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From the latest Construction Update: traffic limited on Sixth Avenue; railyard drilling; street trees coming at 535 Carlton

Acording to the latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning March 27 and circulated yesterday at 1:59 pm (somewhat late) by Empire State Development after preparation by Greenland Forest City Partners (GFCP), a few changes are expected.

Traffic on Sixth Avenue between Pacific Street and Atlantic Avenue is expected to be modified during these two weeks period, with traffic will be limited to one northbound lane. The start date of this work depends on the receipt of the applicable permits.

At the Vanderbilt Yard, drilling of foundation piles will begin in the B10 site--just west of Vanderbilt Avenue, between Pacific Street and Atlantic Avenue.

Also, 48” steel water main installation is expected to start during this period--location unspecified.

And street trees will be planted around 535 Carlton Avenue (aka B14), the 100% affordable building that already has residents.

Weekend and after-hours work

As in previous weeks, Saturday work could occur at B3 (38 Sixth), B12 (615 Dean Street), and B14. Then again, pretty much nothing has been happening at B12. No weekend work is predicted at B11 (550 Vanderbilt) or B2 (461 Dean)

In the railyard, weekday foundation pile installation in the area of the B5 site--east of Sixth Avenue, between Pacific Street and Atlantic Avenue--may extend work hours up to 5:30 pm and may occur on Saturdays.

Also, ongoing testing for the new LIRR substation may extend weekday work hours up to 7 pm and may require work on Saturday and Sunday.

The demolition that hasn't happened

As stated in the past 21 construction updates, demolition at Block 1120, the railyard block between Sixth and Carlton avenues, could commence upon receipt of Department of Buildings and Department of Transportation permits. A community notice will be distributed. Maybe it's not actually going to happen.

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