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From the latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Alert: work at residential sites steps up

According to the latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Brooklyn Construction Update, below, covering this week and next and issued yesterday by Empire State Development after preparation by Greenland Forest City Partners, work at the sites for two residential buildings now includes installation of a 16' fence along a portion of Dean Street near Vanderbilt Avenue, and the trucking of excavated soil from Dean Street near Carlton Avenue.

(Here's the previous alert.)

Below are verbatim excerpts from the document. I've bolded the new information

LIRR Yard Activities - Block 1120 & 1121
• Within the yard, drilling of SOE soldier piles along the mid-block of Block 1120 has been completed. Removal of the drill rig from the site has commenced and may extend into the current reporting period.During this reporting period, installation and testing of 24” diameter caisson piles is scheduled to commence in Block 1120. Compressors located on the 6th Avenue Bridge will be utilized for this work
LIRR Yard Activities – Atlantic Avenue
• MPT has been shifted into the Stage 3 configuration in order to allow SOE drilling operations to shift to the western side of 6th Avenue:
o 6th Avenue between Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Street remains one-way northbound only; th
o Pedestrian crossing at Atlantic and 6 Avenues now takes place at the east, south and north sides of the intersection;
o The south sidewalk on Atlantic Avenue between Barclays Arena and 6 Avenue will remain open while this work is underway.
• Drilling of SOE piles along the western side of 6th Avenue has been completed.
• Excavation and hauling of soil will be ongoing during this reporting period.• Preparations for temporary decking installation, temporary utility relocation and tunnel girder installations will be on-going during this reporting period.
• B11 – 550 Vanderbilt Avenue:
o National Grid has completed the relocation of the gas line in the Dean Street sidewalk between Carlton Avenue and Vanderbilt Avenue. The gas line was being offset to a location within the street bed of Dean Street to accommodate ConEd vaults, under the existing sidewalk, which will service the B11 and B12 residential buildings that are being installed in this same area. Installation of the portion of the 16’ fence along Dean Street that could not be installed because of conflicts with this gas line work has commenced and will continue during this reporting period.o Excavation and hauling of soil from site. Soil that has been classified as clean, contaminated or hazardous will be removed from the site as part of the excavation activities and brought to appropriate disposal locations. Protocols for the trucks entering and exiting the site have been put in place. These protocols provide instruction on roadway routing to and from the project site, queuing of trucks while on site and vehicle idling restrictions
o Installation of support of excavation (SOE), including pouring of concrete piers, installation of lagging will continue during this reporting period.
o Commence installation of spread footings. o Continue mobilizing of field office complex.
• B14- 535 Carlton Avenue:
o Excavation and foundation activities will continue during this reporting period. Work includes drilling of pipe piles for the SOE system and excavation of soil to a depth of 8’ [not 6', as previous] for the installation of lagging and the drilling of the first level of tie backs. Soil that has been classified as clean, contaminated or hazardous will be removed from the site as part of the excavation activities and brought to appropriate disposal locations. Protocols for the trucks entering and exiting the site have been put in place. These protocols provide instruction on roadway routing to and from the project site, queuing of trucks while on site and vehicle idling restrictionso A support of excavation (SOE) drill rig will be on the site and will continue through this reporting period.
o A tie-back drill rig will be mobilized to the site during this reporting period.o Site mobilization will continue, consisting of electrical work to power contractor field office and relocation of light poles to outside of site fence.


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