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Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park graphic: what's built/what's coming + FAQ (pinned post)

From the latest Construction Update: work on Pacific Street will occupy sidewalk and parking lane

According to the latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning June 19 and circulated yesterday afternoon at 4:27 pm (late) by Empire State Development after preparation by Greenland Forest City Partners, work on the new DEP Water Service will continue on Pacific Street between Carlton and Sixth avenues. A portion of the parking lane and sidewalk on the north side of Pacific Street will be occupied by this work.

Oddly, this is listed in red in the document, indicating new activity, but the phrasing "will continue" suggests it's ongoing. But it was not listed in the previous Construction Update.

Outside B3, 38 Sixth Avenue, rRemaining sidewalk construction should be completed with the removal of the sidewalk shed/overhead protection.

Work on the railyard

Drilling of foundation piles in the area of B7 will continue, and drilling of foundation piles in the B10 area is expected to be completed.

Tentative timetable annotated as of October 2016
Saturday and after-hours work

As in previous weeks, Saturday work could occur at B11 (550 Vanderbilt), B12 (615 Dean), and B14 (535 Carlton), including open space at the two nearly-finished buildings, B11 and B14. Then again, pretty much nothing has been happening at B12. No weekend work is predicted at the arena block.

In the railyard, weekday foundation pile installation in the area of the B5 site 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 27 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.


  1. Thanks for the work you do on this website. One question -- you say the demolition in the railyard block between Sixth and Carlton avenues may not happen. Do you think that because of the delays or for other reasons?

    1. When I say may not happen, I mean within the two-week period covered by this announcement. (Will clarify going forward.) The project is in some ways stalled and this is a later part of the project. That suggests they won't demolish until the project is moving forward.


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