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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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Plastic sheeting up – more shotcrete being applied

The large sections of plastic sheeting are up so that crews can apply shotcrete to the north face of the building. This will bring completed shotcrete up to the third floor level.

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South side shotcrete and gable work

Crews continue to work on shotcreting the southern face of the building. Additional crews begin working on the gables, adding rebar to strengthen the structure so that brickwork can be added later.

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Scaffolding removed from eastern wall

Scaffolding used by shotcrete crews removed revealing the entire eastern face of the building with concrete work complete. Next phase of exterior work includes weatherproofing and brick and precast installation.

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First exterior walls ready for shotcrete

The the first and second floors along the eastern and part of the southern walls with drywall and rebar installed are ready for shotcrete. The shotcrete will be applied like it was along the basement walls. See here for more information … Continue reading

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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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