Weeks of 7/10/17 and 7/17/17

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, July 7, 2017

What is Happening

Jerome L. Greene Science Center

  • Entrance repair along W.130th Street

Lenfest Center for the Arts

  • Testing of the exterior lights and cameras
  • Curtain wall system testing

University Forum

  • Electrical roughing at the street level space
  • Installing masonry walls at the BG level
  • Mobilize and set up crane for precast panel on 7/10/17
  • Mobilization and execution of precast installation
  • Structural steel punch list work
  • Start masonry walls on the second floor

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

  • Continue work in the Woodland Walk and between the Jerome L. Greene Science Center and Lenfest Center for the Arts
  • Installation of street tree guards on W.129th and W.130th streets

Phase 2 Foundations

  • Mass excavation work (westerly portion of site bounded by 12th Ave, W.130th and W.131st streets)
  • Temporary support of excavation work along W.131st Street 
  • Installation of temporary tiebacks beneath Studebaker building
  • Load testing for foundation minipiles and installation of production minipiles
  • Completion of north cap beam
  • Concrete chipping, grinding of Phase 1A slurry wall

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

  • No standing on W.125th Street between Broadway and W.129th Street
  • Truck loading only on the west side of Broadway from 129th to 130th streets
  • W.131st Street between Broadway and 615 W.131st Street is closed and will remain closed until the early 2019
  • W.129th Street between Broadway and W.125th Street is closed until December 2017