Weeks of 1/8/18 and 1/15/18

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, January 5, 2018

What is Happening

University Forum

  • Ductwork installation on second and third floors
  • Electrical roughing at the below-grade level, street-level space, and second level
  • Energizing the Forum switchgear
  • Installing storefront fire stairs
  • Mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection roughing at the below-grade, first, and second levels
  • Framing and sheetrocking throughout the building
  • Ceiling header on the ground floor is complete
  • Passenger elevator (PE-4) railing work
  • Powering of HVAC equipment
  • Installation of common platform in the auditorium
  • Spray-on fireproofing and intumescent paint ongoing
  • W. 129th Street between Broadway and W. 125th Street will be closed beginning January 8

Phase 2 Foundations

  • Installation of production minipiles
  • Install concrete pile caps
  • Install pressure slab at east half of site
  • Import drainage stone
  • Modify corner bracing

What to Expect

Construction Activity

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

Temporary Traffic and Transportation Impacts

  • No standing on W.125th Street between Broadway and W.129th Street
  • Truck loading only on the west side of Broadway from 129th to 130th streets
  • W.131st Street between Broadway and 615 W.131st Street is closed and will remain closed until the early 2019
  • W.129th Street between Broadway and W.125th Street closed as of January 8, 2018 for approximately six months