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Impacts which reduce the safety of the roadway network surrounding the site, or represent danger to pedestrians and cyclists.

2014-10-08 work @ B3 until 9pm

Location: 
Dean St & 6th Ave B3 site
When: 
October 8, 2014 - 9:00pm

2014-10-08 work @ B3 until 9pm
http://youtu.be/yUU4vWPih1I
 

2014 10 08 several 18 wheeler stages on 6th Ave blocks traffic & idles over 15 min

Location: 
6th Ave SB bet Pacific & Dean
When: 
October 8, 2014 - 8:38am

No flaggers several (picture attached) 18 wheeler for B3 site work blocks traffic and causes bus full of children who's driver view is blocked must travel into on comining traffic.
http://youtu.be/uMdm-VWAQUE
00:57 blocks traffic and causes bus full of children who's driver view is blocked must travel into on comining traffic.
 

More limos illegally parked on St. Marks Ave. for Barclays events

Location: 
St. Marks Avenue between Flatbush and Carlton
When: 
September 14, 2014 - 9:50pm

A stretch limo was parked illegally on the block taking up several parking spaces and blocking the fire hydrant. This has happened repeatedly.

More limos illegally parked on St. Marks Ave. for Barclays events

Location: 
St. Marks Avenue between Flatbush and Carlton
When: 
September 15, 2014 - 5:22pm

Additional environmental oversight measures show influence of community and consultant input

In the spring of 2012, the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council, a sponsor of Atlantic Yards Watch, commissioned a review of Atlantic Yards’ compliance with its stated environmental commitments, which was conducted by  Sandstone Environmental Associates of Metuchen, NJ. In addition to reviewing hundreds of incident reports submitted to AYW by community members during arena construction, Sandstone analyzed internal reports produced by Empire State Development Corporation’s (ESDC) environmental monitor, Henningson, Durham & Richardson Architecture and Engineering, P.C. (HDR). Sandstone’s final report documented significant issues of noncompliance with Atlantic Yards’ environmental commitments on the part of Forest City Ratner Companies and its contractors during arena construction, and made recommendations for improvements to be introduced in future phases of construction.

The Sandstone report received little acknowledgement by ESDC when it was published in July 2012. However, the report’s findings and recommendations were incorporated into the BrooklynSpeaks coalition’s response to the Draft Scope of Work for the Atlantic Yards Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) in March 2013, and were also referenced in the group’s comments on the Draft SEIS (DSEIS) submitted in May 2014.

A review of the Final SEIS (FSEIS), released in June 2014, shows that ESDC and FCRC have adopted modifications of the Atlantic Yards construction mitigation and monitoring programs for future construction at the site. Although some of the changes appeared in the DSEIS, significant additions were made between the DSEIS and the FSEIS. Here is an outline of changes to the project’s monitoring protocols that parallel recommendations made by Sandstone and comments from community organizations.

2014-09-10 Barclays 3 ea 18 wheeler illegally park on 6th Ave 1 parking on wrong side of street

Location: 
6th Ave bet Atlantic & Dean St
When: 
September 10, 2014 - 10:09pm

http://youtu.be/Aomt6DZ09zE
2014-09-10 Barclays 3 ea 18 wheeler illegally park on 6th Ave 1 parking on wrong side of street facing SB on NB side of 6th Ave; could be a issues with fire trucks egress.
 

2014-09-08 18 wheeler tractor trailer Tully on WB on Bergen then N on Carlton not a truck route get stuck

Location: 
Bergen & Carlton
When: 
September 8, 2014 - 1:39pm

http://youtu.be/5cbvLGYzEiU
Tully 18 wheel tractor trailer delivering concrete barriers uses “not truck routs” on WB Bergen then NB Carlton has issues even making turn then can't maneuver because Carlton has chronic alt side double parking MTTF, so driver blares air horn! Then parks on Carlton Ave bridge, then make loop back to WB Pacific then NB On 6th to unload on Atlantic Ave.

Street closings for Fashion Rocks, Tuesday, September 9

On Tuesday September 9, 2014, Barclays Center will host Fashion Rocks, a major New York Fashion Week event at Barclays Center.

The producers have been granted a permit for a red carpet to be located on Dean Street between Flatbush and 6th Avenue. The 78th Precinct has announced the following street closures for the day of the event.

  • Dean Street between Flatbush Avenue and 6th Avenue, 6:00AM unitl midnight
  • 6th Avenue between Atlantic Avenue and Bergen Street, 3:00PM until midnight
  • Pacific Street between Carlton Avenue and 6th Avenue, 3:00PM until midnight

All closures apply to vehicle traffic only. Pedestrians will have access but will not be allowed on the arena sidewalk. Residents and those drivers with garage access will be allowed on to Pacific Street. Arena management has characterized the event as "significantly smaller in scale than the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards."

Neighbors with questions may contact Terence Kelly with questions by email to tkelly@brooklynse.com, or by phone at (347) 834-3957.

2014-08-30 many Barclays 18 wheelers not staged, idle, park in red no standing & blocks 6th Ave Bridge

Location: 
620 Atlantic various locations
When: 
August 30, 2014 - 3:26pm

Barclays load in 18 wheelers on Dean St bet 6th Ave & Carlton Ave (no trucks allowed), 2 block & parks on 6th Ave bridge, idles & parking in red no standing @ 5:45am.
@5:45am
http://www.atlanticyardswatch.net/node/1638
2014-08-29 18 wheeler was 'crusing' trying to find Barclays, traveling North on Flatbush can make right turn on Dean to Barclays dock causing traffic jam @ 4pm
http://youtu.be/QSmm-kOeZu8
2014-08-30 1st 18 wheeler parking on 6th Ave bridge around 10am
http://youtu.be/PKnfBEWjrlw

2014-08-30 5:45 am Barclays 18 wheeler idles in red no standing zone next to residential building

Location: 
700 Pacific St
When: 
August 30, 2014 - 5:36am

At 5:45am Barclays 18 wheeler idles in red no standing zone next to residential building, the supervisor @ Barclays security said they would move the rig as of 6:45 am it has not moved.
http://youtu.be/phMrapFYO9Q