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

From the latest Construction Update: after hours work at B4/B15 continues; fence installation on Pacific Street seems precursor for work at B12 and B13 sites

Te latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning today, was circulated Friday, 5/29/20 at 3:07 pm (lead time) by Empire State Development (ESD) after preparation by Greenland Forest City Partners.

Judging from the text highlighted in in red in the document below, the only new work expected is fence installation along Pacific Street on the southeast block of the site, a precursor for work launching the B12 (615 Dean) and B13 (595 Dean) towers, once expected to start this month.

Those two towers would have 798 rental units and, underground, a fitness center and fieldhouse.

Meanwhile, what I two weeks ago called a rather stealth acknowledgment of after-hours work at both the B4 (18 Sixth) and B15 (37 Sixth) sites, given that it was not highlighted in red, weekday work there will last from 7 am until 7 pm and Saturday work goes from 8 am until 5 pm.

Here's the permit for B4. Here's the permit for B15.

In both cases, the rationale is "traffic congestion (pedestrian and/or vehicular)." That seems rather a catch-all.

After-hours variances are required for those seeking to perform construction activity before 7 am and after 6 pm, or on a Saturday or Sunday, according to the Department of Buildings (DOB). In previous months, Saturday work started at 9 am.

At the rail yard

Work continues at the Vanderbilt Yard, including site demobilization, including material and equipment removal. Previous documents had suggested that work would conclude in April. Now there's no estimate.

Also, continuing day shift, weekend and night work will include electrical punch-list closeout, train toilet servicing maintenance and repairs, site demobilization, and track restoration work.





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