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From the latest Construction Alert: track work at railyard begins Friday night, runs through Monday morning

The latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Alert (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning Monday, March 12, was circulated at 11:04 am yesterday (late) by Empire State Development (ESD) after preparation by Greenland Forest City Partners. (Note that the document says March 5 and March 19.)

There's not much new compared to the previous update, except for rescheduled sidewalk repair along Dean Street between Carlton and Vanderbilt avenues, which was supposed to happen last week; separately announced plans to close Dean Street between Flatbush and Sixth avenues next week; and weekend work at the railyard.

The notice states:
Installation of new track turnouts and slip switches will be completed by contractor and LIRR forces during the weekend of 3/16, 3/17, and 3/18. Work will begin Friday night (3/16) at 10 pm and will be continuous through Monday morning (3/19) at 5 am. Work will include removal of track, installation of new track, signal installation, and third rail installation. All work will be done inside the yard and will not impact train movement in or out of Atlantic Terminal.
It's not clear how loud or disruptive that might be.

The demolition that hasn't happened

As stated in the past 46 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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