Construction Update: Weeks of 1/10/22 and 1/17/22

The latest updates on what to expect and construction updates related to the Manhattanville campus.

January 07, 2022

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What is Happening

Columbia Business School

  • Punchlist work ongoing

Below Grade Activity / W. 131st Street Utilities

  • Punchlist work ongoing

Open Spaces between 130th and 131st Streets and along 12th Avenue

  • Punchlist work ongoing

600 W. 125th Street

  • Secant pile trimming
  • Excavation, soil removal, timber lagging, and bracing is ongoing
  • Dewatering system setup
  • Cap beam installation and working platform
  • Installation of mud slab, waterproofing, and rebar and slab for elevator pit
  • Overnight utilities work on W. 125th Street will continue in the late evening through the early morning hours

Please note that all activities are subject to change based on weather and other field conditions.


What to Expect

Construction Activity

  • Regular working hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, with hours adjusted within that window depending on the construction activity. Some work may be performed on weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and after hours in accordance with all necessary permits from the New York City Department of Buildings. Note that contractors may mobilize on site approximately 30 to 45 minutes before work commences.

Temporary Traffic and Transportation Impacts

  • Refer to street signage for the west side of Broadway from 129th to 130th Streets -- parking is allowed after 6:00 p.m. and on weekends
  • The parking lane will be closed on the south side of W. 125th Street from Broadway to St. Clair Place.  Parking will not be available on the south side of W. 125th Street from Broadway to the mid-block in front of the entire length of the 600 W. 125th Street construction fence.