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Wallis Annenberg Hall nameplates installed

Today the large precast concrete pieces with “Wallis Annenberg Hall” were installed. These large pieces are very heavy (around 4000 lbs) and had to be shipped on a separate truck. They were then lifted from the truck bed directly into … Continue reading

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More roof equipment and vapor barriers

A hydraulic crane with a jib (the yellow portion at the top of the crane’s arm) were on site today lifting more materials to the roof. With only a few areas of yellow gypsum sheathing still exposed, crews putting up the … Continue reading

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Media wall steel frame install

Crews prep, measure, mark, and weld support beams. The massive steel frame arrived fully assembled from Cal State Steel on a flatbed truck.  A hydraulic crane from Hill Crane with an extension jib added, allows crews to drop the frame … Continue reading

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Newsroom stairs and media halo installed

Starting early this morning, a delivery of steel staircases, the newsroom media halo, and supporting struts arrived on site. After being unloaded, a crane was used to hang the media halo and then crews focused on installing the staircase. This … Continue reading

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Crane ready to be removed

After lifting the last rebar and sheet metal to the fourth floor, the large crane is scheduled to be removed this weekend.

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Fourth floor steel beams almost complete

The steel beams that form the roof are almost all in place. The only section that remains is the section in the right of the photo. The crane crews should complete this last section on Monday and then will help … Continue reading

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Beam preparation

Steel workers rigging and modifying a beam prior to being flown into place. Footage is sped up to 250% actual time.

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Flying in steel beams

This what it looks like from the beam’s point of view as it’s flown into location by the crane driver and secured in place by the connecting crew.

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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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