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late night jackhammering 07-29-11

Atlantic Ave - Pacific Street
July 29, 2011 - 3:30am

overnight jackhammering by two different teams. no sound attenuation used. work begins roughly at 11:00pm and ends at 5:00am. this has been ongoing and is affecting local residents' ability to sleep. 311 status update is: The Department of Environmental Protection did not observe a violation of the New York City Air/Noise Code at the time of inspection and could not issue a notice of violation.

The nature of the threat posed by the incident or impact.
Local community
Public health

Priority: -> normal
State: -> Pending
Client: -> Public
Assigned: unassigned -> dkim

We do see the severity of the issue regarding late night noise.  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. 

The latest status update from 311 says the Department of Environmental Protection determined that this complaint is a duplicate of a previously filed complaint. The original complaint is being addressed, which was posted on 09/21/11.