Construction Update 03/31/2018

March 31st, 2018 by

Block walls continued to be installed, embed plates were set, and structural steel began arriving, readying the site for steel erection this upcoming week.


0331-Update1Masonry walls continued gaining in height in the phase 1 areas. Embed plates were set in place allowing structural steel erection to begin today.
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Rebar continued to be installed to tie the block together both vertically and horizontally. Electrical conduit and plumbing pipes continued to be installed in conjunction with the walls.

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Grout fill was pumped into the bond beams in the block and a vibratory wand was used to eliminate any potential air pockets.
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Numerous truckloads of structural steel members began arriving on site. The steel erectors will begin onsite today.
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In preparation for moving into Phase 2 and 3 of block installation, scaffolding was setup to have the work platforms ready to begin without any wasted time. This upcoming week, the steel erectors will take over Phase 1 area, and the masons will shift to Phase 2 and 3.

Upcoming Week Look Ahead:

  • Masonry block walls
  • In-wall plumbing and electrical rough-ins
  • Structural steel erection
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