Weeks of 5/2/16 and 5/9/16

Project site aerial view looking northeast 4/29/16

What is Happening

Jerome L. Greene Science Center

  • Installation of ground floor storefront interior glass and entry vestibules
  • Installation of raised floor pavers on ground floor and roof terraces
  • Installation of ground floor poured concrete flooring
  • Full operation of modified loading dock, West 130th Street entrance
  • 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 permanent loading dock walls, doors, and accessories

Lenfest Center for the Arts

  • Roof bulkhead installation
  • Rooftop waterproofing, mechanical equipment, and duct installation

University Forum

  • The installation of wood lagging for support of excavation system is ongoing
  • The tie back and grout operation for the support of excavation system is ongoing
  • Excavation and soil removal continue
  • Temporary power and dewatering preparation ongoing
  • Preparation of the east portion of the site for mud slab installation

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

  • Installation of rebar and concrete for protection slab in small square plaza
  • Forming of structural walls in the small square plaza
  • Installation of concrete block walls in the small square plaza
  • Installation of monitoring wells along Broadway between W130th and W129th streets, and along W129th Street between Broadway and W125th Street
  • Installation of curbs along Broadway and W129th 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
  • Boiler testing is underway and is expected to continue throughout the month of April. 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 the summer