This Week at Essex Crossing

Photo by Kami Scott.
Photo by Kami Scott.
Essex Crossing Site 5. Photo by Kami Scott.

Lower East Side resident Kami Scott has more photos shot from above Essex Crossing sites 5 and 6 today. The development team puts out a weekly email detailing the activity on each of the four active construction sites. Here’s this week’s version:

Site 1 (242 Broome St.)

This week Site 1 will placing the concrete mud slab. The concrete trucks and concrete pump will be located within the site. Drilling will begin for the sleeve for the elevator piston. The drill rig will also be located within the site gate. Flag persons will be positioned at the gate to direct pedestrian & vehicular traffic. Noise and dust control will be standard daily operations. No after-hours work in anticipated.

Site 2 (115 Delancey St.)

Site 2 will continue excavation and support of excavation at the cellar and sub-cellar level. Sub-cellar and cellar concrete pile cap installation will continue this week. Both of these activities will continue on Saturday, March 26th between the hours of 9am-5pm.

Site 5 (145 Clinton St.)

Foundation and superstructure work continues at Site 5. Underslab plumbing and electrical installations continue along with concrete pours. Concrete pours are anticipated to take place on Monday, March 21st and Thursday, March 24th in the early morning hours.

Site 6 (175 Delancey St.)

The coming week’s activity at Site 6 includes pouring concrete for the foundation on the north side (Delancey) and pouring concrete for the east half of the 1st floor slab. No after-hours work is scheduled.

Job Opportunities
Delancey Street Associates has partnered with workforce organizations the Lower East Side Employment Network (LESEN), a group of local agencies that assists Lower East Side and NYC residents to advance their careers and Workforce1, service provided by the NYC Department of Small Business Services that prepares and connects qualified candidates to job opportunities in New York City. To register for construction related jobs and job training programs in several growth industries, including trainings to more successfully pursue temporary and permanent opportunities at Essex Crossing, please visit this site.

M/WBE Opportunities
Delancey Street Associates encourages Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) contractors to participate in the development of Essex Crossing across multiple trades. For more information about upcoming bid opportunities, as well as information about future M/WBE trade fairs, networking events and workshops related to the project, please fill out an inquiry form on our website.

For updated info on construction activity at Essex Crossing, click here.

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Essex Crossing Site 6. Photo by Kami Scott.