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Barclays Center Brooklyn construction jackhammer overnight 12:24am~ 5am @ 100db

Location: 
Flatbush & Atlantic
When: 
August 25, 2011 - 12:41am

Barclays Center Brooklyn construction jackhammer overnight @ 100db:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoVZjUPVAqw

I understand that construction noise is part of every city. But literally overnight jackhammering? 12am - 5am? with no attempt to attenuate the sound? at sites along the side of avenues where traffic is already diverted and the jackhammering could happen during the day or at least 6pm - 11pm? multiple 311 service requests have yielded no results. any environmental lawyers out there?

Severity
The nature of the threat posed by the incident or impact.
People: 
Local community
Frequency: 
Ongoing
Impact: 
Public health
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Priority: -> normal
State: -> Pending
Client: -> Public
Assigned: unassigned -> dkim

 

We do see the severity of the issue regarding this issue.  Please also refer to the forum board http://www.atlanticyardswatch.net/construction-noise-4th-ave as we are trying to create greater awareness regarding this issue and other similar cases.  Hopefully, this sense of urgency can lead to possible mitigation measures.