Ongoing sidewalk work — The sidewalk will be closed periodically along Commonwealth Avenue for vehicle access on the College of Communication (COM) and Morse Auditorium sides of the building. BUPD or BPD will be on site to direct pedestrians. As usual, Turner will notify BUPD in advance and will have both BUPD and BPD controlling public safety.
For the week of February 5, 2017:
The team will continue working on the fresh air intake plenum on the soffit on the Commonwealth Avenue side and the copper panel walls below soffit. Installation of sealant around exterior fibreC panels and glass on the Cummington Mall side from floors 1 to 3 will continue.
Miscellaneous taping will continue on floor 1. Final painting will take place on floors 7 and 9. Installation of terrazzo will continue in the commons and east and west lobbies, and taping and painting will continue in the colloquium. Terrazzo floor treads and rails will be installed at the communicating stairs. Epoxy painting will continue in the east and west stairs at night. Installation of devices and millwork will continue in the fMRI room. Millwork panels will be installed in the first floor commons and in the elevator lobbies on floors 4 through 9. Lab casework will continue on floors 1 and 9. Epoxy flooring will continue on floors 1 and 3. Air balancing and city inspections will be taking place throughout the next three weeks.
Police details will continue to man the construction gates along Commonwealth Avenue as well as the Blandford Mall loading dock to ensure public safety. The safety of our community is our highest priority, so we ask that you please pay close attention to posted signs, police, and safety personnel.