Weeks of 7/22/19 and 7/29/19

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, July 19, 2019

What is Happening

The Forum

  • Punchlist

Columbia Business School

Site 7 (Western Site)

  • Steel erection and metal decking is up to the roof level
  • Curtain wall panel installation is underway
  • Concrete placement and curtain wall anchor installation up to level 9
  • Network stairs and egress stair installation up to level 11
  • Plumbing and ductwork is in progress
  • Spray on fireproofing is up to level 7
  • Egress stair and elevator shaft walls up to level 5

Site 6B (Eastern Site)

  • Steel erection and metal decking is up to the roof level
  • Concrete placement up to level 2
  • Network stairs and egress stairs installed up to level 6

 Below Grade Activity / W. 131st Street Utilities

  • Trenching and manhole installation ongoing on W. 131st Street near the Studebaker Building loading dock.  Trenching for domestic water tie-in on W. 130th Street on Saturdays while awaiting Department of Environmetal Protection approval.  Installation of stormwater piping on W. 131st Street.
  • Concrete piers demolition on W. 131st Street on Saturday, July 20
  • HVAC, plumbing and sprinkler piping ongoing.  Installation of HVAC pipe stands in utility tunnel.
  • Installation of masonry walls, concrete curbs, and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) pads at sub-cellar 1 and sub-cellar 3 levels
  • Installation of shaft walls at sub-cellar 1 level at Site 7
  • Spray on fireproofing at sub-cellar 1 level
  • Backfilling and site grading
  • Installation of sewer connections
  • Carpentry top track installation

W. 132nd Street Demolition Project

  • Demolition to start the week of July 22

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

  • W. 130th Street will be closed on Saturdays until July 27 for street utility work
  • Refer to street signage for the west side of Broadway from 129th to 130th Streets -- parking is allowed after 6:00 p.m. and on weekends
  • W. 131st Street between Broadway and 615 W. 131st Street is closed and will remain closed until the fourth quarter of 2019