Weeks of 12/26/16 and 1/2/17

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, December 23, 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

  • Dismantling exterior scaffold

University Forum

  • Install waterproofing on column piers in preparation for the start of steel erection in January 2017
  • Place concrete for below-grade slab
  • Move site fence on Broadway to prepare for the start of steel erection in January 2017
  • Move site fence on W.129th Street to prepare for the closure of W.129th Street between Broadway and W.125th Street, scheduled for Tuesday, January 3. It is anticipated that W.129th Street will reopen in March 2017.

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

  • Woodland Walk:backfill of crushed stone and installation of stone benches
  • Sidewalk installation along south sidewalk of W.130th Street
  • Broadway paving: removal of existing asphalt, concrete road base for southbound lanes on Broadway. Install backfill, road base and new asphalt

Phase 2 Foundations

  • Repair and relocation of site perimeter fence
  • Excavation work (west portion of site towards 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
  • Removal of sections of roadway on W.131st Street, in front of Studebaker (within the construction zone)
  • Trench sidewalk along W.131st Street, in front of Studebaker, for siamese extension

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) is anticipated to close on Tuesday, January 3. It is anticipated that W.129th Street will reopen in March 2017.
  • 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