The crew is working hard to get our first level pours. Here you can see the pads for the elevators and stairs taking shape
So begins the heavy lifting!
A tower crane is used in the construction of tall buildings and essential for building our Type 2 structure. This type crane can reach up to 265 feet, out to 230 feet, and lift a total of approximately 20 tons. Tower cranes are fixed to the ground during the construction period. A tower crane is always mounted over a strong concrete pad so that anchor bolts can be embedded into the pad, which holds the tower crane when it is lifting heavy loads.
The construction here is moving quite fast with the pouring of the concrete pads for the elevators and stairs.
We plan to pour the first floor next week!
We have overlayed the building outline on an image of updated construction to better explain our building layout.
The crew is busy today, they are 75% complete with shoring including the shotcrete retaining walls. Also currently installing underground caissons for the concrete foundation, finishing perimeter utility work such as electric, water, and storm drains.
The crew is using a very large drill to add some re-bar caissons to serve as support for our building.
This is recent construction progress from Friday, Aug 9th, 2019. The crew is still working on the massive space to house our underground parking but they are moving fast.
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The lower parking garage space is starting to take shape. This is just protection for our workers as they dig down two levels for our parking garage. Soon there will be pouring our foundation.
This is going to be a very large hole to accommodate our underground parking. Uptown240 will have one full floor underground garage parking and an additional first-floor, ground-level parking garage with each unit having it’s own parking spaces.
Everybody loves to spray concrete right?