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Update #21

Charles Park Weekly Construction Update For Week Beginning: 10/10/22

Saturday 10/7/2022

The large crane that is setup in the Rogers courtyard will be used for a couple more crane picks up to the roof and then it will be disassembled. The disassembly and removal of the crane of the site will take approximately 6 hours to complete. The first step will be to take the jib off of the crane. In order to do this, Rogers Street will be closed from First Street to the Parking Garage entrance at Rivercourt. This will only last 1/2 hour and the rest of the work will be performed within the site fencing. Commodore Builders will have staff in place to direct pedestrians, vehicles and tenants of Rivercourt around the work area.


The fireproofing contractor will also be working on site spraying exterior columns at the perimeter of the Rogers Courtyard.


All work will be performed within the City of Cambridge noise ordinance.


Please see the two- week construction look ahead schedule for the week beginning: 10/10/22 at Charles Park in Cambridge, MA. 

 

Week of 10/10/22 – 10/14/22 

·    IMPORTANT NOTE: The site will be closed on Monday in observance of the Columbus Day Holiday.

·   Manganaro Drywall will continue to receive deliveries of drywall framing and sheathing in the Rogers Courtyard.

·    Bass Architectural Metals will continue to install metal panel at the exterior walls of the Mechanical Penthouse at the rogers portion of the building.

  • TG Gallagher will continue to receive deliveries of pipe and mechanical equipment through the Rogers Courtyard.
  • Emmanouil Inc will continue to restore the landscaping on the Charles side of the Building within the site fencing.
  • Greenwood Industries will continue roof installation at the Charles portion of the building.
  • All other deliveries will continue into the Rogers Courtyard to continue to load the building with materials

Logistics / Impact: 

  • There will be increased truck traffic on Rogers Street with trucks accessing the loading dock and the courtyard lay down area for deliveries and dumpster swaps. 
  • There will be regular periods of traffic stoppage while trucks pull in and pull out of the site. 

  

Working Hours: 

Work will occur on site from 7:00am – 6:00pm (Per the City of Cambridge Construction noise ordinance). After hours work may occur if approved with a ‘off hours’ work permit. 

Please see the attached link for more information regarding the City of Cambridge noise ordinance. Please scroll down to construction for the specific information relating to construction:  https://www.cambridgema.gov/services/noiseordinanceinformation 

  

Upcoming Work: (Week Of 10/17/22) 

·      Demolition debris removal – continued from week of 10/10

·      Steel deliveries - continued from week of 10/10

·       Drywall framing and sheathing deliveries - continued from week of 10/10

·       Mechanical pipe deliveries - continued from week of 10/10

·       Crane Picks at the Rogers Courtyard and Cambridgeside Place - continued from week of 10/10

 

Outside Contractors / City of Cambridge Work: 

Please note that outside contractors such as Eversource, National Grid, Comcast, Verizon, the City of Cambridge, etc. will require access to their infrastructure in and around the area of Charles Park. We are not always privy to this work, nor do we control this work, but we will do our best to coordinate our work the best we can with the work that is going on in the neighborhood. 

  

Outside Deliveries: 

Please note that outside delivery services such as UPS, FedEx, Amazon, Uber, Lyft, Grub Hub, Door Dash, trash services, etc. will continue to make their deliveries to the area surrounding Charles Park. We do not control those providers, but we hope that they will respect the construction control (barriers and signage) along Rogers Street. If not, they will be reported to the City of Cambridge.