Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Uncovering and Courtyards

Most of the old metal skin is off of the structure and the definition of the structure that will remain is taking shape.  These pictures show rows of exposed trusses that will remain in the area that will become courtyards.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Stone Production

While the old TDOT building is not standing on the site anymore, it is being recycled.  The remaining concrete from the building is being crushed into a size that will serve as engineered fill.  We will be using this "stone" on site throughout the project to fill the old building pad, as stone base for concrete, and under the new parking areas as base stone.  We "produced" about 5,000 cubic yards and anticipate using most all of it on site.  This was a good sustainability win and cost savings!  See video of the crushing operation.

Demo Work Progressing

We are continuing to pull back the old skin of the Sheds and preparing for foundation work to support the new second floor and walls.  Structural reinforcement is being added and concrete demolition is continuing.  It is neat to see the building skin removed to expose what is a very unique and interesting structure.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Demo of building at 22nd and Charlotte

The corner building demolition is progressing and the structure is down.  Work is still on-going to sort the debris and clear the site.  The video is a 39 second time lapse photo movie of the process.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

TDOT Building

The demo of the old TDOT building is on its last section.  The demo crew has worked from the back to front.  I suspect many people not aware of the work, will be suddenly surprised to see the building missing from Charlotte.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Sheds Interior Demo

The demo work on the interior of The Sheds is complete and we are currently sandblasting the interior before we begin removing the exterior skin.  It was great to see the buildings back to the shell and to get a better idea of the vast, bright open areas.