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March 2022

Saturday Work 4/2/22

Saturday Work 4/2/22

Crews will be on site this Saturday 4/2 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. fire proofing structural members and installing framing and layout inside the shrink wrapped building.

During the week, the tower crane will be operating to install the roof and for other activities on site. Crews will be installing the layout on the 7th and 8th floors, including installation of the top track. Fire proofing structural members continues on the 6th floor plus interior and exterior framing on the 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th floors. Swing stage scaffolding is installed on the east side and will be working its way around to the north side. Testing and inspections will be conducted on the buck hoist (a temporary exterior elevator). Once those are complete, that will also be operating during the week. Roof demolition and curb prep will also be taking place for the new boiler room that will be built directly above the 2nd floor corner of the Observation Unit.

Typical levels of construction noise and vibrations are expected with all of these activities. For the deep foundation work, any possible vibrations will be monitored by a third party testing agency.

Saturday Work 3/26

Saturday Work 3/26

Crews will be on site this Saturday, 3/26 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. fireproofing the 5th and 6th floors as well as installing framing and layout inside the shrink wrapped new tower.

During the week, the tower crane will be operating with roofing and other activities on site. Crews will also be putting in the layout on the 6th and 7th floor including installation of the top track and fire proofing structural members on the 4th, 5th  and 6th floors. They will also be doing interior and exterior framing on the 1st, 2nd and 5th floors. Swing stage scaffolding is installed on the east side and will be working their way around to the north side. A buck hoist (temporary exterior elevator) will be installed on the south side exterior of the new tower. 8th floor concrete curbs are tentatively scheduled for Tuesday or Wednesday, March 29th or March 30th starting at 7 a.m. 

Please keep in mind the concrete pour tentatively scheduled for next week will have the concrete pump on the south side of the new tower (engine running the during the entire pour), 2 concrete trucks rotating in and out at the concrete pump, and 1 concrete truck washing out.  Crews will be in constant communication with the batch plant adjusting truck spacing depending on how the pour is progressing.

There will be a flag person at the South Avenue entrance backing in the concrete trucks and prioritizing ambulance access.

Saturday Work 3/19

Saturday Work 3/19

Crews will be on site Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. fireproofing the 5th floor of the new tower and installing framing and layout.

During the week, the tower crane will be in operation with roofing and other activities on site. Layout will be going in on the 6th and 7th floor including installation of the top track. Fire Proofing structural members will be happening on the 4th, 5th  and 6th floors. Interior and exterior framing will also be happening on the 1st, 2nd and 5th floors. Stairs are being installed between the 3rd and 4th floors and detailing and swing stage scaffolding will be installed on the east side, working its way around to the north side. A Buck Hoist (temporary exterior elevator) will be installed on the South side exterior of the new tower.

Typical levels of construction noise and vibrations are expected with all of these activities. For the deep foundation work, any possible vibrations will be monitored by a third party testing agency.

No Work This Weekend Saturday 3/12 or Sunday 3/13

No Work This Weekend Saturday 3/12 or Sunday 3/13

There will be no work on site this weekend.

During the week, the tower crane will be operating with roofing and other activities on site. Stair risers are being filled with concrete for easier access and are tentatively scheduled for Friday, March 11th and Tuesday, March 15th starting at 7 a.m. Concrete finishing has the potential to run late into the night, but will be finished before the City of Rochester noise ordinance of 10 p.m. An temporary extra deck called a Preston deck will be installed on the side of the new tower this week using the tower crane. Layout is being installed on the 5th, 6th and 7th floor with top track. Interior and exterior framing is being installed on the 1st and 2nd floors. Swing stage scaffolding will start to be installed next week on the east side, working their way around to the north side.

No Work This Weekend

No Work This Weekend

There will be no outdoor work on site this weekend Saturday 3/5 or Sunday 3/6.

During the week, crews will be using the crane to install roofing. The 8th floor concrete slab installation is tentatively scheduled for Friday, March 4 starting at 7 a.m. Stair L risers are being filled with concrete for easier access is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, March 10 starting at 7 a.m.  All concrete finishing has the potential to run late into the night but will be finished before the City of Rochester noise ordinance begins at 10 p.m. Layout will begin on the 5th, 6th and 7th floors and top track. Fire Proofing will take place on the 4th, 5th  and 6th floors before framing is installed. Interior and exterior framing will begin on the 1st and 2nd floors.