Weeks of 12/19/16 and 12/26/16

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, December 9, 2016

What is Happening

Jerome L. Greene Science Center

  • Maintenance of perimeter fence protection along W.130th Street
  • Installation of sidewalk along W.130th Street
  • Fit out of retail space, southeast quadrant

Lenfest Center for the Arts

  • Exterior 5th floor balcony

University Forum

  • Testing and inspection of underground plumbing
  • Continue the installation of the pedestrian sidewalk bridge on W.125th between Broadway and W.129th Street
  • Move site fence on Broadway to prepare for the start of steel erection in January 2017
  • Prepare for the closure of W.129th Street between Broadway and W.125th Street, scheduled for Tuesday, December 27. It is anticipated that W.129th Street will reopen in March 2017.

Open Space: Small Square and site work on W.129th, W.130th and Broadway around Jerome L. Greene Science Center

  • Woodland Walk:backfill of crushed stone and installation of stone benches
  • Sidewalk installation along south sidewalk of W.130th Street
  • Broadway paving: removal of existing asphalt, concrete road base for southbound lanes on Broadway. Install backfill, road base and new asphalt

Phase 2 Foundations

  • Repair and relocation of site perimeter fence
  • Excavation on Site 7 (west toward 12th Ave between W.130th and W.131st streets) and demolition/removal of existing slurry wall guide walls
  • Installation of dewatering wells and mobilization of dewatering plant
  • Installation of monitoring wells on 12th Avenue and W.130th Street
  • Driving of sheet piles on Site 6 along W.130th Street bridge

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

Temporary Traffic and Transportation Impacts

  • West 129th Street (between Broadway and West 125th Street) is anticipated to close on Tuesday, December 27. It is anticipated that W.129th Street will reopen in March 2017.
  • 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
  • W.131st Street between Broadway and 12th Avenue is closed and will remain closed until the fall 2018