Skip to main content

Featured Post

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

From the latest Construction Update: overnight work starts next weekend--but maybe tomorrow night (!?). Now Saturday work at B12/B13 starts 7 am.

The latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning April 5 was circulated yesterday at 1:46 pm (lead time) by Empire State Development (ESD) after preparation by Greenland Forest City Partners.

Notably, weekend overnight work at the Vanderbilt Yard will start next weekend and last three weekends: the weekends of April 10, April 17, and April 24, 2021. 

This work will start at 9 pm Fridays and finish by 4 am Mondays. It also "might" happen 8 pm to 4 am for three consecutive nights starting tomorrow night (April 4 through April 6), which would avoid the third weekend of work.

There's no indication of when residents might be alerted that the schedule would shift to start tomorrow night. Note that work starting April 4 should have been noticed in the previous Update.

"The work may require the use of portable light towers," the document says, stating that "the light towers will be positioned to illuminate only the work zone in the Yard, thereby minimizing impact to the surrounding community." That, in the past, has been impactful.

After-hours work continues, with a Saturday shift

Otherwise there's little contrast with the previous Update, other than a stealth change in after-hours work.

Regarding after-hours work at B4 (18 Sixth Ave.), the document accurately lists weekday work 5 am to 10 pm and Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5 pm.

Regarding after-hours work at B15 (662 Pacific St.), the document accurately cites weekday work 6 am to 10 pm and Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5 pm.

Regarding after-hours work at B12 & B13 (615 Dean St. and 595 Dean St.), the document states that " Saturday work will continue during this reporting period." No time is listed, but today's variance is for 7 am to 3:30 pm. Over the last three Saturdays it was from 9 am to 5 pm.

The Community Liaison Office 

The Pacific Park Brooklyn Community Liaison Office located at 550 Vanderbilt Avenue is temporarily closed," the document states. "The CLO can be reached by phone at 866-923-5315 and by email at communityliaison@pacificparkbrooklyn.com."

Unmentioned: as indicated last week, the phone doesn't always take messages.

Comments