Construction Update

Several projects related to the construction of the new Stavros Niarchos Foundation–David Rockefeller River Campus are scheduled for this week.

 

Week of September 18, 2017

Several projects related to the construction of the new Stavros Niarchos Foundation–David Rockefeller River Campus are scheduled for this week.

Please note that in addition to our campus construction activities, 68th Street will be closed between York Avenue and the FDR Drive on Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 due to crane activity near New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Flexner Hall: Work in Staircase D will continue this week with high levels of noise. Material deliveries to the lower roof will take place daily between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. through the east door on the fourth floor of Flexner. 

Gasser Hall: Construction work in the River Building will take place throughout the week at all times, with moderate to high levels of noise. Work on the roof may cause tar odors. Please note access to the roof through the second floor remains restricted.

Hospital Building: Plumbing work on Level 1 continues this week. Additional work on Levels 2, B, C, and D, including demolition, drilling, and chopping, will continue. Access to levels below A in Staircase E will remain restricted. This will not affect any fire egress plans. Work on the roof may cause tar odors. Material deliveries and debris removal will take place on most days between 4:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. via the marble pathway. All work will be performed throughout the week at all times, with high noise levels. The compressor will also continue operating from the Hospital Circle, producing noise and possible odors.

Nurses ResidenceWork, including demolition on Levels B and C, chopping, drilling, and plumbing rerouting, will take place throughout the week at all times, with high noise levels. Work on the roof may cause tar odors.

River Building, Hospital Circle, and Flexner Circle: Work in both circles, including excavations, cutting through schist walls, and pouring foundations and slabs, will continue throughout the week at all times, with high noise levels.

  • Flexner Circle: Flexner Circle remains closed to all traffic, except emergency vehicles. A new crane will be delivered and installed on September 19 and will remain in place through November. The pedestrian walkway between Flexner Hall and Founders Hall will be briefly closed during the process. Access from the circle to the mailroom and the pedestrian tunnel will be closed between August 31 and November 30.

  • Hospital Circle: The Hospital Circle remains closed to all traffic, except emergency vehicles. Demolition work in the space between Nurses Residence and the Hospital building is scheduled to take place on September 21 and 22 with occasional high levels of noise. The ADA wheelchair ramp at Nurses Residence and the south pedestrian connector between Nurses and Founder’s Hall remains closed. Use the marble path for pedestrian access to the main entrance to the hospital and to Nurses Residence. For wheelchair or emergency access to the hospital and Nurses Residence, use the marble path to Hospital Level A. For access on weekends and holidays, ask Security personnel for assistance.

Smith Hall Annex: Work on Levels A, B, C, and D, including demolition, chopping, and drilling, will take place Monday–Saturday between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., with intermittent, high noise levels. Repair work in the atrium will also continue through the end of the month. Work on the roof may cause tar odors.

• Welch Hall: Construction activities on Levels A and B will take place Monday–Saturday between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., with intermittent, high noise levels.

Construction work will continue in the food services area adjacent to the pedestrian tunnel and outside of the Audubon Room. High levels of noise are expected. The work will not be performed when the Great Room or Audubon Room is occupied.

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