City of Lexington is reinstating Kendal's blasting permit with additional conditions regarding safety. Blasting will be allowed to resume beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Attached here is a copy of the Fire Marshal's Authorization to Resume Work, which states the additional terms that Kendal, Nielson Builders, Plecker Construction, and Blue Ridge Rock Services have agreed to. A full report of the investigation will be available to the public when completed.
Additionally, the Stop Work Order for all excavation other than E&S control measures to finish the Pond 1 retention basin (issued June 14, extended June 22) has been lifted. Upon inspection earlier today, all E&S control measure requirements have been completed for Pond 1. A notice from the City stating the release of the Stop Work Order is attached here.