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From the latest Construction Update: more, noisy work at the railyard

The latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning Monday, Oct. 29 was circulated at 1:19 pm Friday (lead time) by Empire State Development (ESD) after preparation by Greenland Forest City Partners.

There are relatively few changes from the previous update, but they do suggest more noise near the project's northeast end.

At the East Portal

Not only will demolition of the East Portal structure continue near Atlantic and Vanderbilt avenues, it will now involve the "cutting and removal of structural steel," previously unmentioned, which in turn is said to trigger "appropriate noise and dust mitigation measures."

Pile drilling for East Portal Support of Excavation is expected to begin. Drilling will be conducted during daytime hours and appropriate dust and noise mitigation measures will be followed.

The westernmost travel lane on Vanderbilt Avenue between Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Street will be constrained, while the sidewalk is closed, as is the south pedestrian sidewalk on Atlantic between Clermont and Vanderbilt avenues.

At the railyard's eastern block

Not only will work on backfilling, compaction and grading for railyard storage tracks in Block 1121, the northeast block of the site, welding and installation of such tracks will continue. (This is said to be "new", unmentioned in a previous update, but the work will "continue," Go figure.)

Also, the contractor is expected to remove and demolish existing substation equipment now that a new substation is in place.

At the towers

Tenant fit out work in ground floor retail space will be ongoing at B14 (535 Carlton Avenue) and at B11 (550 Vanderbilt Avenue).

A demolition continues

The demolition of the 728 Atlantic Avenue building, one of two jutting south into the railyard, will continue.