Tag: Construction

Officials break ground on $60 million athletic field at high school in South Jamaica

athletic field

Mar. 11, 2024 By Athena Dawson Construction has begun on a new athletic field and fieldhouse at a high school in South Jamaica. Elected officials and school leaders gathered at August Martin High School last week to break ground on the school’s athletic field and fieldhouse. The project is expected to cost $58.9 million and…
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Construction worker trapped in foundation collapse at Forest Hills home: FDNY

Construction worker rescued

Oct. 27, 2023 By Lloyd Mitchell and Bill Parry The FDNY rescued a construction worker who became trapped in a foundation collapse at a home near Forest Hills Stadium on Friday morning. The FDNY responded to a call of a person trapped at 9:01 a.m. on Oct. 27 at a residence at 99 Tennis Place in Forest Hills and were on the scene four minutes later where they discovered a construction worker trapped in debris up to his head. The corner foundation of the three-story home under construction suddenly gave way, trapping the man, according to the FDNY. A second…
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Asbestos removal and modernization underway at Bayside’s P.S. 159

Asbestos

Sep. 26, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan In an effort to improve the educational experience for students and staff at Bayside’s P.S 159, the school is undergoing window replacement and asbestos removal work as part of a modernization project. “Although this renovation work will inevitably cause noise, the SCA will strive to minimize the disruptions to…
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