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From the latest Construction Update: some progress around the railyard

According to the latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning September 25, there's only a little new work in this period, compared to the previous period. The update was circulated yesterday at 10:53 am (late) by Empire State Development (ESD) after preparation by Greenland Forest City Partners.

At the Long Island Rail Road, "Work for the new project Field Office Trailers will continue in Block 1129 during this reporting period." That's actually the southeast block of the project. Also, at the West Portal off Atlantic Avenue, "painting of the portal steel will continue."

Also, there's some late-stage work around two already-open buildings on the southeast block of the project.

Around 550 Vanderbilt Avenue (aka B11), portions of privatized Pacific Street from the B12 site to B-12 up to Vanderbilt Avenue will begin. That should connect to the open space in progress. Also, construction trailers are scheduled to be removed on 9/29/17.

At 550 Vanderbilt, there will be "ongoing work in courtyard and remaining fa├žade features." At 535 Carlton Avenue, there will be ongoing open space work and repaving of portions of Dean Street.

Saturday and after-hours work

Saturday work could occur at B14, as well as B12 (615 Dean). Then again, pretty much nothing has been happening at B12. No weekend work is predicted at the arena block or at B11 (550 Vanderbilt).

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 34 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 within this two-week reporting period.

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