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2016 Archive

Lookahead through August 2016

4-WEEK LOOKAHEAD

TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA

POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION

Ongoing through 8/31/2016

Delivery of construction material in large trucks

CHS parking structure entrance

Minor: Trucks maneuvering to enter the site partially block entrance.

Mitigation:  Flag persons to control traffic during deliveries

6/20/16 to  7/29/16

Hardscape work Switzer plaza level

MDCC southwest corner rooms all levels

Moderate:  Noise during concrete placement

Mitigation:  Noise is intermittent, between 7 am and 2 pm

7/30/2016 and 7/31/2016

Demolition of concrete flat work at northwest end of site (plaza level)

South west corner of MDCC and air intakes

Major:   Concrete saw cutting noise. Some jackhammering noise

Mitigation: 

  • Saw and jackhammer work on Saturday 7/30/2016 and possibly Sunday 7/31/2016 to reduce impact to building occupants
  • Apply water frequently to reduce dust emission.

7/26/2016 to 8/4/2016

Underground chilled water pipe flushing

Intersection of Tiverton and Charles Young Drive South

Moderate:  Reduction of traffic lanes to allow access to underground vaults

Mitigation: 

  • Traffic control as reviewed and approved by UCLA Transportation.
  • Review patterns and adjust if necessary

7/29/2016 to 8/28/2016

Hardscape work near CHS parking entrance

CHS parking entrance

Moderate:  Trucks and equipment frequently in driveway. Interruption of traffic in and out of the CHS parking structure

Mitigation: 

  • Limit operations to off peak hours.  
  • Provide flag men to control traffic

5/11/16 to 8/1/2016

Hardscape work south and east side of site

Pedestrian pathway east of the site

Minor: Dust and noise due to excavation and grading

Mitigation:  Watering to keep dust under control

4-WEEK LOOKAHEAD

TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA

POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION

Ongoing through 7/31/2016

Delivery of construction material in large trucks

CHS parking structure entrance

Minor: Trucks maneuvering to enter the site partially block entrance.

Mitigation:  Flag persons to control traffic during deliveries

6/20/16 to  7/22/16

Hardscape work Switzer plaza level

MDCC southwest corner rooms all levels

Moderate:  Noise during concrete placement

Mitigation:  Noise is intermittent, between 7 am and 2 pm

5/11/16 to 8/1/2016

Hardscape work south and east side of site

Pedestrian pathway east of the site

Minor: Dust and noise due to excavation and grading

Mitigation:  Watering to keep dust under control

7/15/16 to 7/16/16

Demolition of concrete pad at north end of site

South west corner of MDCC and air intakes

Major:   Concrete pad demolition by jackhammering produces noise and dust.

Mitigation:  

  • Saw cut pad to small chunks to reduce the need to jackhammering
  • Saw cut work on Friday 7/15/16 – wet cut-no dust, high pitch noise-no vibration
  • Jackhammer work on Saturday 7/16/2016 to reduce impact to building occupants
  • Apply water frequently to reduce dust emission. 
  • If work is not complete on 7/16/2016, it will resume on Saturday 7/23/2016

4-WEEK LOOKAHEAD

TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA

POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION

Ongoing through 7/31/2016

Delivery of construction material in large trucks

CHS parking structure entrance

Minor: Trucks maneuvering to enter the site partially block entrance.

Mitigation:  Flag persons to control traffic during deliveries

6/20/16 to  7/22/16

Hardscape work Switzer plaza level

MDCC southwest corner rooms all levels

Moderate:  Noise during concrete placement

Mitigation:  Noise is intermittent, between 7 am and 2 pm

6/25/16 and 6/26/16

Waterproofing of NW plaza deck with hot rubberized material

MDCC air intake

Major:  Strong tar odor in general area

Mitigation:  Work is scheduled on Saturday and Sunday, when HVAC air intake at MDCC is not active.

5/11/16 to 8/1/2016

Hardscape work south and east side of site

Pedestrian pathway east of the site

Minor: Dust and noise due to excavation and grading

Mitigation:  Watering to keep dust under control

6/25/16

Removal of construction trailers from site

Entrance to CHS parking

Major:  Trailers will be pulled into driveway prior to loading on truck Duration of impact is 4 to 6 hours.

Mitigation:  

  • Work on weekend when traffic is minimal.
  • Traffic control will be provided to assure at least one lane is available. The lane will be used for entry and exit alternately.

4-WEEK LOOKAHEAD

TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA

POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION

Ongoing through 7/31/2016

Delivery of construction material in large trucks

CHS parking structure entrance

Minor: Trucks maneuvering to enter the site partially block entrance.

Mitigation:  Flag persons to control traffic during deliveries

3/2/16 to 5/14/16

Scaffolding encroaching on CHS parking pedestrian ramp

Scaffolding was removed on 5/14/2016

CHS parking HC ramp near GH site

Minor: Scaffolding support outriggers to be placed on CHS parking structure due to proximity of work surface to the parking structure

Mitigation:  Scaffolding placement will be at non-driving surfaces.  Required clear widths and head room will be maintained

4/14/16 to  6/15/16

Hardscape work at CHS plaza level

MDCC southwest corner rooms all levels

Moderate:  Noise due concrete drilling and cutting, concrete placement

Mitigation:  Noise is intermittent, between 7 am and 1 pm.

5/18/16 to 5/31/16

Painting of aluminum panels at north elevation

MDCC air intake

Moderate:  Strong paint odor at point of application

Mitigation: Confine paint area, direct exhaust away from air intakes

4/25/16 to 6/55/16

Waterproofing of NW plaza deck with hot rubberized material

4th Level on 5/21, Plaza level on 6/25

MDCC air intake

Moderate:  Strong tar odor in general area

Mitigation:  Scheduling work on weekends and off-hours

5/11/16 to 8/1/2016

Hardscape work south and east side of site

Pedestrian pathway east of the site

Minor: Dust and noise due to excavation and grading

Mitigation:  Watering to keep dust under control

3-WEEK LOOKAHEAD

TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA

POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION

Ongoing through7/31/2016

Delivery of construction material in large trucks

CHS parking structure entrance

Minor: Trucks maneuvering to enter the site partially block entrance.

Mitigation:  Flag persons to control traffic during deliveries

3/2/16 to 5/30/16

Scaffolding encroaching on CHS parking pedestrian ramp

CHS parking HC ramp near GH site

Minor: Scaffolding support outriggers to be placed on CHS parking structure due to proximity of work surface to the parking structure

Mitigation:  Scaffolding placement will be at non-driving surfaces.  Required clear widths and head room will be maintained

3/7/16 to 5/11/16

Hardscape work east side of site

Pedestrian pathway east of the site

Minor: Dust and noise due to excavation and grading

Mitigation:  Watering to keep dust under control

4/14/16 to 6/15/16

Hardscape work at CHS plaza level

MDCC southwest corner rooms all levels

Moderate:  Noise due concrete drilling and cutting, concrete placement

Mitigation:  Noise is intermittent, between 7 am and 1 pm.

4/19/16 to 4/21/16

Painting of aluminum panels at north elevation

MDCC air intake

Moderate:  Strong paint odor at point of application

Mitigation: Confine paint area, direct exhaust away from air intakes

4/25/16 to 5/15/16

Waterproofing of NW plaza deck with hot rubberized material

MDCC air intake

Moderate:  Strong tar odor in general area

Mitigation:  Scheduling work on weekends and off-hours

3-week lookahead through March 2016

3-WEEK LOOKAHEAD

TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA

POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION

Through 3/25/16

Exterior aluminum cladding north wing near MDCC, scaffolding removal

MDCC south facing rooms

Minor: Noise from metal saws, screw guns and hammers

Through 3/5/16

Off-site construction (B-Permit) at N/E corner of Tiverton/LeConte Intersection

CHS parkinginbound lane

Minor:  Traffic light at intersection shut down for rewiring and programming

Mitigation: City of Los Angeles approved traffic control officer in place

Through 7/31/2016

Delivery of construction material in large trucks

CHS parking structure entrance

Minor: Trucks maneuvering to enter the site partially block entrance.

Mitigation:  Flag persons to control traffic during deliveries

3/3/16 to 6/3/16

Hardscape work at CHS plaza level

MDCC southwest corner rooms all levels

Moderate:  Noise due concrete drilling and cutting, concrete placement

Mitigation:  Noise is intermittent, between 7 am and 1 pm.

3/7/16 to 5/11/16

Hardscape work east side of site

Pedestrian pathway east of the site

Minor: Dust and noise due to excavation and grading

Mitigation:  Watering to keep dust under control

3/2/16 to 5/30/16

Scaffolding encroaching on CHS parking pedestrian ramp

CHS parking HC ramp near GH site

Minor: Scaffolding support outriggers to be placed on CHS parking structure due to proximity of work surface to the parking structure

Mitigation:  Scaffolding placement will be at non-driving surfaces.  Required clear widths and head room will be maintained

4-week lookahead through February 2016

3-WEEK LOOKAHEAD

TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA

POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION

1/25/16 to 3/4/16

Exterior aluminum cladding north wing near MDCC

MDCC south facing rooms

Minor: Noise from metal saws, screw guns and hammers

1/25/16 to 2/15/16

Exterior brick and curtain wall installation

CHS parking structure entrance

Minor: Curtain wall material deliveries into construction site in semis or flatbed trucks

Mitigation: Flag persons to control traffic during deliveries

1/26/2015 to 2/5/2016

Off-site construction (B-Permit) at N/E corner of Tiverton/LeConte Intersection

CHS parkinginbound lane

Minor: Construction equipment at intersection (behind k-rail)

Mitigation: City of Los Angeles approved traffic control plan in place

2015 Archive

June - September 2015

3-WEEK LOOKAHEAD

TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA

POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION

6/22 to 7/28

Formwork / Reinforcing / Concrete operations

MDCC south facing rooms

Minor: Noise, cutting torch smoke & fumes (minimal), hoisting operations

7/27 to 7/28

Concrete placement of level 4 deck

Tiverton north of TLC site

Moderate: +/- 60 concrete trucks starting 6:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Mitigation: Trucks leaving the site will go north to Charles Young Drive

Concrete truck staging in center median on Le Conte from Tiverton west to Westwood Blvd.

7/7 To 9/4

Off-site construction (B-Permit) at N/E corner of Tiverton/LeConte Intersection

CHS Parking Outbound Lane

Moderate:  One outbound lane from CHS parking. Currently two lanes exist.

Mitigation:  

Work is scheduled in July and August during low use of CHS parking

Requested the City of LA to extend the green light phase on Tiverton southbound at Le Conte.

June 2015

3-WEEK LOOKAHEAD

TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA

POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION

5/22 to 6/22

Formwork / Reinforcing / Concrete operations

MDCC south facing rooms

Minor: Noise, cutting torch smoke & fumes (minimal), hoisting operations

Sat 5/30 and

Sat 6/6

Telecom intercept work Tiverton Drive entrance

Le Conte entrance to CHS parking structure

Moderate: Lane closure in place 6:00 am to 3:00 pm. Single lane for exiting from CHA parking structure

Mitigation: Traffic control in place. Work on Saturdays only

6/15 to 6/18

Reinforcing of existing MDCC areaway concrete wall

MDCC south facing rooms

Moderate: Noise & vibration from drilling for anchors into concrete. 

Mitigation: Noise from anchor drilling will be intermittent lasting for one or two days.

6/15 to 6/18

Concrete placement of level 3 deck

Tiverton north of TLC site

Moderate: +/- 60 concrete trucks starting 6:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Mitigation: Trucks leaving the site will go north to Charles Young Drive

Concrete truck staging in center median on Le Conte from Tiverton west to Westwood Blvd.

April 2015

3-WEEK LOOKAHEAD

TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA

POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION

Now - 4/3

Completion of steam and condensate lines south of MDCC

MDCC south facing rooms

Moderate: Pipe welding / pressure testing / backfill noise, vibration and potential diesel odors.

Mitigation: Welding in early hours when air intakes are not active. Noise and vibration from backfill will be intermittent lasting for one or two days.

Now – 4/10

Reinforcing of existing MDCC areaway concrete wall

MDCC south mechanical room

Moderate: Coring Complete. Noise & vibration from installation of expansion anchors into concrete. 

Mitigation: Noise from anchor drilling will be intermittent lasting for one or two days.

Now - 3/30

Waterproofing and backfill at service yard area (between new building and existing mechanical yard south of Lot 'E' structure

South east corner of Lot E

Minor: Vibration from compaction of backfill behind walls

Thru 3/30

Concrete wall construction using Shotcrete north end of TLC building


Minor: Concrete truck traffic and noise on east side of site.  Noise at south facing rooms of MDCC

4/3 or 4/6

Concrete placement of level 2 deck

Le Conte / Tiverton intersection

Moderate: +/- 55 concrete trucks starting 6:00 am to 4:00 pm

Mitigation: Flaggers at Tiverton entrance for safe entry to CHS parking structure.

Concrete truck staging in center median on Le Conte from Tiverton west to Westwood Blvd.

Thru 4/27

Formwork / Reinforcing operations Level 2 deck

MDCC south facing rooms

Minor: Noise, cutting torch smoke & fumes (minimal), hoisting operations

Week of 4/27

Concrete placement of level 2 deck, NW section

Tiverton & Charles Young Drive

Minor: Empty concrete truck traffic north on Tiverton and East of Charles Young Drive during concrete pour hours. This will minimize impact LeConte/Tiverton intersection

Below is a 3 week look ahead of TLC construction activities with potential impacts to adjacent buildings and occupants

3-WEEK LOOKAHEAD TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION
2/12 - 2/16 Delivery of rebar to TLC site Tiverton/Le Conte entrance to CHS parking Minor: Brief periods of traffic impact on Tiverton during truck traffic.
Mitigation: Flaggers at TLC site gate
2/3 - 2/24 Formwork / Reinforcing operations Level 1 deck (area 2) immediately south of MDCC MDCC south facing rooms Minor: Noise, cutting torch smoke & fumes (minimal), hoisting operations
2/12 – 2/27 Completion of steam and condensate lines south of MDCC MDCC south facing rooms Moderate: Pipe welding / pressure testing / backfill noise, vibration and potential diesel odors.
Mitigation: Welding in early hours when air intakes are not active. Noise and vibration from backfill will be intermittent lasting for one or two days.
2/23 - 2/20 Coring and reinforcing of existing MDCC areaway concrete wall MDCC south mechanical room Moderate: Noise & vibration from coring and expansion anchors into concrete. Coring equipment access through level A corridor.
Mitigation: Noise from coring and anchor drilling and vibration from backfill will be intermittent lasting for one or two days.
2/23 - 3/20 Waterproofing and backfill at service yard area (between new building and existing mechanical yard south of Lot 'E' structure South east corner of Lot E Minor: Vibration from compaction of backfill behind walls
2/24 – 2/25 Concrete placement of level 1 deck Le Conte / Tiverton intersection Moderate: +/- 65 concrete trucks starting 6:00 am to 4:00 pm
Mitigation: Flaggers at Tiverton entrance for safe entry to CHS parking structure.
Concrete truck staging in center median on Le Conte from Tiverton west to Westwood Blvd.

January 2015

3-WEEK LOOKAHEAD

TLC CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES


POTENTIAL IMPACT AREA

POTENTIAL IMPACTS / MITIGATION

1/29 - 2/3

Waterproofing operations at existing CHS structure entry - Night shift work 7pm - 3am


CHS BH-Level, MDCC

Moderate. Hot roofing type odors

Mitigation: Work at night when MDCC air intakes are not active. Provide fans to draw odor to the south east of work area. Drape plastic at old MC parking entry to prevent odor from entering into MC parking. Light towers illuminating work area.

2/3 - 2/16

Delivery of rebar to TLC site


Tiverton/Le Conte entrance to CHS parking

Minor. Brief periods of traffic impact on Tiverton during truck traffic.

Mitigation: Flaggers at TLC site gate -

2/3 - 2/24

Formwork / Reinforcing operations Level 1 deck (area 2) immediately south of MDCC


MDCC south facing rooms

Minor. Noise, cutting torch smoke & fumes (minimal), hoisting operations

2/3 - 2/20

Completion of steam and condensate lines south of MDCC / Coring and reinforcing of existing MDCC areaway concrete wall


MDCC south facing rooms

Moderate. Pipe welding / pressure testing / noise & vibration from coring and expansion anchors into concrete / backfill noise, vibration and potential diesel odors.

Mitigation: Welding in early hours when air intakes are not active. Noise from coring and anchor drilling and vibration from backfill will be intermittent lasting for two or three days.

2/23 - 3/20

Waterproofing and backfill at service yard area (between new building and existing mechanical yard south of Lot 'E'; structure


South east corner of Lot E

Minor. Vibration from compaction of backfill behind walls

2014 Archive

Project impacts 9/29/2014 - 10/02/2014

Backfill behind retaining wall south of Marion Davies Building. Potential Impacts to UCLA
Equipment noise and low frequency vibration near south end of MDCC

Project impacts 9/29/2014 - 10/14/2014

Delivery of concrete and rebar to TLC site

Potential Impacts to UCLA
Truck traffic on Tiverton and Le Conte. Flaggers at TLC site gate -

Project impacts 8/20/2014-9/5/2014

Delivery of concrete and rebar to site

Potential impacts
Truck traffic on Tiverton and Le Conte. Flaggers at TLC site gate

Project Impacts 8/1 - 8/25

Erection of tower crane on site

Brief periods of traffic impact on Tiverton during truck traffic due to crane deliverieis Flaggers at TLC site gate Brief closures of Tiverton walkway east side of the project site. Flaggers at both end of walkway

Project impacts 8/11 - 8/14

Delivery of concrete and rebar to TLC site

Truck traffic on Tiverton and Le Conte. Flaggers at TLC site gate

Project Impacts 6/12-6/30

Placement of foundations and underground utilities

Impacts
Equipment noise / export truck traffic footing spoils.

Project Impacts 6/12-6/26

Construction of concrete pad and installation of transformer for temp power sub-station at south of Marion Davies building

Impacts
Workers and equipment at south west corner of parking level E top level. Intermittent noise from hand tools (hammers, saws, etc.)

Project Impacts 6/6 -6/12

Concrete breaking at the remaining retaining wall footing at the southwest corner of Lot E

Impacts
Noise / Vibration transmitting into MDCC, specially levels B and A

Project Impacts 6/9 - 6/13 (B)

Select demolition of CHS parking structure walls and slabs

Impact
Noise / Vibration transmitting into CHS parking structure and adjacent Rooms in CHS level B

Project Impacts 6/9 - 6/13 (A)

Interior shoring for demo of CHS Structure walls and slabs outside Room B-64.

Impact
Post shores / beams close proximity to 15kv switch gear in B-64

Project Impacts 6/3 - 6/9

Continue excavation / lagging shoring wall under & behind rakers / Over-ex & recompact retaining wall footing

Impact
Equipment noise and possible exhaust at face of shoring (south side MDCC) / Minor vibration from compaction equipment

2013 Archive

Project Impacts 12/15

Closure of Tiverton. The closure is to allow installation of water and storm drain pipes across Tiverton between the two construction areas. The closure will be near the intersection of Tiverton and LeConte.

Project Impacts 12/11

Placement of fuel tank.

Impact
There will be no reduction in traffic lanes or impact parking. The crane and tank will be in the construction zone but highly noticeable.