NYCHA Astoria Houses

Posted on June 19, 2014

Client: Astoria Houses
Project Type: NYCHA Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Construction Management Services in Connection with the Hurricane Sandy Recovery Program
Project Period: September 2014 – September 2016
Project Cost: Program Value: $4 Billion, Construction Value: $100 Million

Major Components

  • Attend meetings with NYCHA, Architect/Engineer, and Program Manager
  • CPM Scheduling
  • Environmental Hazardous Sampling
  • Constructability and value engineering review
  • Construction Quality Management Plan
  • Construction Administration and Management
  • Construction Management Information System
  • Quality Control and Testing
  • Resident Engineering Inspection
  • Assist in obtaining Certificate ofOccupancy
  • Complete construction closeout
  • As-built drawings
  • Prepare final report
  • Section 3 Management

Project Description

The Astoria Houses consists of 22 buildings, 6 and 7-stories high located in Long Island City, NY. This Queens development has 1,102 apartments that are home to some 3,135 people. As a result of Hurricane Sandy, the Astoria Houses Development sustained damage in a total of 22 out of 23 Buildings (Buildings #1 thru 13 and 15 thru 23), including power loss and flooding.

Astoria-HousesUnder this project, the Astoria Houses will receive Category II repairs which include repairs and storm hardening of  the buildings. Each of the buildings will receive a rooftop generator that will be used to power the buildings in the  event of a black-out or brown-out. Additionally, buildings that experienced flooding and are below the flood   elevation will receive flood barriers and flood repairs. D&B has been selected to provide construction management services for this development as part of D&B’s on-call Sandy Repair CM contract.

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