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ATLANTIC YARDS CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

 

 

 

ATLANTIC YARDS CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
Weeks of May 26th and June 2nd

 

In an effort to keep the Atlantic Yards Community aware of upcoming construction activities, ESD and Forest City Ratner provide the following outline of anticipated upcoming construction activities. We hope it keeps you informed and helps you plan for any possible inconveniences.


If you have any questions please feel free to contact ESD’s Manager, Atlantic Yards Project Community/Government Relations or at 212-803-3736 or AtlanticYards@esd.ny.gov

 

Please note: the scope and nature of activities are subject to change based upon field conditions.


In addition, during the utility work water shut-offs may be required; these shutdowns are done under the oversight of DEP and property owners will be given advance notice. All work has been approved by appropriate City and State agencies where required.

 

B-2 Tower, Modular Residential

• Erection of 6th floor modules will commence during the week of June 9th.
During the interim mechanical, plumbing and electrical mate line work is expected to commence.

• Dean Street shutdown is tentative for May 28th for jumping of crane. This is subject to
receipt of DOT approval. Public notification/posting will be made

• Manufacturing of 6th floor modules has been completed and erection will commence week of June 9th
June. Manufacturing of 7th and 8th floors modules will continue during this reporting period.
During the interim mechanical, plumbing and electrical mate line work is expected to commence.

• Approximately 117 modules have been delivered and installed to date.

• Alleyway drainage plumbing between B2 and the arena is 98% complete.
Gravel backfilling will be completed during this reporting period.

• Rough in for the MEP trades in the basement and ground floor will continue during this
reporting period.

 

• Electrical switchgear will be delivered and is being connected. ConEd has completed their vault
work. Layout of the first floor Interiors will continue during this reporting period.

• Spray on fireproofing on the first floor and Dean Street steel will continue during this
reporting period.

• Hoist cars have been set. Installation of first tie-in to the 3rd floor will continue this
reporting period. The hoist is being erected at the southwest corner (Dean Street & Flatbush Avenue) of the building. Hoist will become operational after erection of the 8th floor modules.

• Particulate monitoring will be resumed when soil disturbing activities take place at the B2 site.

• Temporary power and lights is being maintained throughout the project. This is an on-going activity.

• Daily cleanup activities of sidewalks and streets are ongoing as required.

• General Delivery of Modules Process: Deliveries commenced on Wednesday, night, December 11, 2013.
Deliveries will recommence during the first week of June, weather permitting.

• Deliveries of modules from the Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY) facility to the B2 construction site will be made within the following parameters:

• All modules will be delivered by tractor trailers and are “wide loads” under DOT’s jurisdiction, subject to trucking regulations.

• All deliveries will be scheduled via radio or other communication between the BNY and the B2 site. Each delivery will be released individually from the BNY; only when the module has reached the site and been placed appropriately at the site (in final position) will another delivery be released from the BNY. All deliveries will be accompanied by licensed escort vehicles.

• Delivery route from the BNY to the site is as follows: o Exit right out of BNY onto Flushing Avenue;

o Turn left onto Navy Street;
o Turn right onto to Tillary Street;
o Turn left onto Flatbush Avenue;
o Turn left from Flatbush directly into the Dean Street B2 MPT area; NOTE: this turn is permitted with appropriate traffic control personnel supervising each delivery.

• There will be daytime and nighttime deliveries of modules. A maximum of four nighttime and four daytime deliveries are permitted.

• Deliveries are expected to occur on weekdays and week nights.

 

• Nighttime Deliveries:
o All nighttime deliveries must take place between the hours of 10 pm and 5:30 am.

o All nighttime deliveries will be coordinated with arena operation’s events and loading dock activities to ensure there are no conflicts.

o When there are a maximum of four nighttime deliveries, two modules will be stored over night after delivery in Dean Street on the north side outside of the MPT area. One will be in front of the B3 plaza and one will be just east of the MPT east exit gate and west of the arena loading dock. The two other modules will be stored overnight within the MPT area.

o The pedestrian path adjacent to the MPT area will be closed and signed when modules are being stored overnight in Dean Street. The shared vehicular and bicycle lane will remain open to travel.


The Dean Street pedestrian path will remain closed while modules are being picked and placed and/or while modules are being moved in the MPT area, either directly from Flatbush Avenue or backed in the MPT from spots along Dean Street. Flagmen will be present and barriers will be placed across the ends of the pedestrian pathway.

 

o Picking of the modules that were stored overnight will begin at 7:00 AM the following morning.

 


• Daytime Deliveries:
o Daytime deliveries are required to occur between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm. A maximum of four modules will be permitted.

o All daytime deliveries will proceed directly into the Dean Street B2 MPT area and will not encroach on Dean Street itself.

o The pedestrian path adjacent to the Dean Street MPT area will be open other than at times specified above and Dean Street will be open all of the time to both vehicular and bicycle travel.

 

 

LIRR Yard Activities Block 1120 & 1121

 

• Contractor will continue installation of tiebacks, lagging, excavation of soil and demolition of
the lower portion of the concrete retaining wall along Pacific Street during this reporting period.

 

How to Reach the Community Liaso Office (CLO)

 

The Community Liaison Office is located at 752 Pacific Street. The CLO’s hours are M-F from 9am –
4pm and the phone number, 866-923-5315 and email, community liaison@atlanticyards.com will remain the same. Visitors seeking the office should enter through the guard booth at the corner of Carlton Avenue and Pacific Street.

 

 

 

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