Weeks of 12/12/16 and 12/19/16

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, December 9, 2016

What is Happening

Jerome L. Greene Science Center

  • Maintenance of perimeter fence protection along W.130th Street
  • Installation of sidewalk along W.130th Street
  • Fit out of retail space, southeast quadrant

Lenfest Center for the Arts

  • Rooftop duct insulation wrap
  • Exterior 5th floor balcony

University Forum

  • Continue underground piping and electric at below-grade level
  • Pour concrete encasement at below-grade level
  • Install pedestrian sidewalk bridge on Broadway between W.125th and W.129th streets, followed by W.125th Street

Open Space: Small Square and site work on W.129th, W.130th and Broadway around Jerome L. Greene Science Center

  • Woodland Walk: planting soil and tree planting, backfill of crushed stone
  • Sidewalk installation along south sidewalk of W.130th Street
  • Curb and sidewalk removal/installation at the corner of W.129th Street and Broadway
  • W.129th Street (between Broadway and W.125th Street) will be temporarily closed on Saturdays December 10 and December 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Phase 2 Foundations

  • Repair and relocation of site perimeter fence
  • Mobilization of construction equipment for excavation contractor is ongoing
  • Excavation on Site 7 (west toward 12th Ave between W.130th and W.131st streets) and demolition/removal of existing slurry wall guide walls
  • Installation of dewatering wells and mobilization of dewatering plant
  • Installation of monitoring wells on 12th Avenue and W.130th Street

What to Expect

Construction Activity

  • Regular weekday work hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday work hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Material deliveries to site is ongoing

Temporary Traffic and Transportation Impacts

  • West 129th Street (between Broadway and West 125th Street) will be temporarily closed on Saturdays December 10 and December 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • No standing on W.125th Street between Broadway and W.129th Street
  • There is a no parking zone in effect on the west side of Broadway from 129th to 130th streets
  • W.131st Street between Broadway and 12th Avenue is closed and will remain closed until the fall 2018