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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.

Updates to the situation involving night time noise from contractors accessing the staging area on block 1129 will be reported here.


Late Night Noise

The movement of construction equipment between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. is a fairly regular occurence. It would be a lot less intolerable if they would turn off the claxon that accompanies the moving equipment. It's like the beeping trucks make when going in reverse, only it's ten times louder and more obnoxious.

Also after I reported that Action Enviornmental had stopped emptying the dumpster bins in the middle of the night, they have suddenly started again. 3:30a.m. Friday morning (oct 7) and 4:30a.m. Monday Morning (Oct 10).

Between these two regular occurences, regular sleep is impossible for me, my wife and my infant daughter. I reported these actions of Friday to 311 as separate ongoing occurences.

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