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MIT Kendall Square Initiative Update 09/20/19

Work Continues at One Broadway in Cambridge

One Broadway

The old roof at the terrace access near Venture Café will be removed and a new roof will be installed next week.  L1 with occasional L2 noise is expected in the 5th-floor annex. Panels will be installed on the walls of the mechanical headhouse and on the terrace shaft wall, and stair area wall next week.

L1 with occasional L2 noise is expected in the 5th-floor annex. Louver installation and related work will take place next to the lobby between the tower next week. Visual impacts near the lobby will occur. Waterproofing at the terrace knee wall area will take place on Saturday, September 21st through next Wednesday. An asphalt odor may be detected on the 5th-floor annex. A cap and lighting will be installed at the knee wall next week.  L1 noise is expected in the 5th-floor annex.

Metal column wraps will be installed at the columns on the terrace along the window line.  L1 with occasional L2 noise is expected in the 5th-floor annex. The sidewalk fence will be moved to allow more walking space for pedestrians at the end of next week except at louver area next to the lobby where work continues.

Lobby, Elevator, and Garage

The new elevator to the second-floor inspection is upcoming. Punchlist work in the lobby will take place.

165 Main Street Construction Site (former Surface Parking Lot)

Emergency egress from Stair 3 is through the garage, where the garage doors will automatically open in the event of an emergency. Please follow the signage. Finish work at the loading dock and corridor. Backfill and install a sub-slab vent system. Punch-list items are ongoing.

Liner Retail Building at Broad Canal Street

Wood installation continues and plantings will be installed along Broad Canal. Lighting and bench installations will also take place.

Basement and Sidewalk on Main Street

Equipment installation and outfitting work for the market continue.

Brothers Market

Electrical and plumbing connections and duct insulation on the roof. Expect L1 noise in the 5th-floor annex.

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