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Courtyard Repairs, 14 Washington Place


Water has infiltrated the basement of 14 Washington Place through leaks in the surface of the courtyard, necessitating repairs.

 

Information for Neighbors

 

Project Timeline
 

  • The project is scheduled to begin in August and continue through November.
  • The project will begin with approximately one week of abatement. 
  • Subsequently, contractors will remove the courtyard floor, requiring the use of hydraulic jackhammers for approximately one week. After, they will use pumps to remove water that has accumulated beneath the courtyard. Following this, they will install a waterproof membrane, insulation, and pavers on the courtyard floor. The waterproofing material must be flush with the building, requiring the removal and reinstallation of bricks at the building's base. This work will go through early November.

Scope of Work

 

  • The project will begin with necessary abatement steps.
  • Following abatement, workers will remove the courtyard floor, requiring the use of hydraulic jackhammers for approximately one week.
  • During the waterproofing phase, materials must be flush with the building, which will require the removal and reinstallation of bricks at the buildings base. This work involves a chipping machine.
  • As with any active construction site, dust will be generated in the area immediately surrounding the work and noise will be generated by mechanical equipment.
  • The new waterproofing material may give off a mild odor when it is first laid down.
  • An abatement truck will be located across from the Brown building on Washington Place between Greene Street and Washington Square East. A dumpster truck for debris removal will also be required, location to be determined.

Updates and Announcements

 

Construction Update, September 15, 2014

Inclement weather has extended the courtyard floor removal through the end of this week.  

Construction Update, September 5, 2014

Weather delays have set back the abatement schedule, but work is expected to be completed by September 6. Courtyard floors are scheduled to be removed beginning Monday, September 8, involving approximately 1 week of hydraulic jackhammer use. Subsequently, water beneath the courtyard will be pumped out.

Construction Update, August 22, 2014

Permit approvals have delayed the start of work. The updated schedule is from August 25 through early November.

Construction Update, August 11, 2014

Permit approvals have delayed courtyard repairs. New start date information will be forthcoming.

Construction Update, July 10, 2014

Project details have been finalized.

Work hours

 

  • Monday - Friday,
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • In instances where night or weekend work is required, community members will be given advanced notice.

Latest News

 

September 15 2014

Inclement weather has extended the courtyard floor removal through the end of this week.  

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