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Work zone to begin tomorrow at Atlantic and Vanderbilt for LIRR East Portal project

According to a Community Notice sent yesterday from Pacific Park Brooklyn, temporary changes to the roadway around Vanderbilt and Atlantic avenues are scheduled to begin tomorrow, Wednesday, May 23. 

No time frame or duration was provided. This work was not previewed in the latest two-week Construction Update, dated May 14.

From the notice:
As part of the construction of the Long Island Rail Road East Portal project, the center median of Atlantic Avenue will be reconfigured at the intersection of Atlantic and Vanderbilt Avenues.
To accommodate this work, the west crosswalk of the intersection of Atlantic and Vanderbilt Avenues will be closed beginning on on Wednesday, May 23. Pedestrian traffic across Atlantic Avenue will be detoured as per the diagram below.
Also, the westbound B45 bus stop on Atlantic Avenue will be relocated one block west, moving from the northwest corner of Vanderbilt Avenue to the northwest corner of Clermont Avenue.
Please note that this is the first phase of the East Portal MPT (Maintenance and Protection of Traffic). Additional notices will be issued when the next phase begins.
Traffic Enforcement Agents and flaggers will be on site to assist with vehicular and pedestrian movements. If you have any questions contact the CLO at 866 923 5315 or communityliaison@pacificparkbrooklyn.com

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