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Owner NYC Department of Parks & Recreation/Turner Construction
Location Bronx, New York
Duration March 2009 - July 2010
Value $20,000,000
Highlight Demolition of Historic Yankee Stadium
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  Item Description
  * No lost time accidents.
* Performed asbestos abatement and universal waste removal throughout the stadium, prior to demolition.
* Removed all stadium lighting, prior to demolition.
* Obtained variance to NYC Building Code to “Cut & Pull” sections of stadium weighing up to 500 tons each, some of which were just feet from the MTA elevated subway structure.
* Systematically removed the lower bowl section of the stadium before moving to the upper deck.
* Performed eighteen “Cut and Pulls” activities of the upper deck, including a test pull for Department of Buildings’ approval.
* Performed sixteen “Cut and Pulls” on the main structure of the stadium, after safely removing the upper deck.
* Removed two 15,000 gallon UST’s of fuel oil from old boilers.
* Met stringent air, noise, & vibration requirements for congested area of Bronx, New York.
* Coordinated with Department of Buildings, Department of Health, Metro Transit Authority, Metro North Railroad, Economic Development Corporation, Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), New York Yankees, Department of Transportation (DOT), Fire Department of New York and New York Police Department to ensure compliance and health & safety of the public.
* Installed 26,000 cubic yards of backfill, compacted to requirements.
* Recycled of 79,416 truck yards of concrete; 7,788 tons of steel; 2,988 pounds of R-22 refrigerant.
* Disposed of 6,260 truck cubic yards of C&D, as well as lead contaminated soil, 2380 cubic yards of ACM, and all Universal Waste (PCB Ballasts, HID lights, Smoke Detectors, etc).
* Performed removal of 57,000 seats and memorabilia prior to demolition.
* Produced 103 engineered drawings and detailed work plans.
* Worked accelerated schedule to meet client needs.
* Project completed with no outstanding punch list items.
* First project to adapt the 33 recommendations of the Mayor for additional safety standards for New York City.
* Performed first job with new standpipe requirements with pressurized standpipe system with monitoring with a auto call system to notify DOB, FDNY, DEMCO , Turner, EDC in case of a breach in the system.
* No OSHA violations.
 
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