June 9 2011 – Update

June 9 Afternoon Update

The L Tower construction crew will now be pouring 90M of  concrete this afternoon commencing shortly after 1:30 pm. It is anticipated that this will necessitate working past 7:00 pm.

This is a vertical pour, including a section of the elevator core.

Friday June 10 Notice

For Friday, June 10, the construction team has scheduled 36M+ of concrete to start at 12:30 pm.

Revisions for Next Week: [Please see updated information as of  June 10 at https://ltowerconstructioninfo.com/2011/06/10/construciton-outlook-june-13-15/]

As of today, June 9, the work schedule has been revised and the anticipated concrete pour Monday June 13 has been rescheduled for Wednesday June 15.

As of today’s construction update there are no concrete pours scheduled for Monday and Tuesday of next week.

Wednesday June 15 Notice

The L Tower  Level 6 slab is now scheduled to be poured one Wednesday June 15 and it is anticipated working will go past 7:00 pm.

A note on concrete pours:

In relation to any concrete pour, after the trucks that have delivered the concrete leave, the construction crews must finish the freshly poured slab.  This process involves the concrete finishers waiting until the concrete hardens enough (1-3 hours sometimes more, depending on ambient temperature) to allow the finishing machines on top of the slab to provide a smooth level concrete surface.  If this were not done the concrete would harden creating a deficient structural component, jeopardizing the integrity of tower construction.

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