Weeks of 8/29/16 and 9/5/16

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, August 26, 2016

What is Happening

Jerome L. Greene Science Center

  • Maintenance of sidewalk bridge/temporary sidewalk along Broadway and W.129th Street, and perimeter fence protection repairs along W.125th Street
  • Installation of permanent loading dock walls, floor, 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

  • East side hoist removal underway
  • Curtain wall panels being installed (east)
  • Roof parapet being completed
  • 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
  • Waterproofing and rigid installation, followed by backfill of foundation walls

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

  • Installation of trench drains around the square
  • Installation of granite band and steps; form and pour slab south of Lenfest Center (north of Small Square)
  • Begin Woodland Walk trench drains and utility trench formwork

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 W.125th Street between Broadway and W.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 W.125th Street is expected to open before the end of August
  • West 131st Street between Broadway and 12th Avenue will be closed prior to November and will remain closed until the end of 2018