Weeks of 10/30/17 and 11/6/17

Project site, aerial view looking northeast, October 27, 2017

What is Happening

University Forum

  • Ductwork installation on second floor
  • Electrical roughing at the below-grade level, street-level space, and second level
  • Precast installation is substantially complete.  Precast punchlist work is ongoing.
  • Installing storefront trims and gaskets at street-level space and curtain wall glass, trims and gasket on levels two and three
  • Mechanical and plumbing roughing at the below-grade, first, and second levels
  • Masonry walls on level three
  • Framing and sheetrocking ground floor and basement
  • Trenching for incoming services and installation of high pressure steam piping
  • Spray foam insulation on levels two and three
  • Ceiling framing on the ground floor
  • Painting throughout the building (interior and exterior)
  • Passenger elevator (PE-4) shaft wall installation
  • Installation of scaffolding in elevator shafts
  • Work to take place on Saturdays for the remainder of the year

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

  • Planting of perennials
  • Complete punch list items

Phase 2 Foundations

  • Temporary support of excavation work along W.131st Street 
  • Installation of production minipiles
  • Install concrete pile caps at west half of site
  • Install pressure slab at west end of site

What to Expect

Construction Activity

  • Regular weekday work hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday work hours: 7:00 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