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726 Broadway Physics Lab Renovations


New York University will be renovating the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of 726 Broadway to create a home for new physics labs. The project will include interior abatement, demolition, construction, and renovation work, vault work on the buildings Lafayette Street side, and installation of mechanical equipment on the roof.

 

Information for Neighbors

 

Project Timeline
 

  • The project is scheduled to begin in December, 2013, and continue through the fall of 2015.
  • Interior demolition, abatement, and debris removal will continue through spring, 2014. Construction and renovation work will continue for the duration of the project.
  • Steel deliveries are scheduled for December 26th and December 27th, 2013.
  • Vault work at the building's Lafayette Street side is scheduled for the spring of 2014.
  • The installation of rooftop mechanical equipment is scheduled to begin in late 2014 or early 2015.

Scope of Work

 

  • The project consists of interior abatement, demolition, construction and renovations, vault work, and installation of rooftop mechanical equipment.
  • A packer truck or trucks will be on site to grind debris as it is removed. The packer truck will be located on building's Lafayette street side.
  • There will be periodic internal asbestos abatement.
  • External noise may increase when vault work commences in the summer of 2014.
  • Construction and renovation work will require periodic deliveries, which will use the building's Lafayette Street side.
  • Contractors will be present on the building's rooftop once installation of the mechanical equipment begins in late 2014 or early 2015.

Updates and Announcements

 

Construction Update, March 13, 2014

Abatement has been completed.

Construction Update, February 3, 2014

The first phase of Internal abatement is scheduled to begin Wednesday February 4th and continue for approximately three weeks. Work hours will be 6:00 pm to 1:00 am.

Construction Update, February 3, 2014

The first phase of Internal abatement is scheduled to begin Wednesday February 4th and continue for approximately three weeks. Work hours will be 6:00 pm to 1:00 am.

Construction Update, January 29, 2014

Demolition is nearing completion. Abatement is scheduled to begin in late winter/early spring.

Construction Update, December 19, 2013

Project details have been established, and work has begun.

726 Broadway

Work hours

 

  • Monday - Friday
    7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Debris removal is not expected to start before 8:00 am.
  • Neighbors will be given advanced notice of any changes to the work schedule.

Latest News


March 13 2013

Abatement has been completed.

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