While the ’05/’06 Riser Project, from the 3rd to 29th floors is set to begin on Monday May 7th, planning is already underway for the next riser, scheduled to begin right on its heels in July.
Replacement of the hot water riser serving the ’03 and ‘15 Bathrooms from the 3rd to 29th floors has been scheduled to begin Monday July 9, 2018. To initiate this process, inspections of the work locations in these units are scheduled for Thursday and Friday April 19th and 20th, between 9AM and 3PM. Our plumber expects to take about 10 to 15 minutes or less per unit. He will start on the 29th floor around 9am on Thursday and work down to the 16th Floor by 3pm. On Friday, from the 15th floor to the 3rd Floor.
These inspections are vital to lay the ground work for the project to begin in May. We assess conditions of plumbing and other fixtures to help plan needs for each unit individually. Then, letters will go to each Owner and resident to help you prepare and know what to expect. Also, we will hold an informational Town Hall Meeting on Thursday May 24th, at 6:30PM in the Party Room. At the meeting we will describe the history and purpose of the project, and more specific details for residents, including an opportunity to ask questions and address any concerns you have.
Riser replacements are among the most challenging and invasive projects needed in a building such as Park Tower. Belongings will need to be removed from the impacted locations, and each business day the water will be off from 9AM to as late as 5PM while the plumbing lines are replaced. Thankfully, to date we have replaced 16 of these risers throughout the building, so once we have completed the inspections, we can reasonably set your expectations and answer questions.
Work will generate some dust, be noisy at times, and there will be times you may not have use of faucets and toilets. But if you are prepared, know what to expect, and work in tandem with us, we are confident the project can be a success.
For your convenience, on the back side of this notice is a preliminary calendar of activities. This will be updated after we analyze the inspection results. We will also draft a detailed daily calendar for the project, which will be released before or at the Town Hall Meeting.
We thank you in advance for your cooperation, patience and understanding as we plan to make these improvements. If you have any questions, please e-mail us, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Riser Replacement Project
Preliminary Calendar of Activities
’03 and ‘15 Bathrooms from 3rd to 29th Floors
Thursday and Friday April 19th and 20th
Instruction Letter and Calendar Distribution
Mailed/Door Dropped The Week of Monday April 30th
Town Hall Meeting
Thursday May 24th, 6:30 PM in the Party Room
TENTATIVELY EXPECT WORK TO BEGIN IN UNIT
Week of Monday July 9th Floors 3-19
Week of Monday July 16th Floors 20-29
PLAN FOR PERIODIC WATER OUTAGES
Monday July 9th thru Friday July 27th
Expected COMPLETION OF RECONSTRUCTION
Major Reconstruction is expected to take place from the 3rd floor up to the 29th floor, and be completed by Friday August 24th. More detail will be worked out once inspections are complete and we review the results with the carpenters.
The results of our plumber’s initial inspections as well as any unknown conditions found as our team gets started, may impact our ability to conduct work as scheduled above. But on past riser projects, we have typically proceeded reasonably close to this scheduled timing.