Monday, December 05, 2011

What's going on here? Atlantic Yards Watch offers more evidence that those operating railyard flood lights turn them on well before announced 6 am start.

According to the last few Atlantic Yards Construction Alerts (e.g., 11/21/11, floodlights at the Vanderbilt yard are supposed to be turned on during the week at 6 am and from dusk to 7:30 pm, to facilitate work.

As documented on Atlantic Yards Watch, on Wednesday, 11/30/11, the lights were on early, beginning at about 5 am, as indicated in the video below, and at 5:19 am, as indicated in the time stamp on the photo at left.

(Also see article on AY Watch.)

This isn't the first report of such deviation from the schedule.

As I wrote 11/10/11, Atlantic Yards Watch  reported that, on the day before, the lights went on at about 4:30 am.

That may be more convenient for those planning work at the site. It's not more convenient for the neighbors. If the reports are true--and I'll see if Empire State Development, charged with overseeing site work, has a comment--shouldn't this be stopped?



And on Sunday

Note that the lights are supposed to be on early during the week to facilitate work.
However, yesterday, Sunday, when no one was working at the railyard in the early morning, the lights were on by 6:30 am, as noted on Atlantic Yards Watch.


The video from yesterday

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