Weeks of 1/9/17 and 1/16/17

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, January 6, 2017

What is Happening

Jerome L. Greene Science Center

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

Lenfest Center for the Arts

  • Installing exterior lights and cameras

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 Monday, January 9. It is anticipated that W.129th Street will reopen in March 2017.
  • Steel contractor begins mobilization and crane assembly for steel erection the week of January 16

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
  • Broadway paving: removal of existing asphalt, concrete road base for southbound lanes on Broadway. Install backfill, road base and new asphalt
  • Installation of tree pit guards along Broadway

Phase 2 Foundations

  • 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 Monday, January 9. 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