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726 Broadway, Physics Lab Renovations


New York University is 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, renovation work, vault and new utility work on the buildings Lafayette & Broadway Street side, installation of new windows on floors 8 and 9, and installation of mechanical equipment on the roof.

 

Information for Neighbors

 

Project Timeline
 

  • The project began in March 2015 and is scheduled to be completed in December of 2016.
  • Interior construction is scheduled to commence the week of March 23.
  • A sidewalk fence was installed in April.
  • Vaulted sidewalk work to tie in new gas and water lines started in late May on the Broadway Street and Lafayette Street side.
  • New oil pipe installation on the Broadway Street side is scheduled for the fall of 2015.
  • New mechanical equipment and cooling tower on the buildings roof is scheduled to be installed in the fall of 2015.
  • The installation of new windows on floors 8 and 9 are scheduled for fall 2015.

Scope of Work

 

  • The project will include interior abatement, demolition, construction, and renovation work, vault and new utility work on the buildings Lafayette & Broadway Street side, installation of new windows on floors 8 and 9, and installation of mechanical equipment on the roof.
  • A packer truck(s) will be on site to grind debris as it is removed. The packer truck(s) will be located on building's Lafayette & Broadway street side.
  • In April of 2015, periodic asbestos abatement will require the use of specialized disposal truck that will be stationed in the sidewalk fence on Lafayette Street.
  • External noise may increase when vault work commences in the spring through the summer of 2015.
  • Construction and renovation work will require periodic deliveries, which will use the building's Lafayette & Broadway Street side.
  • Mobilization of interior construction is scheduled to commence the week of March 23rd. This will require a packer truck to be onsite on Broadway for approximately one month, Monday through Friday, as dictated by DOT. A packer truck will be on site on Lafayette Street through June, Monday through Friday, as dictated by DOT.  There will also be intermittent use of the packer truck during the project’s timeline.
  • As per the Department of Transportation (DOT), a sidewalk fence will be installed on the west side of Lafayette (alongside the building) for construction staging which will shift the bike lane to the outside. The sidewalk fence is scheduled to be installed starting the week of March 30th and stay for the duration of the project. Pedestrian and bike lane traffic will shift to the exterior of the sidewalk shed.   This work will require a parking lane closure but it will not affect vehicular traffic unless otherwise necessary for project work.
  • A temporary generator will located within the sidewalk fence on Lafayette Street from April 2015 through the end of the project.
  • As per DOT permit approval, between late March and June,  a portion of the Broadway Street and Lafayette Street vaulted sidewalk will be removed in order to update Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) water service and Con Edison gas utility lines.Work hours and dates will be dictated by DOT for the Broadway Street side.  Contractors will excavate a  3-foot wide trench from the front of the building into the street. This work will take approximately 2 months to complete. This work will require a parking lane closure and will affect vehicular traffic on Broadway. Work hours and dates will be dictated by DOT for the Lafayette Street side.  There may be instances of weekend work for the DEP water service tie in. Contractors will excavate a  12-foot wide by 20 feet long trench from the front of the building into the street. Pedestrian and bike lane traffic will shift to the exterior of the sidewalk shed.   This work will require a parking lane closure but it will not affect vehicular traffic unless otherwise necessary for project work. This work will take approximately 2 months to complete.
  • In the fall of 2015, a new pipe for oil deliveries will need to be installed on the Broadway side. Work days and hours will be dictated by DOT.
  • New mechanical equipment and cooling tower will require a crane to be on site on Lafayette and Broadway Street in the fall of 2015.  Demolition on the roof will occur in during the early summer of 2015 and take approximately a month to complete.
  • The installation of new windows on floors 8 and 9 requires the installation of a sidewalk bridge on Lafayette & Broadway Street for pedestrian safety.  Window installation is scheduled for fall 2015.

Updates and Announcements

 

Construction Update, May 13, 2016

Project Update

Interior work continues.

Crane Work Update

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets in May. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT.

Construction Update, April 29, 2016

Project Update

Interior work continues.

Crane Work Update

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), the crane  scheduled to be on-site on Sunday, April 17 has been rescheduled. DOT will determine the exact time and location of the rescheduled crane. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details before this work begins.

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets in May. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT.

Construction Update, April 15, 2016

Project Update

Interior work continues.

Crane Work Update

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), a crane is scheduled for Sunday, April 17 in front of the building on Lafayette Street at 7:00 am. The crane is required to hoist construction materials and mechanical equipment to the building's roof, and will require a partial lane closure on Lafayette Street from directly in front of the building to Astor Place. One lane of traffic will remain open to accommodate vehicular thru traffic at this location. This closure will eliminate a parking lane.

The street will be cleared and reopen to vehicular traffic by 8:00 pm. Streets will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and flagmen will be present to safely direct pedestrians while the crane is in use.

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets in April. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Construction Update, March 28, 2016

Crane Work

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), the crane lift originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 29 in front of the building on Lafayette Street has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 31 at 7:00 am due to weather conditions.

The crane lift planned for Wednesday, March 30 in front of the building on Lafayette Street at 7:00 am is scheduled to proceed as planned, weather permitting. The cranes are required to hoist construction materials and mechanical equipment to the building's roof.

The cranes will require a partial lane closure on Lafayette Street directly in front of the building. One lane of traffic will remain open to accommodate vehicular thru traffic at this location. This closure will eliminate a parking lane.

The street will be cleared and reopen to vehicular traffic by 8:00 pm on both days. Streets will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and flagmen will be present to safely direct pedestrians while the crane is in use.

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets in April. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Construction Update, March 25, 2016

Project Updates

Interior work continues.

Crane Work

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), crane lifts are scheduled for Tuesday, March 29 and Wednesday, March 30 in front of the building on Lafayette Street at 7:00 am, weather permitting. The crane is required to hoist construction materials and mechanical equipment to the building's roof.

The crane will require a partial lane closure on Lafayette Street directly in front of the building. One lane of traffic will remain open to accommodate vehicular thru traffic at this location. This closure will eliminate a parking lane.

The street will be cleared and reopen to vehicular traffic by 8:00 pm on both days. Streets will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and flagmen will be present to safely direct pedestrians while the crane is in use.

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets in April. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Construction Update, March 11, 2016

Project Updates

Interior work continues.

Crane Work

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), a crane lift is scheduled for Saturday, March 12 in front of the building on Lafayette Street at 7:00 am, weather permitting. The crane is required to hoist construction materials and mechanical equipment to the building's roof.

The crane will require a partial lane closure on Lafayette Street directly in front of the building. One lane of traffic will remain open to accommodate vehicular thru traffic at this location. This closure will eliminate a parking lane.

The street will be cleared and reopen to vehicular traffic by 8:00 pm. Streets will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and flagmen will be present to safely direct pedestrians while the crane is in use.

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets in March. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Construction Update, February 26, 2016

Project Updates

Interior work continues.

Crane Work

Pending DOT permits, the crane that was scheduled to be staged in front of the building on Lafayette Street on Sunday, February 28 will be rescheduled for early-March. The exact time and location of the crane will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets in March. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Construction Update, February 17, 2016

Project Updates

Interior work continues.

A packer truck is scheduled to be on site in order to grind debris at 9:00 am on Saturday, February 20 in front of the building on Lafayette Street.  

Crane Work

Pending DOT permits, a crane is scheduled to be staged in front of the building on Lafayette Street in order to lift mechanical equipment to the roof of the building on Sunday, February 28 from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm. The exact time and location of the crane will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets in March. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Construction Update, February 3, 2016

Street Closures

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), the concrete pump required to pour the roofs on the 8th and 9th floors has been rescheduled to be staged on Broadway in front of the building on Thursday, February 4. As per DOT, the concrete truck is scheduled to arrive on site at 6:00 am, and set up and pumping operations are scheduled to begin at 7:00 am and continue through 4:00 pm. Concrete finishing may continue through 11:00pm.

The concrete truck will require a partial lane closure on Broadway directly in front of the building. One lane of traffic will remain open to accommodate vehicular thru traffic at this location.  

The street will be cleared and reopen to vehicular traffic by Thursday, February 4 at 11:00 pm.

Streets will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and flagmen will be present to safely direct pedestrians while the crane is in use.

Crane Work

Pending DOT permits, a crane is scheduled to be staged in front of the building on Lafayette Street in order to lift mechanical equipment to the roof of the building from Thursday, February 18 at 6:00 pm - Friday, February 19 at 7:00 am. The exact time and location of the crane will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Project Updates

Interior work continues.

Construction Update, January 26, 2016

Project Updates

Interior work continues.

Con Ed is scheduled to complete the gas utility tie-in on the Lafayette Street side of the building the week of January 25.  

Street Closures

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), a concrete pump is scheduled to be staged on Broadway in front of the building on Friday, January 29. The concrete truck is scheduled to arrive on site at 6:00 am, and is necessary to pour concrete for the 8th and 9th floor roofs. Set up and pumping operations are scheduled to begin at 7:00am and continue through 4:00pm. Concrete finishing may continue through 11:00pm.

The concrete truck will require a partial lane closure on Broadway directly in front of the building. One lane of traffic will remain open to accommodate vehicular thru traffic at this location.  

The street will be cleared and reopen to vehicular traffic by Friday, January 29 at 11:00 pm. Streets will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and flagmen will be present to safely direct pedestrians while the crane is in use.

Crane Work

Pending permits, a crane is scheduled to be staged  front of the building on Lafayette Street in order to lift mechanical equipment to the roof of the building on Saturday, February 13. The exact time and location of the crane will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Construction Update, January 6, 2016

Project Updates

Interior work continues.  

In early February, Con Ed is scheduled to complete the gas utility tie-in on the Lafayette Street side of the building.

A crane is scheduled to be on-site in mid-February in front of the building on Lafayette Street in order to lift mechanical equipment to the roof of the building. The exact time and location of the crane will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Construction Update, December 23, 2015

Project Updates

Interior work continues.  

Beginning the week of December 28, contractors are scheduled to excavate a 3-foot wide trench from the building into the sidewalk on Lafayette Street, next to the existing sidewalk barricade, in order to connect the building to gas utility lines. Pedestrian traffic will shift to the outside of the sidewalk barricade. This work is scheduled to occur through the end of December.

Construction Update, December 9, 2015

Project Updates

Interior work continues. Contractors are scheduled to demolish interior flooring from 6:00pm - 2:00am the week of December 7.

Beginning the week of December 14, contractors are scheduled to excavate a 3-foot wide trench from the building into the sidewalk on Lafayette Street, next to the existing sidewalk barricade, in order to connect the building to gas utility lines. Pedestrian traffic will shift to the outside of the sidewalk barricade. This work is scheduled to occur through mid-December.

Construction Update, November 6, 2015

Crane Updates

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), a crane is scheduled to be staged on Broadway in front of the building from Monday, November 9; to Wednesday, November 11.The crane is scheduled to arrive at 7:00 am on Monday, November 9, and is required to hoist construction materials and building equipment to the roof.

The crane will require a partial lane closure on Broadway directly in front of the building. One lane of traffic will remain open to accommodate vehicular thru traffic at this location.  

The street will be cleared and reopen to vehicular traffic by Wednesday, November 11 at 7:00 pm. Streets will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and flagmen will be present to safely direct pedestrians while the crane is in use.

Project Updates

Interior work continues.

Construction Update, November 4, 2015

Crane Updates

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), a crane lift is scheduled for Saturday, November 7 in front of the building on Lafayette Street at 7:00 am, weather permitting. The crane is required to hoist construction materials and mechanical equipment to the building's roof.

The crane will require a partial lane closure on Lafayette Street directly in front of the building. One lane of traffic will remain open to accommodate vehicular thru traffic at this location. This closure will eliminate a parking lane.

The street will be cleared and reopen to vehicular traffic by Sunday, November 8 at 5:00 am. Streets will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and flagmen will be present to safely direct pedestrians while the crane is in use.

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets. Pending permits, cranes are scheduled to be staged on the Broadway side of the building November 9-11; and on the Lafayette Street side of the building November 5. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Project Updates

Contractors are scheduled to continue the installation of sidewalk bridging on the Lafayette Street side of the building in the week of November 2. Bridging will remain in place through the fall of 2016.

Interior work continues.

Construction Update, November 2, 2015

Crane Updates

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), a crane lift is scheduled for Thursday, November 5 in front of the building on Lafayette Street at 7:00 am, weather permitting. The crane is required to hoist construction materials and mechanical equipment to the building's roof.

The crane will require a partial lane closure on Lafayette Street directly in front of the building. One lane of traffic will remain open to accommodate vehicular thru traffic at this location. This closure will eliminate a parking lane.

The street will be cleared and reopen to vehicular traffic by 7:00 pm. Streets will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and flagmen will be present to safely direct pedestrians while the crane is in use.

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets. Pending permits, cranes are scheduled to be staged on the Broadway side of the building November 2-4 and November 9-11; and on the Lafayette Street side of the building November 7-8. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Project Updates

Contractors are scheduled to continue the installation of sidewalk bridging on the Lafayette Street side of the building in the week of November 2. Bridging will remain in place through the fall of 2016.

Interior work continues.

Construction Update, October 30, 2015

Crane Updates

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), a crane is scheduled to be staged on Broadway in front of the building from Monday, November 2 to Wednesday, November 4.

The crane is scheduled to arrive at 6:00 am on Monday, November 2, and is required to hoist construction materials and building equipment to the roof.

The crane will require a partial lane closure on Broadway directly in front of the building. One lane of traffic will remain open to accommodate vehicular thru traffic at this location.

The street will be cleared and reopen to vehicular traffic by Wednesday, November 4 at 10:00 pm. Streets will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and flagmen will be present to safely direct pedestrians while the crane is in use.  

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets. Pending permits, cranes are scheduled to be staged on the Broadway side of the building November 9-11; and on the Lafayette Street side of the building November 7-8 and November 11. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Project Updates

Contractors are scheduled to continue the installation of sidewalk bridging on the Lafayette Street side of the building in the week of November 2. Bridging will remain in place through the fall of 2016.

Interior work continues.

Construction Update, October 23, 3015

Crane Updates

At the direction of the Department of Transportation (DOT), a crane lift is scheduled for Friday, October 23 in front of the building on Lafayette Street at 7:00 am, weather permitting. The crane is required to hoist steel construction materials to the building's roof.

  • The crane will require a partial lane closure on Lafayette Street directly in front of the building. One lane of traffic will remain open to accommodate vehicular thru traffic at this location. This closure will eliminate a parking lane.
  • The street will be cleared and reopen to vehicular traffic by 10:00 pm.
  • Streets will remain open to pedestrian traffic, and flagmen will be present to safely direct pedestrians while the crane is in use.

In order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof, additional crane lifts will be scheduled on Broadway and Lafayette Streets. Pending permits, cranes are scheduled to be staged on the Broadway side of the building November 2-4 and November 9-11; and on the Lafayette Street side of the building November 7-8 and November 11. The exact time and location of these cranes will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Project Updates

Con Edison is scheduled to complete gas utility connections on the Lafayette Street side of the building the week of October 19. Following this, contractors are scheduled to repair the sidewalk and begin installation of sidewalk bridging on the Lafayette Street side of the building in late-October. Bridging will remain in place through the fall of 2016.

Interior work continues.

 

Construction Update, October 2, 2015

Due to inclement weather, the crane has been rescheduled to October 7 at 9PM through October 8 at 6AM as per the Department of Transportation (DOT) permit. The crane is scheduled to be on site to hoist new mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof. The crane will require a partial lane closure on Broadway. In addition, in order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials onto the roof, there will be other crane lift's scheduled on either the Broadway or Lafayette Street side. The time and location of the crane will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Interior work continues.

The replacement of the sidewalk on Lafayette Street side is scheduled to be completed by next week, weather conditions permitting.

Sidewalk bridging has been installed on Broadway.  Sidewalk bridging on the Lafayette Street side will be installed in early October. Bridging will remain in place through the fall of 2016.

 

Construction Update, September 30, 2015

As per the Department of Transportation (DOT), a crane is scheduled to be staged on Broadway on Saturday, October 3rd at 10PM through Sunday, October 4th at 6AM, weather conditions permitting. The crane is scheduled to be on site to hoist new mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's roof. The crane will require a partial lane closure on Broadway. In addition, in order to lift all of the necessary mechanical equipment and construction materials onto the roof, there will be other crane lift's scheduled on either the Broadway or Lafayette Street side. The time and location of the crane will be determined by DOT. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Interior work continues.

The replacement of the sidewalk on Lafayette Street side is scheduled to be completed by next week, weather conditions permitting.

Sidewalk bridging has been installed on Broadway.  Sidewalk bridging on the Lafayette Street side will be installed in early October. Bridging will remain in place through the fall of 2016.

 

Construction Update, September 25, 2015

Interior work continues.

Sidewalk bridging has been installed on the Broadway Street side.  Sidewalk bridging on the Lafayette Street side is scheduled to start the week of October 5th. Bridging will remain in place through the fall of 2016. 

Sidewalk renovation work on Lafayette Street continues through next week. On Saturday, September 26th contractors will be working as early as 9AM and through the week of September 28th as early as 8AM to demolish the sidewalk and curbs.

Roof work is scheduled to start in early October and will require a crane on site to hoist new mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's top floor. The time and location of the crane will be determined by DOT permits. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Construction Update, September 21, 2015

Interior work continues.

In order to protect pedestrian traffic during roof work and window installation, sidewalk bridging is scheduled to be installed on the Broadway and Lafayette Street side on September 22nd.  Bridging will remain in place through the fall of 2016. 

Roof work is scheduled to start in early October and will require a crane on site to hoist new mechanical equipment and construction materials to the building's top floor. The time and location of the crane will be determined by DOT permits. Neighbors will be given advance notice and additional details about this work before it begins.

Construction Update, September 11, 2015

Interior work continues.

Construction Update, August 17, 2015

Interior & exterior work continues.

Construction Update, July 29, 2015

Interior & exterior work continues.

Construction Update, July 13, 2015

Interior & exterior work continues.

Construction Update, June 29 , 2015

Interior work continues.

Construction Update, June 12, 2015

Interior work continues.

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has completed their new water service tie-in on the Broadway Street side. Contractors will need to go back to lay down new asphalt and concrete on the sidewalks at a later time.

Con Edison is scheduled to install new electrical and gas service on the Lafayette Street side starting on Monday, June 15th. In order to prepare for the ConEdison work there will be interior work on Saturday, June 13th. Contractors will need to open up the existing interior flooring to install new conduits for the new services. For the work starting on Monday, June 15th, contractors will need to excavate the sidewalk located within the current exterior enclosure. Work hours are between 7am and 5pm; these dates and hours are dictated by Department of Transportation (DOT) and ConEdison. DOT will dictate any sidewalk or lane closures necessary for this work. The rain date is TBD.

Construction Update, May 29, 2015

Interior work continues.

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is scheduled to tie-in new water service on the Broadway Street side this Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st. Work hours are between 8am and 5pm; these dates and hours are dictated by Department of Transportation (DOT) and Con Edison. Contractors will need to excavate a 3-foot wide trench from the front of the building into the street. Pedestrian traffic will be rerouted and a parking lane closure may affect vehicular traffic on Broadway. DOT will dictate any sidewalk or lane closures necessary for this work. The rain date is TBD.

Construction Update, May 19, 2015

Interior work continues.

Con Edison will need to return to the Lafayette Street side on Wednesday, May 20th to finalize last week's vault work.  Work hours are between 7pm and 11pm; these hours are dictated by Department of Transportation (DOT) and Con Edison.This work involves setting up a small crane on the Lafayette Street to lift a concrete vault from a truck into the sidewalk. DOT will dictate any sidewalk or lane closures necessary for this work. The rain date for this work is scheduled for Thursday, May 21st or Saturday, May 23rd.

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is scheduled to tie-in new water service on the Broadway Street side the week of May 25th. Work hours and dates are dictated by DOT & DEP. Contractors will need to excavate a  3-foot wide trench from the front of the building into the street. Pedestrian traffic will be rerouted and a parking lane closure may affect vehicular traffic on Broadway.

Construction Update, May 11, 2015

Interior work continues.

The Con Edison work scheduled for last week has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 13th. Con Edison will be conducting vault work on the Lafayette Street side sidewalk. Work hours are between 7pm and 11pm.  Work hours are dictated by DOT and Con Edison. This work involves setting up a small crane on the Lafayette Street to lift a concrete vault from a truck into the sidewalk. DOT will dictate any sidewalk or lane closures necessary for this work. The rain date for this work is scheduled for Thursday, May 14th or Saturday, May 16th

Construction Update, May 4, 2015

Interior work continues.

The sidewalk fence on the west side of Lafayette has been installed and will remain for the duration of the project.

On Wednesday, May 6th Con Edison has scheduled vault work on the Lafayette Street side sidewalk. Work hours are between 7pm and 11pm.  Work hours are dictated by DOT and Con Edison. This work involves setting up a small crane on the Lafayette Street to lift a concrete vault from a truck into the sidewalk. DOT will dictate any sidewalk or lane closures necessary for this work. The rain date for this work is scheduled for Thursday, May 7th or Saturday, May 9th.

Construction Update, April 10, 2015

Interior construction work continues.  The sidewalk fence on the west side of Lafayette Street is scheduled to be installed on Monday, April 13th.

DOT has approved permits for the installation of a new Con Edison gas utility line on Lafayette Street. This work is scheduled to start the week of April 13th.  In order to prep for the Con Edison installation, contractors will excavate a 12-foot wide by 20-foot long trench in the sidewalk in front of the building (on the Lafayette Street side). Pedestrian and bike lane traffic will shift to the exterior of the sidewalk shed.   This work will require a parking lane closure but it will not affect vehicular traffic unless otherwise necessary for project work. After the excavation period, Con Edison is schedule to install the new gas utility line on Saturday, April 18th.  This will require the use of a crane in order to lower the vault into the sidewalk.  The crane will temporarily reduce traffic to one lane and pedestrian traffic will be rerouted to the other side of the street. Work hours are determined by Con Edison.  As with any active construction site, noise and dust may be generated by mechanical equipment.

Construction Update, March 20, 2015

The project will resume work the week of March 23rd.

Construction Update, December 12, 2014

The project is anticipated to resume work in January of 2015.

Construction Update, August 17, 2014

Progress on this project has been temporarily suspended.

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 - 6:00 pm
  • There will be instances of night and/or weekend work when necessary.
  • Neighbors will be given advanced notice of any changes to the work schedule.

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