Weeks of 6/13/16 and 6/20/16

Project site aerial view looking northeast 6/10/16

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 and entry vestibules
  • Installation of polished concrete stair treads, Broadway entrance
  • Installation of permanent loading dock walls, doors, and accessories
  • Cleaning of the glazing (i.e. windows)/curtain wall system


Lenfest Center for the Arts

  • Roof bulkhead installation
  • Rooftop duct insulation wrap and roof paver installation


University Forum

  • Excavation and soil removal continues for the western portion of the site
  • Stone placement over the mat slab (concrete foundation)
  • Installation of formwork, anchor bolts and reinforcement for the foundation mat slab, walls and columns, and placement of concrete
  • Dewatering is ongoing
  • Installation of wood lagging for western half of site
  • Installation of urban layer slab formwork and shoring along Broadway


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 curbs and sidewalk along Broadway and W129th Street

What to Expect

Construction Activity

  • University Forum—Saturday June 18: Concrete pour is scheduled for the mat slab (concrete foundation). Concrete pour operation will occur 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The community should expect trucks in and out of the site during this timeframe on June 18 for the concrete pour operation.
  • 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. (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday June 18 for University Forum concrete pour)
  • 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
  • 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