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Day 2 new trend of Atlantic Yards dump trucks park on S side of Atlantic Ave bet Clermont & Vanderbilt in 'Red No Standing' zone

Location: 
S side of Atlantic Ave bet Clermont & Vanderbilt
When: 
September 30, 2011 - 6:30am

The area without dump trucks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-S7tue8X0w

The area with the parked Atlantic Yards dump trucks

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

00:45 Dump truck uses air horn

Atlantic Yards dump trucks park on S side of Atlantic Ave bet Clermont & Vanderbilt in 'Red No Standing' zone

Location: 
S side of Atlantic Ave bet Clermont & Vanderbilt
When: 
September 29, 2011 - 6:25am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqAyJ5CYsac

 

 

Arena trucks block Atlantic Ave traffic lanes & dump trucks lost in Ft Green residential neighborhood

Location: 
6th Ave, Pacific St, SW corner Atlantic Ave
When: 
September 27, 2011 - 6:49am

Segment 2 & 3

Starts 6:49 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxLbZbq2ORA

00:00 flagger makes white arena box truck reverse SB on Carlton Ave from Pacific St (it would be helpful if the guard/flagger @ Vanderbilt didn’t allow construction vehicles traverse to Carlton Ave immediately to block the exit)

03:00 red truck can’t make turn until SB car reverses enough passed a white passenger van illegally parked on 6th Ave bridge;

The jack hammering between 10pm and 4am is out of control

Location: 
4th Ave. and Flatbush
When: 
September 26, 2011 - 11:39pm

I have filed numerous 311 noise complaints about the jack hammering going on between 10pm and at least 4am every evening for the past 5 weeks. I can't sleep. I had a guest leave my apartment at 3am a few weeks ago to stay in a hotel because of the jack hammering.

This exception to the construction noise rule should not have been approved for jack hammering that goes on for hours on end every single night. It is torture for those of who live in the area.

Atlantic Yards errant dump truck & arena truck blocks intersection

Location: 
6th Ave & Pacific St Intersection
When: 
September 27, 2011 - 6:22am

Segment 1 6:22 am

Errant dump truck & arena truck blocks intersection

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPXl_lUjr5E

00:00 arena delivery truck fails to stop @ ‘Stop Here on Red Light’

00:06 dump truck follows arena delivery truck & uses Jake brake

01:08 arena delivery advances to block the 6th Ave & Pacific St Intersection for SB school bus & NB cars (01:19 uses air horn to attract someone to let them in)

Arena truck blocks intersection & continued use of 6th Ave & Pacific St as non official staging area & smoke

Location: 
Intersection of 6th Ave & Pacific St
When: 
September 26, 2011 - 7:00am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAHH_qTdi6c

00:00 Atlantic Yards dump truck parked in red no standing total time in this video segment 06:47 of dump truck illegally queuing & parking in red "No Standing Only" in oncoming traffic lane & illegally idles

Noise related to nighttime use of staging areas

Although no construction is taking place on the eastern end of the Atlantic Yards footprint, contractors performing night time work move in and out of block 1129 (between Carlton Avenue, Vanderbilt Avenue, Dean Street and Pacific Street) with equipment and materials. Noise from these activities began to be reported in July 2001 (see 172), and in September of 2011, a representative from Forest City Ratner explained to AYW that night time work requiring access to the block 1129 staging area was expected through August 2012.

Noise from late night street work at 4th Avenue, Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Street

Several community members have submitted reports of noise from jackhammering at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Atlantic Avenue (see 271, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 288, 289, 295) beginning in late August 2011.  Some report filing 311 complaints dating back to July 2011.

late night jackhammering 09-24-11

Location: 
Barclay's Center (Flatbush)
When: 
September 24, 2011 - 2:50am

probably my last entry since it appears that the overnight jackhammering has been approved and will not stop for about a year until all is said and done. continuing the reporting to 311 is, therefore, a waste of my time.
looking at soundproofing my windows which is expensive, but so is losing my sanity.
Gus.