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Vapor barrier almost completed on last exposed section

Today crews should complete the installation of the vapor barrier (bright blue sheeting) on the section of building that the man lift once covered. This is the last major step before the crane arrives on Monday to begin placing the … Continue reading

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Final shotcrete application

The opening on all the floors where the man lift was located until two weeks ago is already starting to be filled in with rebar and shotcrete. Like previous installs of shotcrete (2/13/2013, 8/6/2013) this involved installing rebar and then … Continue reading

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Man lift removed

After continuous use as the primary method of moving men and materials up and down for over a year, the man lift was finally removed. The removal involved using a crane to remove sections of the lift track, mechanical setup … Continue reading

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Main elevator passes inspection

Late this week the main elevator passed inspection and began general operation. This process included testing of the elevator system with weights simulating various loads, emergency stopping capability and a thorough inspection by both the elevator installers as well as … Continue reading

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Elevator installation

Elevator construction crews are working hard to install the first of two primary elevators. The first one slated to be completed will be the freight elevator. On some floors, the elevator doors are already installed. Currently the only elevator in … Continue reading

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