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Idling Truck on the sidewalk

Location: 
Dean Street (between Carlton and Vanderbilt Aves)
When: 
September 23, 2015 - 11:40am

Truck idling on the sidewalk blocking safe passage for pedestrians. Pedestrians with strollers were forced to use the road with on-coming traffic (see attached photos).

Severity
The nature of the threat posed by the incident or impact.
People: 
Local community
Frequency: 
Ongoing
Impact: 
Personal injury
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Response from ESD

Priority: -> normal
State: -> Closed/unresolved
Client: -> Public

On September 24, the following response was received from ESD:

ESD has looked into the incident and it was determined that this truck was not associated with the Atlantic Yards project.  We thank you for your correspondence and hope this information has been helpful.

Sincerely,

ESD Atlantic Yards Team

While ESD is most likely correct about the truck not being assoicated with Atlantic Yards, it is also likely the person reporting this incident was pointing out an impact of having a 16-foot construction fence extend into the middle of Dean Street. That impact legitimately would be associated with the Atlantic Yards project.