Weeks of 8/15/16 and 8/22/16

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, August 12, 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 permanent loading dock walls, doors, and accessories
  • Cleaning of the glazing (i.e. windows)/curtain wall system
  • Removal of temporary boiler unit on Broadway
  • Placement of sidewalks along Broadway

Lenfest Center for the Arts

  • Roof bulkhead and paver installation
  • Rooftop duct insulation wrap
  • Infill of exterior building panels where hoist was removed
  • Scaffolding in place to begin exterior 5th floor balcony

University Forum

  • Installation of urban layer slab formwork, shoring, rebar, anchors and concrete placement ongoing
  • Installation of sleeves at Urban Layer
  • Installation of barrier fence in the center of 129th Street
  • Backfill of foundation walls

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

  • Backfill installation with soil material
  • Form work for stairs and trench drains; installation of granite band and steps
  • Installation of light poles along W129th Street and site perimeter fence

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. 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 late August
  • West 131st Street between Broadway and 12th Avenue will be closed beginning the month of August and remain closed until the end of 2018