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Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park infographics: what's built/what's coming/what's missing, who's responsible, + project FAQ/timeline (pinned post)

From the latest Construction Update: no notable changes; again, no update on platform

The latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning Monday, Nov. 14, was circulated at 4:19 pm yesterday (late!) by Empire State Development (ESD) after preparation by Greenland Forest City Partners (GFCP), which is dominated by Greenland USA.

There's really no change compared with the previous update, just ongoing work previously announced, such as the transition to using the loading dock on Dean Street for completion of B12 and B13 (615 Dean St. and 595 Dean St.), rather than using demapped Pacific Street for deliveries to the back of the site. Also, window washing at B12 continues.

Platform work may start 

For more than five months, they've suggested that the preparatory stage of platform work--crucial to three of the six towers over the Vanderbilt Yard--will finally start, but it still requires, as stated, permits to constrain sidewalk access and traffic around the block bounded by Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Street and by Sixth and Carlton Avenues. 

That's the first block of platform work. At the most recent Quality of Life meeting in September--today was the date for the next one, but it apparently has been delayed-- we were told by a Greenland USA rep--dubiously, in my view, since it hadn't disclosed before--that the main delay was cause by unfinished water main work on the south side of Atlantic. That work was finished seven weeks ago, but we haven't learned any more.
Afer-hours work continues; again incorrect 

Regarding after-hours work at B12 & B13 (615 Dean St/595 Dean St.) on the southeast block, the document accurately says there's a variance for work to start at 6 am on weekdays. 

It also says "Saturday work from 9 AM – 5 PM will continue." There's nothing listed yet for this weekend, but, as with the past months, the most recent variances (Nov. 5, Nov. 12) were for 9 am to 5:30 pm.

That continues a pattern. They--GFCP and site developer TF Cornerstone--just don't care about getting it right. Nor does the state authority ESD.