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Construction At Barclays Center Now A 24/7 Operation

As deadline approaches for new stadium, a flurry of new activity—and complaints—from nearby residents.

Faced with a September 2012 deadline for the soon-to-be renamed Brooklyn Nets' first season, construction at the already is going into high gear.

The Brooklyn Paper reports that work crews will now be working at night to repair the Carlton Avenue bridge and to upgrade the site's sewer system—construction that must be done during off-peak traffic hours.

Blogs such as Atlantic Yards Report have documented noise complaints from residents of neighboring Prospect Heights, mostly due to the ramped-up construction schedule.

The effects of increased activity have also been noted north of Atlantic Avenue, mostly in the form of somewhat-confusing and .

Peter Krashes October 11, 2011 at 01:23 PM
For additional information or to file a complaint about extended hours work go to www.atlanticyardswatch.net It is part of a community led initiative to protect the health and livability of the neighborhoods impacted by Atlantic Yards and the Barclays Center. Read today's story: "State and city agencies allow extended hours construction across the entire Atlantic Yards site" for context. http://www.atlanticyardswatch.net/node/332

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