Science Phase 2: Views from the Crane

Deck Pour One: 15 December 2005

The following pictures show several views from the tower crane, moving from west to east. Within a section, views proceed south to north.

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Western Section: First Floor Deck Pour
concrete pumper
Positioning the concrete pumper
Spreading concrete as is comes from the pumper
Western section: concrete is worked into place;
top part is complete, workers finish the lower central section, concrete is pumped through the concrete pumper's pipe (white) in the lower right
Finishing work on the right; pumping on the left
Altogether, the floor is about 6" thick, supported on beams over 1' deep.
Central Section: progressing from south to north
south-central section
Central section: the line of wooden 2x4's near the top third of the picture shows the division between the first concrete pour (above) and the central section (below).
north-central section
North-central section: the dividing line with the western section is barely visible at the top-left of the picture.
With the concrete being poured in the western area, the central section becomes a storage area.
Eastern Section: progressing counterclockwise from south to north
south-eastern section (1)
South-eastern section: deck extends toward the existing Science building; the court yard area is in the upper left
south-eastern section (2)
South-eastern section: decking now extends through much of the eastern section, although some gaps still are present near the eastern wall on the right.
north-eastern section
North-eastern section: Decking for beams and floors is seen in the central section (lower part of the picture); just base decking extends to the eastern section (upper part of the picture).

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