Monday, January 18, 2016

January 2016 Roosevelt Island Cornell Tech Campus Construction Update - Buildings Going Up, Utilities Being Laid

Image of Cornell Tech Campus Construction Seen From Roosevelt Island Tram

Here's the latest Cornell Tech Roosevelt Island campus
construction update:
January 18 - January 29 Look Ahead

Roadwork and Central Utility Plant – At the CUP, drywall, taping, and painting continues in the interior. Roof waterproof membrane and rigid insulation is also in progress. Workers are installing cable racks and conduit in the utility vault. Utility infrastructure is nearing completion in the West Loop Road and has begun in the South Loop Road preceded by pavement removal and road widening.

Co-Location Building – At CoLo, steel erection will be nearing completion towards the end of this period and the concrete superstructures have mobilized on site. They will be installing reinforcement on the first floor and will pour the deck in the second week of this period. The hoist construction on the south side of the building will be complete by the end of the period as well.

Residential Building – The superstructure will achieve the 23rd floor by the end of this working period. Interior mechanical work is underway on all floors. Masonry continues on floors 1 and 2.

Bloomberg Center – Installation of interior stairs 1 and 2 is underway. The first floor concrete slab on deck will be completed in this period. Weather/Temperature protection has been installed on the fa├žade of the building to facilitate cold weather concrete work. MEP sleeves are being installed on the 3rd floor in this period. Metal Decking on the mechanical room roof will begin towards the end of this period. Reinforcement of the 2nd floor deck will commence in preparation of pouring the slab on deck in the beginning of February.
Take a walking tour of the Roosevelt Island Cornell Tech construction site at this previous November 2015 post.