Superior Scaffold thinking outside the box, 1500 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA

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So what happens when a client calls and says they need sidewalk overhead protection for a restoration project but the area where it’s needed is too narrow for traditional scaffolding?

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Well, enter the big brains at Superior Scaffold to solve the problem.  You see, there is a reason you hire guys who have been in the business for over 65 years: They have seen most everything and can think outside of the box when needed.  And that’s just what our King of Swing, Bob Sarkisian did on this job.

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There was no room for a traditional canopy or scaffold over the garage doors in the alley at 1500 Locust Street. But because of the restoration work going on overhead they needed something to protect pedestrians below.  So how do you solve the problem?  Leave it to a suspended scaffold expert to look up instead of down.

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His idea was to cantilever a section of overhead protection out from the second floor of the parking structure!  It would span the gap over the gargage doors that the traditional canopy could not provide.  Problem solved! 

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This cantilever overhead protection system left enough room for the trucks and deliveries to get in and out of the narrow passage while providing the necessary protection for everyone below.

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We also erected a traditional canopy down the rest of the block on Latimer St.  There was plenty of room to install that system scaffold.

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Combining the two disciplines was a bold move that paid off dividends and kept traffic flowing and client’s smiling.

When you need scaffolding or scaffold solutions that are out of the ordinary, call Bob at (215) 743-2200 today or visit www.superiorscaffold.com.

And for today’s musical selection we have something that’s been rattling around in my head so I need to let it out.  Mr. Dobie Gray, Drift Away.

And in case the video gets stripped out:  https://youtu.be/gr_eVcCAUXo

GC: Mara Restoration

 

 

 

 

 

 

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