Goethals Bridge Replacement Construction & Noise Alerts

Below are construction & noise alerts associated with the Goethals Bridge Replacement Project.
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Friday, April 1 - Friday, September 30, 2016
Where: Travis Spur Rail Bridge
Time of Day: Between 7AM & 5:30PM
Frequency: Daily
Work / Type of Noise: Sheet Pile Driving & Drilled Shaft Drilling

Monday, April 4 - Friday, April 15, 2016
Where: Travis Spur Rail Bridge
Time of Day: Between 9PM & 5AM
Frequency: Daily
Work / Type of Noise: Sheet Pile Driving & Drilled Shaft Drilling

Monday, March 14 - Thursday, April 28, 2016
Where: Existing Goethals Bridge - NJ (east of Cole Place)
Time of Day: Between 7:00AM & 5:00PM
Frequency: For the entire shift
Type of Noise: Vibratory Hammer & Diesel Pile Hammer
Work: Driving close ended piles for Retaining Walls #1 & #3

Monday, August 31 – Monday, October 5, 2015
Where: South of the Existing NY Abutment to the north of Gulf Avenue
Time of Day: Between 7:00AM & 5:00PM
Frequency: Estimated 10 Pile Per Day with an Estimated Driving Time of 15 Min Per Pile
Type of Noise: Hydraulic Vibratory and Diesel Hammers
Work: Installation of pipe pile for the construction of the NY abutment retaining wall

Tuesday, August 18 – Friday, December 18, 2015
Where: Existing Goethals Bridge NJ
Time of Day: Between 7:00AM & 5:00AM
Frequency: Concrete on Floorbeam – Every 2 hours for an hour; End Dam – Once every month for 2 hours
Type of Noise: Pneumatic Hammer
Work: Hammering the end dam for demolition. Hammering the top of floorbeams to remove concrete

Monday, August 11 - Friday, August 15, 2014; and/or Monday, August 18, 2014
Where: Staten Island, New York
Time of Day: Between 7:00AM & 3:30PM
Frequency: Approximately 5 times per day
Type of Noise: Approximately 5 increasing levels of explosion-like sounds caused by force applied to the top of a drilled shaft
Work: Statnamic Load Testing (tests strength of foundation)

Friday, August 1; Monday, August 4; and/or Tuesday August 5, 2014
Monday, August 11 - Friday, August 15, 2014
Where: Staten Island, New York
Time of Day: Between 7:00AM & 3:30PM
Frequency: Approximately 5 times per day
Type of Noise: Approximately 5 increasing levels of explosion-like sounds caused by force applied to the top of a drilled shaft
Work: Statnamic Load Testing (tests strength of foundation)

Monday, July 21, 2014 – Friday, July 25, 2014
Where: Staten Island, New York
Time of Day: Between 7:00AM & 3:30PM
Frequency: Approximately 5 times per day
Type of noise: Approximately 5 increasing levels of explosion-like sounds caused by force applied to the top of a drilled shaft
What is the work for: Structural strength test to verify design requirements

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