Weeks of 6/20/16 and 6/27/16

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, June 17, 2016

What is Happening

Jerome L. Greene Science Center

  • Maintenance of sidewalk bridge/temporary sidewalk along Broadway between West 129th and West 130th streets, and perimeter fence protection repairs along W125th Street
  • Installation of ground floor storefront interior glass, entry vestibules and temporary asphalt walkways
  • Installation of permanent loading dock walls, doors, and accessories
  • Cleaning of the glazing (i.e. windows)/curtain wall system

Lenfest Center for the Arts

  • Roof bulkhead installation
  • Rooftop duct insulation wrap and roof paver installation

 

University Forum

  • Stone placement over the mat slab (concrete foundation)
  • Installation of formwork, anchor bolts and reinforcement for the foundation mat slab, walls and columns, and placement of concrete
  • Dewatering is ongoing
  • Installation of urban layer slab formwork and shoring along Broadway

 

Open Space: Small Square and site work on W129th, W130th and Broadway around Jerome L. Greene Science Center

  • Furnish and install metal decking for plaza
  • Backfill installation with geofoam material
  • Form work for stairs and trench drains
  • Installation of curbs and sidewalk along Broadway and W129th Street

What to Expect

Construction Activity

  • University Forum—Saturday June 18: Concrete pour is scheduled for the mat slab (concrete foundation). Concrete pour operation will occur 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The community should expect trucks in and out of the site during this time.
  • 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. (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday June 18 for University Forum concrete pour)
  • Material deliveries to site is ongoing
  • Boiler testing is underway and is expected to continue through to the month of July. Minor visible smoke may be exhausted out of the smoke stacks during testing.

 

Temporary Traffic and Transportation Impacts

  • No standing on West 125th Street between Broadway and West 129th Street
  • West 130th Street between Broadway and 12th Avenue is open
  • There is a no parking zone in effect on the west side of Broadway from 129th to 130th streets
  • West 129th Street between Broadway and W125th Street is expected to remain closed until mid summer