Floor By Floor

What's happening on your floor? 

Week of 5/29/17
 

All staff members are encouraged to contact the Construction Mitigation Office at 617-496-0857 or by email sccconstruction@harvard.edu with any questions or concerns of noise, air quality, or other construction impacts.
 

IMPORTANT: Beginning on Monday, May 8, the main entrance to the Smith Campus Center on Massachusetts Ave will be shifted to Dunster Street. This new, temporary, entrance on Dunster Street will be used until completion of the project in fall of 2018. 
 

 

Floors 10, 9, 8, and 7

  • Demolition activities will continue on the 10th floor.
  • Concrete chipping activities within phase 4.2 of the façade project will take place on Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3. A great deal of noise will be generated from the chipping gun used to perform this operation. As a reminder, during phase 4, concrete chipping activity is expected to take place on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Installation of new sealants in phases 4.1 and 4.2 will continue. There is no noise associated with this activity.
  • Façade washing within phase 4.3 will continue. Crews will begin on the 10th floor and make their way down. Noise will be generated from this activity and may require staff to relocate telephone conversations and/or meetings. If staff need noise cancelling headphones, please contact sccconstruction@harvard.edu.
 

Floors 6 through 3
  • Concrete repairs will continue on the Holyoke Bookend of the north tower (Mass Ave).
  • Concrete chipping activities within phase 4.2 of the façade project will take place on Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3. A great deal of noise will be generated from the chipping gun used to perform this operation. As a reminder, during phase 4, concrete chipping activity is expected to take place on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Installation of new sealants in phases 4.1 and 4.2 will continue. There is no noise associated with this activity.
 

Floors 2 and Lobby
  • Concrete repairs above and around the exterior of the Harvard University Health Services Pharmacy will continue.
  • Drywall activities will continue on the 2nd floor of the south tower (Mt. Auburn Street).
 

Other Impacts
  • Holyoke Street Pavilion - Concrete deliveries, glass installation, and utility work will continue and Holyoke Street will be closed on a daily basis (weekdays only) from 7am-4pm. The sidewalks on the east side of Holyoke Street will remain open for pedestrian traffic and emergency vehicles will maintain access at all times. The new three storied Holyoke Pavilion is scheduled to be completed in Spring 2018. 
  • Dunster Street Pavilion – Steel erection for the Dunster Pavilion will continue. To accommodate a crane on site, jersey barriers have been pushed out to the middle of the road on Dunster Street. There will be no metered parking available, as the parking lane will be used as a travel lane.
  • Mt. Auburn Plaza – The team is currently underway with utility work as part of phase 1 of the reconstruction of the Mt. Auburn Street plaza. This phase is expected to be completed at the end of May. Bicycle racks that were once located at the corner of Dunster Street and Mt. Auburn Street have been relocated to the south entrance of the Smith Campus Center. Through May 30, HUHS and Smith Campus Center via level B1 from Mt. Auburn Plaza will be inaccessible. Pedestrians will be detoured.
  • Welcome Center –Crews will erect steel and install HVAC and layout walls and track.
  • Parking Garage – Through Tuesday, May 30, vehicles looking to access the underground parking will need to do so via Holyoke Street do to utility work at the Dunster Street ramp.
  • Emergency Egress – All 5 stairwells within the building are accessible in the event of an emergency.
  • Health Services Urgent Care After Hours (5:30pm-7:30am) have relocated to the Harvard Law School campus in Pound Hall (1530 Massachusetts Avenue).

 

 

SCC Facade Phases