Construction Update: Weeks of 7/13/20 and 7/20/20

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

July 10, 2020

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What is Happening

Columbia Business School

Site 7 (Western Site)

  • Exterior wall installation (Wall Type-C and Wall Type-D) is in progress
  • Interior scaffolding at the network stair is being installed
  • Urban layer wall Type-A glass is in progress
  • Riser ductwork and pipe installation is ongoing
  • Roof ductwork re-routing/support steel
  • Interior wall layout, framing and overhead mechanical, electrical, and plumbing are in progress
  • Elevator platforms and counterweights for north and south cars

Site 6B (Eastern Site)

  • Exterior wall panels installation is in progress on levels 2 through 8
  • Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing under Forum space
  • Riser ductwork and pipe installation is ongoing
  • Network stair scaffolding
  • Waterproofing at east terraces
  • Interior wall layout, framing, and overhead mechanical, electrical, and plumbing are in progress
  • Storm/sanitary piping installation is ongoing
  • Elevator platforms and counterweights for south cars

Below Grade Activity / W. 131st Street Utilities

  • Concrete topping slab is in progress
  • Installation of storm, sanitary piping, electrical conduits and HVAC ductwork is ongoing
  • Buildout work of the loading dock is progressing
  • Wall framing and sheetrock work are ongoing throughout
  • Parging is ongoing in preparation for waterproofing the sump pits

W. 125th Street South Side Demolition

  • Demolition of the warehouse at 614 W. 125th St. is under the approval process; demolition start date is dependent on approval and NYC Department of Buildings issuance of demolition permit

 

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. After-hours permit issued for 6:00 a.m. construction start to allow for physical distancing for workers upon entry to the site.
  • 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