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From the latest Construction Alert: rescheduled sidewalk and street repair; after resident's video, new disclosure re LIRR staging

The latest Alantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Alert (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning Monday, March 26, was circulated at 4:16 pm Friday (lead time) by Empire State Development (ESD) after preparation by Greenland Forest City Partners.

There are a few new things compared to the previous update, such as National Grid project-related infrastructure relocation work at intersection area of Vanderbilt and Atlantic Avenues.

But there are also rescheduled activities, likely at least in part due to weather. For example, sidewalk repair along Dean Street near the B12 site, between Carlton and Vanderbilt avenues, was twice supposed to happen.

Also rescheduled are overnight street paving work outside the B2 site (461 Dean)--scheduled to start March 28 and last four nights--and also sidewalk repairs (day, night, possibly weekends) along the Barclays Center Sidewalk at Dean, Atlantic, and Flatbush avenues.

Coming clean

Note the disclosure (emphasis added):
LIRR is scheduled to perform track work in the yard and west portal the night of Thursday March 29th. LIRR vehicles and equipment may be staged in B12 site. Limiting idling and avoiding unnecessary vehicle movements will be monitored and enforced to minimize impact to the community.
The previous update had misleadingly said that all work would be done in the railyard, but a resident's video showed undisclosed (and somewhat noisy) work at the B12 site.

The demolition that hasn't happened

As stated in the past 47 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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