Cornell Tech's Roosevelt Island Campus Construction

Information and updates for the Roosevelt Island community

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January 30 – February 10 Look Ahead

Sitework and Central Utility Plant – Testing, Inspections, and commissioning of electrical, mechanical, and life safety systems are ongoing at the Central Utility Plant (CUP). For site work, grading of the interim landscape continues in the phase 2 area of campus. Barging of horticultural soils will continue through the end of this period. Backfilling will commence behind the Bloomberg Center Café Terrace retaining wall. The recreation terrace and stair on the south side of the Bridge will be formed and prepped for pouring in this period. The Granite Paver concrete base slab at the “Gateway” will be prepped and poured in this period. Sidewalk installation continues on the South Road in this period.

Co-Location Building – Waterproof membrane installation will begin on the southern part of the west terrace. Glass on the first floor will be installed at the hoist location. Soffit work is ongoing on the two main cantilevers. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) rough in continues throughout the building as does interior framing. Drywall installation continues throughout the building.

Residential Building – At the Residential Building, installation of the façade panels in the hoistway continues. Shoemolding installation will begin on floors 17 and 18.  Wood floor installation will continue on floors 21 and 22 and begin on 23. Storefront work continues.

Bloomberg Center – Soffit work and roofing continue on the exterior of the Bloomberg Center. Additional exterior work will include the installation of panels at the load in area on the west side. Interior framing and MEP work continues on all floors.

Air Quality Monitoring December 16

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January 2 – January 13 Look Ahead

Sitework and Central Utility Plant – At the Central Utility Plant (CUP), base flashing will be installed on the west façade. Additional exterior work will include the installation of the final metal façade panels on the north façade. For site work, grading of the interim landscape continues in the phase 2 area of campus. In the second week of the period, horticultural soils will be barged in and installed in the phase 2 area. The retaining wall at the southwest corner of the Bloomberg Center will be poured during this period. Precast seatwall foundation installation on the west side of the Bridge (Co-Location Building) continues concurrently with other underground infrastructure in the area. Sidewalk installation will begin along the west road towards the end of the period.

Co-Location Building – With the hoist way removed, final façade curtain wall installation will begin in this period.  Glass panel installation will be complete within the period and caulking and final trim will continue into February. Soffit work is ongoing on the two main cantilevers. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) rough in continues throughout the building as does interior framing. Drywall installation is underway and will continue throughout the building.

Residential Building – At the Residential Building, the loading dock will be removed in this period as façade panel installation at the hoist way area commences. Base and trim work is underway on the 25thfloor. Shoemolding installation will begin on floors 10 through 13. Wood floor installation is ongoing in floors 17 through 20. Storefront work continues.

Bloomberg Center – Soffit work and roofing continue on the exterior of the Bloomberg Center. Additional exterior work includes prepping of all cantilevered terraces for waterproofing and the installation of anchors at Stair 5 in preparation for glass façade installation. Interior framing and MEP work continues on all floors.

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November 21 – December 2 Look Ahead

Roadwork and Central Utility Plant – At the Central Utility Plant (CUP) roof paver installation is underway. And coping on the west and north elevation will be complete in the beginning of this period. Exterior doors will be installed on the north façade. Finish work and commissioning continues on the interior and with the CUP MEP systems. For site work, grading of the interim landscape continues in the phase 2 area of campus. Retaining wall rebar and formwork continues at the southwest corner of the Bloomberg Center. Precast seatwall preparation will begin in the second week of the period. Sidewalk installation continues along East Loop Road.

Geothermal – HVAC system commissioning is ongoing and work continues on the BMS controls interface.

Co-Location Building –Soffit work is ongoing on the two main cantilevers. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) rough in continues throughout the building as does interior framing. Drywall installation is underway and will continue throughout the building. Waterproofing of the garage roof deck will occur in this period concurrent with layout and installation of dowels for precast seatwall footing connections.

Residential Building – At the Residential Building, caulking on the south face will continue into December. Waterproofing will be installed on the 26th and 27th floors. Cabinets will be installed on floors 17 through 20.  Wood floor installation will begin on floors 10 through 13. Installation of the storefront (glass and metal frame) will begin in this period.

Bloomberg Center – Soffit work and roofing continue on the exterior of the Bloomberg Center. Interior framing and MEP work continues on all floors.

December 5 – December 16 Look Ahead

Sitework and Central Utility Plant – For site work, grading of the interim landscape continues in the phase 2 area of campus. Retaining wall rebar and formwork continues at the southwest corner of the Bloomberg Center. Precast seatwall installation at the Northwest Corner (Gateway) is underway and will be complete in this period. Sidewalk installation continues along East Loop Road.

Geothermal – HVAC system commissioning is ongoing and work continues on the BMS controls interface.

Co-Location Building –Soffit work is ongoing on the two main cantilevers. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) rough in continues throughout the building as does interior framing. Elevator work is ongoing and is nearing completion. Inspection for the elevator is scheduled to occur by the end of the period. Once approved, the construction hoist will be demobilized and fill in glass curtain wall work will commence.  Drywall installation is underway and will continue throughout the building.

Residential Building – At the Residential Building, caulking on the south face will continue into December. Waterproofing work on the 26th and 27th floors will continue in this period. Cabinets will be installed on floors 21 through 23. Wood floor installation will begin on floors 13 through 16.  Installation of the storefront (glass and metal frame) will continue through this period.

Bloomberg Center – Soffit work and roofing continue on the exterior of the Bloomberg Center. Interior framing and MEP work continues on all floors.

December 19 – December 30 Look Ahead

Sitework and Central Utility Plant – For site work, grading of the interim landscape continues in the phase 2 area of campus. Retaining wall rebar and formwork continues at the southwest corner of the Bloomberg Center. Pending review and acceptance of a mockup by the Design Team, the wall likely will be completed by the end of the period. Precast seatwall installation on the west side of the Bridge (Co-Location Building) is underway and work in this area will be continue into January of 2017. Sidewalk installation continues along East Loop Road.

Geothermal – HVAC system commissioning is ongoing and work continues on the BMS controls interface.

Co-Location Building –Soffit work is ongoing on the two main cantilevers. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) rough in continues throughout the building as does interior framing.  Elevator work is ongoing and is nearing completion. The construction hoist will be demobilized and fill in glass curtain wall work will commence towards the end of this period. Drywall installation is underway and will continue throughout the building.

Residential Building – At the Residential Building, the elevator hoist will be demobilized in the beginning of this period. Once removed, the remaining façade panels will be installed and caulking complete on the south façade. Cabinets will be installed on floors 24 and 25. Wood floor installation will begin on floors 17 through 19. Shoemolding will commence on floors 5 through 8. Installation of the storefront (glass and metal frame) will continue through this period.

Bloomberg Center – Soffit work and roofing continue on the exterior of the Bloomberg Center. Interior framing and MEP work continues on all floors. Painting of steel at Stair 5 is underway and will be complete in this period.

Air Quality Monitoring November 18

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October 24 – November 4 Look Ahead

Roadwork and Central Utility Plant – Stainless Steel façade panels are being installed on the north face of the Central Utility Plant (CUP). Deliveries and installation of panels is scheduled to occur over the next several weeks. Painting of the interior continues in the CUP.  The fuel oil fill box and vent piping will be installed in this period. Paving of East Loop Road and North Loop Road will begin in the second week of this period. Sidewalks along the northeast side of the campus will be formed and poured in this period. Phase 2 area grading continues throughout this period. Retaining wall footings in the southwest corner of the Bloomberg Center are being excavated and prepped for forming.

Geothermal – Factory startup of the multistack systems and the pumping systems is complete. The chilled water startup of the multistack will be fully commissioned in the spring/summer of 2017. BMS system commissioning and point to point check out is ongoing.

Co-Location Building – Glass curtain wall continues to be installed on the east and west sides of the building. Soffit work is ongoing on the two main cantilevers. Roofing is underway and will continue through November. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) rough in continues throughout the building as does interior framing. Drywall installation is underway and will continue throughout the building.

Residential Building – At the Residential Building, caulking on the south face will begin in this period. Air barrier installation is ongoing on multiple floors. Installation of the roofing main barrier is ongoing. Framing apartments continues on the upper floors and drywall installation is following closely behind.

Bloomberg Center – Façade panel installation will move to the north side of the building in the beginning of the period. Work at Stair 5 continues as the framing connections for the window system are being installed. Soffit work along the exterior façade is also underway.  Roofing installation on the main section of the roof is ongoing.

Air Quality Monitoring November 4

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