June 2012

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New addition at Chester County Hospital calls for Superior scaffolding

Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PA is embarking on a $45.2 million building project to increase inpatient bed capacity with 72 new private rooms and to install a new, state-of-the-art linear accelerator for the treatment of cancer.       As part of the plan, the Chester County Hospital and Health System called in Superior Scaffold to help work on the 93,000 sq. ft. Tower Project at 701 East Marshall Street. The scaffolding, constructed on top of the first floor's roof, allows crews to get to the floors above it to remove the skin (facade) and expose the steel to tie into.  The new addition...

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How to adapt existing system scaffold (Thomas Jefferson University Hospital)

Even the best laid plans get interrupted from time to time.  So was the case at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. The Alumni Hall building on the Jefferson University Hospital campus in Center City has been undergoing some changes to the HVAC system. Superior Scaffold was called out to install scaffolding on the 6th floor rooftop spanning the entire 42 foot long section of roof all the way up the the 9th floor so workers could get up to make piping tie-ins and add insulation. The scaffolding was in place and functioning well when one of the contractors determined that he...

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Superior Scaffold helps install innovative solar array over Camden County Wastewater Treatment Plant.

In a first of a kind move, the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority (CCMUA) of New Jersey embraced the growing need for renewable energy by installing a giant array of solar panels over the Camden, NJ water treatment plant.  The panels will provide enough power to run the day-to-day operations of the plant (producing more than 2.2 million kilowatt hours each year in energy offsetting production costs.)    These arrays will enable the company to become more cost efficient and reduce the carbon footprint needed to treat wastewater.     The Challenge Superior scaffold’s challenge was to devise a way for the crews to install the...

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Superior Scaffold’s canopy withstands the harshest of tests.

In an instant, lives can change.  One second you are walking down the street and the next a car is careening out of control in your direction.  To complicate things, you are beneath a canopy outside a hospital waiting for your scheduled appointment.   That canopy supports a ton of weight in steel, aluminum and wood that could come crashing down around you. But luckily, Superior Scaffold installed the canopy.  As one of the best in the industry Superior builds them to withstand most anything that can be thrown at it - including being run into by a car. Nobody wants their scaffolding...

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Superior starts work at Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA

Superior Scaffold has assisted with this type of surgical maneuver in and around elevator shafts many times.  This time, it just so happens to be at the Bryn Mawr Hospital  where iron workers need to install and weld new structural steel as part of the new addition to the hospital. Some of these pics show what's going on in the 4th floor elevator shafts where crews cut holes into the shaft walls to install aluminum joists that would span the opening.  Then they had to deck in over the joists to make safe platforms so crews could complete their work. ...

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