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Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park graphic: what's built/what's coming + FAQ (pinned post)

From the latest Construction Update: continued overnight work at railyard; steel trusses at B15; two tower cranes may arrive

The latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning Monday, Feb. 3, was circulated Friday Jan. 31 at 2:30 pm (lead time) by Empire State Development (ESD) after preparation by Greenland Forest City Partners.

There's little new compared to the previous update, though it does indicate that a tower crane is expected to be erected at the B15 site, 664 (or 662) Pacific Street, and that the previously announced plan to erect a tower crane at the B4 site, 18 Sixth Avenue, continues.

(Both those plans were mentioned at last week's Quality of Life meeting, though the B4 crane did not arrive as initially planned.)

Also, given that there's no longer tenant fit-out work going on at 550 Vanderbilt, that means that the craft beer bar Beer Street is slated to open soon, as Bklyner explained.

Again planned is overnight work, from 6 pm to 6 at the Vanderbilt Yard: "Contractor plans to work second shift to sawcut/trench/excavate, install train servicing equipment, and install yard lighting structures... pending LIRR support availability. Limited demolition work on yard road base may also occur." It's unclear if that also includes weekends.

Ramping up at two tower sites

As previously reported, work is ramping up at the two main construction sites, B4 and B15, including steel truss deliveries at the latter.

Also, according to the document, "Con Edison will be working in and around 6th Avenue and Pacific Street to provide electric service to the B4 and B15 sites. Please note that utility companies are not subject to the Project’s Memorandum of Environmental Commitments (MEC)."

That's code for saying that the Con Ed doesn't have to tamp down noise in the same way that a construction company might.

Meanwhile, Saturday work is expected at both residential sites through the end of the year.

There is continued work at the Vanderbilt Yard, both weekdays and nights/weekends, as the new railyard is finished.



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