Churches

Bethel-AME Church, Baltimore

Legendary African American church suffered major fire damage to historic steeple as the result of a lightning strike.

Scaffold challenges included:

  • Needle beams threaded through structural openings to create base to build up scaffold access approx. 80 ft above ground
  • Integration of a material-only lift tie to the elevated scaffold structure to feed materials up for repairs
  • Integration of trash chute, temporary stair tower and overhead protection to provide access/egress and maintain functional operation of the church

National Shrine Immaculate Conception

Furnish and install access for interior restoration to this shrine in Washington D.C. Contractors work items included: marble and other surfaces cleaning.

Scaffold challenges included:

  • Protection of all surfaces
  • Freestanding scaffold – no mechanical tie-ins
  • Limited time window

National Shrine Immaculate Conception

Furnish and install access for interior restoration to this shrine in Washington D.C. Contractors work items included: marble and other surfaces cleaning.

Scaffold challenges included:

  • Protection of all surfaces
  • Freestanding scaffold – no mechanical tie-ins
  • Limited time window

St. Casimir

Furnish and install scaffold access system for exterior restoration of a church in Baltimore, Maryland. Contractor work items included: gilding, repointing and exterior cleaning.

Scaffold challenges included:

  • Integration of scaffold access and swing stage access as required by trades to complete project in an economically efficient manner.
  • Erect scaffold on active streets in inner city Baltimore with an operating church school adjacent to work areas. Traffic control and public safety were crucial elements of this project.

St. Jane

Furnish and install shoring system for renovation and addition to existing Church sanctuary in Bethesda, Maryland.

Scaffold challenges included:

  • Design and installation of scaffold to support 12/12 pitch roof
  • Design and installation of guying tie down system for uplift or existing roof
  • Design and installation of reshoring for existing light duty structure

St. Jane

Furnish and install shoring system for renovation and addition to existing Church sanctuary in Bethesda, Maryland.

Scaffold challenges included:

  • Design and installation of scaffold to support 12/12 pitch roof
  • Design and installation of guying tie down system for uplift or existing roof
  • Design and installation of reshoring for existing light duty structure

New Life Ministry

Scaffold challenges included:

  • Engineer design approach supportive of structural integrity requirements
  • Special steel fabrication to support design loads as requested

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