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2012-04-17 Barclays Arena steel delivery rig continues driving residential Bergen from Vanderbilt to Flatbush not a truck route

Location: 
Bergen St from Vanderbilt
When: 
April 17, 2012 - 9:19am

2012-04-17 Barclays Arena steel delivery rig continues driving on residential Bergen St (and Dean St esatbound) from Vanderbilt to Flatbush not a truck route
the route from official staging area should be:
exit staging Pacific St passed Carlton Ave to 6th Ave
Turn left @ 6th Ave
Turn right on Bergen St
Turn right on Flatbush Ave
 
Previous report from yesterday rig driving on Dean St:
http://www.atlanticyardswatch.net/node/650

2012-04-16 Barclays Arena rig driving on Dean St from 6th Ave to Vanderbilt not a truck route

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave - Dean east bound
When: 
April 16, 2012 - 12:59pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxNG86EvH1E
 
2012-04-16 Barclays Arena rig driving on Dean St from 6th Ave to Vanderbilt not a truck route
 

Nighttime Noise

Location: 
700 Pacific Street
When: 
April 3, 2012 - 2:30am

Filer reports his baby can't sleep.  Noise created at 2:30 AM in railyard.
(Complaint and complaint number from April 3rd.  Forwarded to AYW April 13th)

2012-04-13 Barclays Arena construction workers daily illegal parking @ SE corner of 6th Ave @ Pacific St

Location: 
SE corner of 6th Ave @ Pacific St
When: 
April 13, 2012 - 7:53am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5IdD7oX0zM
Motorcycles continue to park on sidewalk & cars park in ‘red no standing’ zone in west bound oncoming traffic lane, this is now a daily event, once 1 gets away with it then others always follow.

2012-04-05 Barclays Arena dump trucks still using not a truck route public Bergen St [not isolated incidents]

Location: 
Bergen St bet Vanderbilt Ave & 6th Ave
When: 
April 5, 2012 - 7:00am

2012-04-05 ALL day starting Monday Barclays Arena - Atlantic Yards dump trucks still using not a truck route public Bergen St and are not isolated incidents. All day up to 10:30pm errant truckers continue using residential streets around Barclays Arena specifically Bergen St this time.
05:58pm Barclays Arena driving west on Bergen St via Vanderbilt stopping @ Carlton Ave
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cadKL7O-MmA

2012-03-30 Barclays Arena rail yard excavating machine pounds pile so loud that a sound recorder can’t record it

Location: 
718 Atlantic Ave Vanderbilt rail yard
When: 
March 30, 2012 - 9:49pm

2012-03-30 After hours Barclays Arena rail yard excavating machine pounds pile so loud that a sound recorder can’t record it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mc_Dj2sJ-es
00:43 when Barclays Arena rail yard excavating equipment attempts to ‘knock over’ a metal piling in their way, the sound generated is so loud, that the sound level is out of camera’s sound recording range somewhere over +100db

2012-03-30 Barclays Arena rail yard after hrs excavating work with no air monitors [except DEP’s] & trucks leave uncovered

Location: 
718 Atlantic Ave Vanderbilt rail yard
When: 
March 30, 2012 - 9:57pm

2012-03-30 Barclays Arena rail yard after hrs excavating work with no air monitors [except DEP’s] & trucks leave uncovered – typical after hours excavating work with no air monitors, beeping
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gijwivh7T0s
01:32 welding & other work under Atlantic Ave
01:59 fully loaded Barclays Arena dump truck leaves rail yard & drives on Public Street not covered – this is an ongoing problem that is well documented

2012-03-30 Barclays Arena dump truck speeds @ 42mph & fails to stop @ 'stop here' on Pacific St during night work

Location: 
700 Pacific St
When: 
March 30, 2012 - 10:00pm

2012-03-30 Barclays Arena dump truck speeds @ 42mph & fails to stop @ 'stop here' on Pacific St
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2Q_CvyLjpc
00:08 Barclays Arena dump truck speeds @ 42mph & fails to stop @ 'stop here' posted sign on Pacific St @ UN-LOCKED LIRR gate to prevent blocking access to active rail yard

2012-03-30 Two Barclays Arena dump trucks create dust bowl & drive on not a NYCDOT official truck route

Location: 
Vanderbilt Ave & Pacific St
When: 
March 30, 2012 - 9:36pm

2012-03-30 Barclays Arena dump trucks create dust bowl & drive on not a NYCDOT official truck route
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hc_4IlwAB4
Barclays Arena dump trucks approach the gate from residential neighborhood @ Vanderbilt Ave & Pacific St, on not a NYCDOT official truck route to enter the official staging area, also dust is created by the trucks & no air monitors are out
00:24 no air monitors out
00:30 Barclays Arena dump trucks approaches stop light

"Hey, you! Out there! I've got kids trying to sleep!"

Loud noises at night have triggered multiple incident reports filled with the exasperation of local residents in the last several days and weeks.  One Dean Street resident last night shouted "Hey, you! Out there! I've got kids trying to sleep!" to a worker banging his crowbar against a fender in the staging area at 10:30 PM.  In another case a resident on Vanderbilt reports a vibration so impactful artwork fell off the walls at 12:15 AM.

A resident on St. Mark's Avenue reports "intense pounding/crashing noises coming from the construction site as I write -- "and we are 3 blocks away with sound-proofed windows!  ... How is this permissable?"  St. Marks Avenue is uphill from the construction site and some rear windows have an unobstructed path for sounds emanating from the construction site.  The filer reports noise extending to 1 AM on Wednesday night.

Another filer from Pacific Street reports two "extremely noisy" nights in a row and that "the loud beeping sound of the trucks with loud bangs and booms stops me from sleeping. I can still hear it even with ear plugs."  The filer also complains about the "bright white stadium lights that shine directly into my bedroom window."  The lights are railyard lights installed to faciliate LIRR repairs that can only be executed when the railyard is dormant, but have been retasked by FCRC for use now by construction crews.  The filer asks, "Does anyone take these complaints seriously or will I have to takes matters into my own hands and seek legal advice?"