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Standing in no standing zones, bus stop, travel lanes and turning lane; also closed public sidewalk

Location: 
Dean btwn 6th and Flatbush and 6th Avenue btwn Dean and Atlantic
When: 
March 18, 2013 - 1:00pm
311: 
C-1-1-836337589

A combination of undisclosed construction work on 6th Avenue, general arena deliveries, and the arrival of Ringling Bros. caused a lot of infractions of NYC regulations near the arena today, and certainly demonstrated the limits of the capacity of the arena to receive deliveries.  The construction work which involved the closing of a public sidewalk and the operation of a crane over a public roadway wasn't included in the most recent construction alert.
 
Deliveries
 
An overlap of general arena services and Ringling Bros. Circus deliveries are causing standing in the B65 bus stop on Dean Street at 6th Avenue, in the no standing zone in the same location, in the turning lane in the same location as well as in the no standing lane on 6th Avenue between Dean Street and Pacific Streets.
 
The no standing zones these trucks are using on Dean Street and 6th Avenue were residential parking areas before the implementation of the project.  For the most part they were created without public notice.  They are being used to supplement below-grade arena operations, but they spread those operations out near existing residences.
 
The bus stop location is temporary because the original one is across from B2 and had to be moved do to the lane closure.
 
Here are multiple videos of the Ringling Bros. associated trucks and general arena services trucks standing (and in some cases idling) in no standing lanes, a bus stop, and a turning lane:
1.  View of Dean and 6th:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvy8BeLDqJA
2.  Standing in bus stop:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LL4Z2ruE4iQ
3.  View showing trucks in no standing zone and bus stop standing in wait for loading dock and then shuffling around (includes use of air horn, truck beeping as backing up, and idling):  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHgzUitGdVE
4.  Plus, from this morning:  Idling truck waiting to deliver container into the loading dock.  The driver said he was waiting for space to be made below grade in the loading dock.  He said two more containers were coming:  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUSDBuRihhA
 
Construction
 
In addition, construction occurring without notice is also causing the closing of a no standing zone and a sidewalk, as well as standing in a no standing zone and in a travel lane on Atlantic Avenue.  The work taking place is the removal of the shantytown in the B4 footprint.  Why isn't this work in the construction alert from today?  A crane requires a permit -- it is not like this work is spontaneous.
1. Idling flatbed truck waiting on Pacific Street near 6th apparently to assist construction: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzJks-SXZD8
2.  Idling flatbed truck on 6th Avenue waiting for crane to load shanty:  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xdui_5aCD7g
3.  Flatbed truck waiting in travel lane on Atlantic Avenue at Carlton.  The plan apparently is for this truck to do a u-turn on Atlantic and then wait on the other side of Atlantic between South Oxford and Clermont until it is needed on 6th Avenue:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yf-GmTw2pgs
4.  Flatbeds idling next to residences on Atlantic between Clermont and South Oxford:  (photo attached)
5. Three construction dump trucks idling in the arena's lay-by lane on Atlantic. They were idling when I came up on them.    They may or may not have been associated with AY construction.  They headed up Atlantic and turned left on Carlton:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKP68Eg9_rU
 

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People: 
Local community
Frequency: 
Weekly
Impact: 
Public health
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