Weeks of 7/25/16 and 8/1/16

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, July 22, 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
  • Placement of sidewalks along W129th Stree

Lenfest Center for the Arts

  • Roof bulkhead and paver installation
  • Rooftop duct insulation wrap
  • Exterior scaffold in progress
  • Removal of exterior material hoist and temporary platforms
  • Infill of exterior building panels where hoist was removed

University Forum

  • Installation of formwork, anchor bolts and reinforcement for the foundation walls and columns, and placement of concrete
  • Dewatering is ongoing
  • Installation of urban layer slab formwork, shoring, rebar and concrete placement
  • Perimeter foundation wall waterproofing, insulation, filter fabric and RCA (recycled concrete aggregate) backfill installation ongoing

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

  • Furnish and install rebar on top of metal decking for plaza
  • Backfill installation with geofoam and soil material
  • Form work for stairs and trench drains
  • Installation of curbs, sidewalk and light poles 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 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
  • 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
  • West 131st Street between Broadway and 12th Avenue will be closed beginning the month of August