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2012-08-10 more egregious disregard for pedestrian safety by blocking only NB sidewalk access with no flaggers

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave various locations - 6th Ave & Dean St
When: 
August 10, 2012 - 10:11am

2012-08-10 more egregious disregard for pedestrian safety by blocking only NB sidewalk access with no flaggers

Traffic around arena is getting more not less chaotic/dangerous – with malfunctioning traffic signals, closed roads & crashes

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave various locations
When: 
August 9, 2012 - 6:38pm

Traffic from Dean St -> Carlton Ave to Pacific St blocked for entire day with no prior notice to the community. When parked or traffic from the official staging area needed to leave they drove on the sidewalk S-side of Pacific St westbound for the most part.
http://www.atlanticyardswatch.net/node/778
 

2012-08-08 Traffic on Pacific St blocked for entire day with no prior notice to the community - traffic drives on sidewalk

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave - block 1129 from 6th Ave ~ 1129 onPacific
When: 
August 8, 2012 - 8:39am

Traffic from Dean St -> Carlton Ave to Pacific St blocked for entire day with no prior notice to the community. When parked or traffic from the official staging area needed to leave they drove on the sidewalk S-side of Pacific St westbound for the most part.

2012-08-08 Mother with 4 month old infant traveling NB on 6th Ave is hit by construction worker turning left onto Dean St/6th

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave various locations - 6th Ave & Dean St east side
When: 
August 9, 2012 - 4:33pm

2012-08-08 Mother with 4 month old infant traveling NB on 6th Ave is hit by construction worker turning left onto Dean St traveling SB on 6th - Mother with 4 month old infant traveling NB on 6th Ave is hit by construction worker turning left onto Dean St traveling SB on 6th - arena constructions worker stated to witnesses that, “something is wrong with the lights & because of the way cars are parked on west side of 6th Ave blocked his view or something!” and there were @ least 3 more close calls of accidents during the i

2012-08-09 update: 2012-08-08 construction damages traffic & light pole - no flaggers cause children to walk in traffic busy 6th

When: 
August 9, 2012 - 4:19pm

Traffic light with attached street light removed after damage from arena construction vehicle & now there is no pedestrian walk indicator making for an unsafe condition.
 
previous report
http://www.atlanticyardswatch.net/node/774

2012-08-08 more of arena construction workers blocking sidewalk, father, baby pram & pedestrians forced into traffic lanes

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave - 6th Ave bet Dean St & Pacific St
When: 
August 8, 2012 - 7:28am

2012-08-08 Father, baby pram & pedestrians forced into traffic lanes by arena construction workers blocking sidewalk
Father pushing baby pram & pedestrians (with back to traffic so they can’t see traffic coming at them) again forced into traffic lanes by arena construction workers blocking the entire sidewalk. The west side of 6th between Dean St & Pacific is closed. The supervisor just stands there & takes pictures of photographer instead of tending to the safety of residents.
Previous & continued disregard for pedestrian safety.

2012-08-08 construction damages traffic & light pole - no flaggers cause children to walk in traffic busy 6th Ave

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave various locations - 6th Ave & Pacific St
When: 
August 8, 2012 - 4:33pm

Arena construction truck damages traffic signal/light pole @ NE corner of 6th Ave & Pacific St; construction workers put yellow tape around area & closed off sidewalk but doesn’t have a flagger to help children/pedestrians maneuver around the dangerous situation; pedestrians had to walk into the street into traffic. Officers from the 78th helped the residents by communicating with the unresponsive arena personnel to make the area safer.

2012-07-12 Barclays LIRR creates dust with no air monitors @ 10pm within 50’ of residents & no watering

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave various locations Vanderbilt rail yards
When: 
July 12, 2012 - 10:00pm

2012-07-12 Barclays LIRR creates dust with no air monitors @ 10pm within 50’ of residents with no watering.
With rail yard work 24 hrs a day no air monitors or watering present while excavation in the Vanderbilt rail yards.
 
http://youtu.be/6joicVplEkk

2012-07-10 Barclays Arena Dust - no watering or wheel washing

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave - NW corner of 6th Ave & Dean St
When: 
July 10, 2012 - 10:41am

2012-07-10 Barclays Arena Dust - no watering or wheel washing
http://youtu.be/Nmridj0Pfcc

2012-07-02 Barclays construction workers make pedestrians some with children walk thru active excavation equipment area

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave - 6th Ave bet Dean St & Pacific St
When: 
July 2, 2012 - 2:59pm

BOTH sides of 6th Ave sidewalks between Pacific St & Dean St are now blocked with NO PRIOR notice to the community that the east side was also blocked. What appears to be the job site supervisor or foreman is more interested in taking pictures of photographer than flagging, minding or assisting mothers with children, the elderly & other pedestrian’s safely thru an active construction excavating area.
http://youtu.be/75LXD9Vw9Mg