 2022

From February 21 through 25, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Continued pumping cove
  • Continued stormwater/stormline installation
  • Continued irrigation sleeve installation
  • Continued site conduit installation
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February 18, 2022

From February 14 through 18, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Completed rip rap installation
  • Started placing sand in underwater beach area
  • Continued stormwater/stormline installation
  • Poured concrete at kayak launch
  • Began installing irrigation sleeves
  • Began installing site power conduits
  • Began installing light pole bases

February 11, 2022

From February 7 through 11, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Continued installing riprap on slope
  • Continued pumping cove
  • Continued stormwater installation
  • Continued cutting beach to subgrade
  • Poured walk at kayak launch
  • Staked light pole bases
  • Staked irrigation sleeves
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February 4, 2022

From January 31 through February 4, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Began rip rap installation on slope
  • Poured retaining wall at kayak launch
  • Continued installing north stormwater run
  • Blankets placed for walk from kayak launch

January 28, 2022

From January 24 through 28, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Continued installing north storm line
  • Continued pumping cove
  • Continued beach cut to subgrade
  • Continued installing retaining wall #2
  • Formed retaining wall at kayak launch
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January 21, 2022

From January 17 throug 21, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Continued beach subgrade
  • Continued installing retaining wall #2
  • Began installing retaining wall #3
  • Began setting cap stone at retaining wall #2
  • Continued south storm line installation
  • Continued north storm line installation
  • Staked kayak launch
  • Staked remaining main storm lines

January 14, 2022

From January 10 through 14, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront park:

  • Continued installing retaining wall #2
  • Started cap stone installation on retaining wall #2
  • Continued beach fill
  • Continued installing north storm line
  • Continued installing south storm line
  • Began cutting subgrade for kayak launch
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January 7, 2022

From January 3 through 7, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront park:

  • Completed mainline to south storm line
  • Started north storm line
  • Continued installing retaining wall #2

December 24, 2021

From December 20 through 24, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Continued conduit installation from irrigation pump to MDP
  • Continued retaining wall #2 installation
  • Continued rip rap installation on slope of beach fill
  • Continued filling subgrade depth on east end of beach
  • Installed 4-inch waterline to restroom
  • Continued 30-inch storm line installation
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December 17, 2021

From December 13 through 17, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Continued installing retaining wall 2
  • Began importing stabilizing rock on slope in water
  • Continued cutting east side of beach to subgrade
  • Continued maintenance pumping of cove
  • Continued south 30-inch storm line installation
  • Started 4-inch waterline to restroom installation

December 10, 2021

From December 6 through 10, Meyer Najem completed the following work at Geist Waterfront Park:

  • Completed 8-inch waterline installation
  • Beach cut on west side, now ready for fill
  • 30-inch storm line installation in progress
  • Retaining wall #2 installation continued
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December 3, 2021

From November 28 through December 3, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued installing retaining wall #2
  • Continued installing waterline main
  • Resumed storm structure installation on south side of property
  • Continued beach fill activities

November 26, 2021

From November 22 through 26, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued pumping water from cove
  • Continued beach cut
  • Continued installing rip rap at spring areas
  • Continued installing retaining wall
  • Began pipe layout and mobilization for storm sewer
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November 19, 2021

From November 14 though 19, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued pumping water from cove (Phase 1B)
  • Continued beach cut (Phase 1B)
  • Continued installing rip rap at spring areas (Phase 1B)
  • Continued installing retaining wall (Phase 1B)

November 12, 2021

From November 7 through 12, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued pumping water from cove (Phase 1B)
  • Continued beach cut (Phase 1B)
  • Began installing rip rap at spring areas (Phase 1B)
  • Began installing retaining wall (Phase 1B)
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November 5, 2021

From October 31 through November 5, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued installing topsoil (Phase 1A)
  • Continued dewatering site due to rain (Phase 1A)
  • Continued pumping water from cove (Phase 1B)
  • Continued beach cut (Phase 1B)
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October 29, 2021

From October 25 through 29, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued washing stone columns
  • Continued installing Buckley fence
  • Continued pumping water from cove for Phase 1B
  • Continued cutting for retaining wall and beach shoring for Phase 1B
  • Received retaining wall stone material for Phase 1B
  • Staked lowest points of retaining wall for Phase 1B
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October 22, 2021

From October 18 through 22, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Completed installing cobble and limestone veneer at fence columns
  • Completed installing cap stone at gateway wall and fence columns
  • Completed installing Phase 1A sidewalks
  • Began installing Buckley fence posts
  • Completed grouting fence columns
  • Continued installing top soil
  • Installed power packs on backside of gateway wall
  • Continued pumping water from cove for Phase 1B
  • Installed lagging for beach shoring for Phase 1B
  • Continued cutting for retaining wall and beach shoring for Phase 1B
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October 15, 2021

From October 11 through15, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued installing cobble at gateway wall and fence columns
  • Continued installing cap stone at gateway wall and fence columns
  • Began installing sidewalks
  • Began installing top soil
  • Completed installing dam for Phase 1B
  • Installing pilings for beach shoring for Phase 1B
  • Retaining wall staked for Phase 1B
  • Continued cutting for retaining wall and beach shoring for Phase 1B
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October 8, 2021

From October 4 through October 8, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Completed installing limestone veneer at gateway wall
  • Continued installing cobble at gateway wall and fence columns
  • Began installing cap stone at gateway wall
  • Installed Phase 1A asphalt binder
  • Continued installing water line for Phase 1B
  • Began installing dam for Phase 1B
  • Completed cutting site for retention wall and beach shoring for Phase 1B
  • Installed temporary electric meter for Phase 1B
  • Removed existing overhead power lines for Phase 1B

October 1, 2021

From September 27 through October 1, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued installing limestone veneer at gateway wall
  • Continued installing cobble at gateway wall and staging at fence columns
  • Installed letter signage at gateway wall
  • Installed concrete curbs
  • Continued installing water line for Phase 1B
  • Ninestar completed electric wire pull for Phase 1B
  • Began installing tubidity curtain and buoys for Phase 1B
  • Began staging material for beach shoring for Phase 1B
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September 24, 2021

From September 20 through 24, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued installing limestone veneer at gateway wall
  • Installed remainder of boulders at dry-stack boulder wall
  • Began installing cobble at gateway wall
  • Continued installing water line for Phase 1B
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September 10, 2021

From September 6 through 10, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued storm sewer installation
  • Began installing sleeves under entry drive
  • Began excavating for fence column footers and installing rebar
  • Began pouring concrete for fence column footers
  • Continued installing underground electrical conduit to transformer for Phase 1B
  • Began sanitary precast structure installation for Phase 1B
  • Received water line materials for Phase 1B
  • Backfilled condiut trenches with stone at heavy duty sidewalk area for Phase 1B
  • Formed and poured three-phase transformer pad for Phase 1B
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September 3, 2021

From August 30 through September 3, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued Phase 1A site filling
  • Continued storm sewer installation
  • Filled back side of gateway wall to subgrade
  • Continued grading at new park entrance
  • Began trench excavations for conduit installation for Phase 1B
  • Began installation underground electrical conduit to cell tower for Phase 1B
  • Began storm precast structure staking and layout for Phase 1B

August 27, 2021

From August 23 to 27, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued Phase 1A site filling
  • Continued storm sewer installation
  • Straw and seeding replaced at marina parking lot at water line extension
  • Began layout for utility conduit installation for Phase 1B
  • Began staging utility conduit material for Phase 1B
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August 20, 2021

From August 16 to 20, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Continued Phase 1A site filling
  • Continued storm sewer installation
  • Removed asphalt at existing drive
  • Replaced landscaping and seeding at marina parking lot
  • Continued cutting site for subgrading for Phase 1B
  • Staged utility pipe for storm and sanitary infrastructure installation for Phase 1B


August 13, 2021

From August 9 to 13, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the Geist Waterfront Park property:

  • Completed the sanitary bore along Olio Road
  • Completed electrical bore
  • Continued sanitary line installation
  • Asphalt paving for water line extension was replaced in marina parking lot and the
     walking trail
  • Continued site out and fill for Phase 1B
  • Continued cutting playground area for subgrading for Phase 1B
  • Check dam relocated for existing boat launch removal for Phase 1B
  • Began cutting grade for walks to future kayak launch for Phase 1B
  • Detention swale cut to outfall for Phase 1B
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August 10, 2021

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August 6, 2021

In the first week of August, Meyer Najem completed the following work on the site:

  • Continued sanitary bore along Olio Road
  • Backfilled at lift station
  • Continued sanitary line installation
  • Continued site cut and fill for Phase 1B
  • Began cutting playground area to subgrade for Phase 1B
  • Cut parking areas to subgrade for Phase 1B

July 30, 2021

From July 26-30, Meyer Najem completed the following work on the site:

  • Continued sanitary pipe and precast installation
  • Backfiled back side of gateway wall
  • Excavated for the lift station vault
  • Received and vegan field-welding sanitary pipe
  • Placed lift station wet well structure
  • Dug hole for electrical bore
  • Continued site clearing and fill for Phase 1B
  • Excavated land for permanent detention basin for Phase 1B
  • Completed topographic survey for dam design for Phase 1B


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July 23, 2021

From July 19-23, Meyer Najem completed the following work on the site:

  • Continued underground sanitary infrastructure installation
  • Drainage installed and backfilled on back side of park's gateway trail
  • Completed water service line installation
  • Completed temporary fencing along Olio Road sanitary bore location
  • Completed independence pressure test of water line
  • Continued site clearing and fill for Phase 1B
  • Proof roll passed in parking area for Phase 1B


July 16, 2021

From July 12-16, Meyer Najem completed the following work on the site:

  • Continued water service line installation
  • Completed waterproofing the back side of the gateway wall
  • Continued site clearing for Phase 1B
  • Completed pre-wiring for gateway wall letter signage lighting
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July 9, 2021

From July 5-9, Meyer Najem completed the following work on the site:

  • Continued water service line installation
  • Completed topographic survey of portable dam
  • Began waterproofing gateway wall
  • Started site clearing for Phase 1B


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View looking north (July 7, 2021)

June 25, 2021

From June 21-25, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the site:

  • Sleeves and studs installed at gateway wall for letter signage
  • Completed excavation for bore put and set bore equipment
  • Began backfill behind gateway wall
  • Prep work complete for sanitary precast structures and manholes
  • Dry-stack wall boulders installed
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June 18, 2021

From June 14-18, Meyer Najem completed the following work at the site:

  • Template for gateway wall signage set
  • Continued grouting gateway wall
  • Excavated for bore put and set man boxes
  • Continued setting boulders for dry stack wall
  • Began setting boulders for dry stack wall
  • Bore equipment delivered
  • Received verification of existing lines ahead of water bore work

June 4, 2021

From May 31 through June 4, Meyer Najem completed the following work on the site:

  • Gateway wall formed and concrete poured
  • Dirt filled to grade at boulder wall
  • Extra large boulders set at monument wall
  • Received concrete masonry unit for gateway wall
  • Gateway wall backfill completed to under-drain elevation level
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Gateway wall aerial view (June 1, 2021)

Geist Waterfront Park groundbreaking

May 7, 2021

At 11 a.m. Friday, May 7, 2021, City of Fishers officials broke ground on the Geist Waterfront Park project.