Monthly Archives: February 2013

First day of steel erection

The first day with the crane in use saw very quick progress as the crane and iron workers quickly moved massive steel beams into position.

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Lifting in the first horizontal beams

Crews lift in the first horizontal steel beams to the northeast corner of the site.

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Time lapse video of crane assembly

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Erecting a 300 foot crane

Early Saturday morning, workers from the Hill Crane Service brought in five flatbed trucks with parts of a 300 foot, 200 ton, conventional (lattice) crane. This crane is so large that it took another smaller 40 ton crane to help … Continue reading

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Third set of concrete footing pours

Despite the threat of rain, crews pour concrete for the the second set of foundation footings.

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Shotcrete application along east wall

Special crews utilize a special mixture of concrete called shotcrete to form the walls of the basement. This mixture is applied using a high pressure system that shoots the cement into place around the rebar infrastructure. An assistant equipped with … Continue reading

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Building committee walkthrough

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February 5, 2013 – Second Footing Pour and East Wall Rebar

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