Upcoming OBW Construction
Week of August 13, 2018

 

Lobby and Elevator

  • Crews are transitioning to open Phase II of the main lobby on Monday, August 13th.
  • Beginning on Friday, August 10th at 6:00 PM and Saturday, August 11th from 7:00 AM throughout the day, three temporary walls will be removed, painting and other needed finish activities will also take place.
  • The main lobby entrance will be relocated to the Third Street entrance on Saturday, August 18th  and on Sunday, August 19th to accommodate sidewalk repair, weather permitting (it has been postponed twice due to weather). Signage and security assistance will direct tenants and visitors to the Third Street entrance.
  • Elevator 4 is now out of service for modernization.

Façade, Concrete Wall Removal and Mini Pile Installation

  • Mini piles will be installed outside the old temp lobby area during the week of August 11th.
  • Removal of the former sidewalk in front of the Broadway face of the building will begin the week of August 11th.
  • Coring and drilling in six concrete columns to prepare for steel embed installation is scheduled to begin on Saturday, August 18th.

Building Construction Site (former Surface Parking Lot)

  • Test pit work continues prior to mini pile drilling.
  • Drilling of the 260 mini piles continues for the new building foundation at 165 Main Street and will continue for several weeks throughout the summer.
  • With the parking lot now part of an active construction area, the ground level exit from Stair 3 is closed.
  • Emergency egress from Stair 3 is through the garage, where the garage doors will automatically open in the event of an emergency.

Basement Work

  • Demolition for the grocery store loading dock’s elevator pit will take place in the area of Stairwell 3 in August.
  • Installation of metal wall studs is underway.
  • Plumbing, HVAC and electrical work is ongoing.
  • Mini piles will be installed outside the old temp lobby area during the week of August 11th.

Broadway & Third Street Sidewalks

  • A section of sidewalk is closed between the garage and Dunkin Donuts as crews investigate and design a solution for water infiltration issues in the area.
  • The stairway egressing to Third Street will be closed to all except for emergency egress.
  • A section of sidewalk panel replacement will be taking place on Friday, August 17th and Saturday, August 18th on the corner of Broadway and Third street.

Retail Space on First Floor Corner of Third Street and Broadway

  • Work is finishing up for turnover to the retail tenant.

9th and 10th Floor

  • Movers will be using the freight elevator off hours on Thursday, August 9th.  Set up will take place on Friday, August 10th.  Tenants first day in the new space will be on Monday, August 13th.

Thank you for your continued cooperation and patience!