Construction Update: Weeks of 2/10/20 and 2/17/20

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

February 10, 2020

View a PDF version of this week's update

 

What is Happening

Columbia Business School

Site 7 (Western Site)

  • Elevator rail installation is in progress
  • Plumbing and ductwork are in progress up to roof level
  • Curtain wall installation is in progress on levels 3 through 11
  • Urban layer glass is in progress
  • Interior wall layout and framing is in progress up to level 10
  • Overhead mechanicals is ongoing
  • Rooftop equipment will be picked and set

Site 6B (Eastern Site)

  • Interior wall layout and framing is in progress up to level 5
  • Exterior east elevation metal panel framing is installed up to level 6
  • Exterior wall panels installation is in progress on levels 2 through 6
  • Riser shaft 4 ductwork and riser shaft 6 shaft wall are in progress
  • Storm/sanitary piping is ongoing
  • Rooftop equipment will be picked and set in late February

Below Grade Activity / W. 131st Street Utilities

  • Domestic water, sanitary, and storm-piping is ongoing at all levels
  • HVAC piping work is ongoing in sub-cellar levels 1 and 3; chilled water main and high-pressure steam piping in the utility tunnel are progressing to completion
  • Air handling units at sub-cellar level 1 and W. 130th Street energy transfer room are being hooked up with piping and ductwork
  • Sprinkler system installation is in progress
  • Fire alarm system installation is in progress
  • Installation of masonry walls at ramp and sub-cellar level 3
  • Top down wall construction on sub-cellar levels 1 and 2
  • Concrete placement for equipment pads is ongoing
  • The W. 130th Street energy transfer room equipment installation is ongoing
  • Sheet metal ductwork in sub-cellar level 1 of Site 7 and Site 6B, and sub-cellar level 3 of W. 130th Street
  • Ductwork risers are ongoing in mechanical shafts in Site 7 and 6B
  • L1 Plaza drainage, waterproofing, and topping slab development work is on-going
  • Block filler and floor sealant is ongoing 

W. 125th Street South Side Demolition

  • Fourth submission of demolition plans to be sent to NYC Department of Buildings  
  • Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing disconnects at the east wall at Prentis Hall and wall patching is ongoing
  • Fire standpipe and steam line is to be cut and cap after work permit approval

 

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

 

What to Expect

Construction Activity

  • Regular weekday work hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday work hours: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
  • Material deliveries to site is ongoing

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
  • W. 131st Street between Broadway and 12th Ave. is opened for one-way westbound traffic