70 PACIFIC ST.
Utilities installation and pouring of concrete foundations may generate dust and noise and cause disruption to vehicular traffic.
SPORTS & FITNESS CENTER
The casting of concrete in the subbasement may cause noise and disruption to pedestrian routes and vehicular traffic.
Loud saws will used be to cut the concrete basement floors between 6am and 2pm. Torch-cutting to aid in the removal of equipment may cause an odor that reaches the upper floors of the building.
Increased truck traffic carrying steel and concrete may cause delays on Vassar Street.
The MBTA bus stop across from MIT's main entrance at 77 Massachusetts Ave. has been relocated to the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Memorial Drive. Also, the main crosswalk in front of 77 Massachusetts Ave. has been temporarily relocated 100 feet south towards Memorial Drive. Handicapped access to the main building will be provided at the Amherst Street crosswalk only.
Placement of a concrete base may disrupt vehicular traffic on Vassar Street.
This information is provided by the Department of Facilities.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on March 14, 2001.