Noisy work should be expected during most days during this phase of construction
The superstructure phase is anticipated to be complete in Spring 2023
What is Happening During the Next Two Weeks:
Support of excavation removal from the cellar is ongoing. There may be some visible smoke that contractors will control to be away from adjacent buildings using air filtration equipment and fans.
New building utilities and fire department standpipe are being coordinated and installed
Delivery and installation of rebar and formwork for columns and slabs for 12th to 14th floors
Concrete trucks and pumps will be used to pour columns, stairs, and floor slabs
Building enclosure contractor is completing deliveries and installing brackets for exterior panels
Hoist and loading dock installation
Regular work hours temporarily extended until 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Studebaker Building Façade Repairs and Roof Replacement
Parapet rebuilding and some pointing work at the elevator tower will continue, weather permitting. Work is mostly quiet.
Due to the cold weather, the crew will continue to work mainly at the elevator tower bulkhead. The work will be located primarily in the interior of the bulkhead. It will create some intermittent noise but may not be noticeable.
Pointing and brick replacement work will continue at the south elevation, weather permitting. Work is mostly quiet.
Please note that all activities are subject to change based on weather and other field conditions.
What to Expect
Regular working hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, with after-hours work occurring until 8:00 p.m. Some work may also be performed on weekends from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and after hours in accordance with all necessary permits. Note that contractors may mobilize on site approximately 30 to 45 minutes before work commences.
There may be some visible smoke from the support of excavation removal that contractors will control to be away from adjacent buildings using air filtration equipment and fans.
Although contractors carefully stage construction activities to minimize disruption to the surrounding community, the nature of construction work is such that some disruptions will occur. Expect some noise, vibration, dust, and other related impacts due to construction. Visit neighbors.columbia.edu/600w125thstreet#cu_accordion_item-4958 to learn about our comprehensive clean construction program and mitigation protocols.
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.
Refer to street signage for the west side of Broadway from 129th to 130th Streets — parking is allowed from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., and on weekends.