August 2015

Shoring for Willow Grove Sears massive remodel

Superior Scaffold is providing the shoring for this massive 3 story renovation of the Sears store at the Willow Grove Park Mall. This enormous remodel is being done to open up the store, change the current layout and split it into two separate businesses.  But in order to do so they must move escalators, elevators and staircases. And because they have to cut through the concrete slabs on all 3 levels they are also having to beef up and add new structural steel, new footers and support columns to carry the weight.  And that's where Superior comes in.  (this is a view...

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Scaffolding is our baby – 500 Walnut, Philadelphia, PA

We don’t just broadcast the giant jobs around here. They all have a very important place in our heart, like our children. We’ve designed them, traveled with them, built them, and then put them out into the world where they must stand alone.I thought I’d put this up because we normally show you a canopy or overhead protection system that is at the base of a building protecting pedestrians from the work going on overhead.But this is a little different. It’s a canopy at a new construction site. And it’s not on the sidewalk but in the street. And because...

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Emergency Services to the rescue at 1805 Walnut St.

Crews were renovating the Alison Building, in Rittenhouse Square, and discovered a piece of the parapet was falling off.  The building was built in 1924 and is being revamped for 19 super high-end luxury apartments. Superior Scaffold got the call Friday afternoon and had a crew on the scene within hours. The decision was made to install a 40’ long, double-wide canopy (sidewalk overhead protection system) the next day.   The sidewalk shed was completed using our 767 Philly frames, steel and aluminum beams, and 3 foot high debris panels.  Barneys placed their placards on the panels to let customers know they were...

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Construction Today Magazine features Superior Scaffold Job

A big shout out to the GBCA (General Building Contractors Association) who featured Superior Scaffold and our work at the Amtrak 30th Street station in their latest issue. Click on any of the images to read the entire article.  It details many of the challenges faced when putting up a scaffold canopy (overhead protection) that will have to stand the test of time for up to 10 years.Call Superior Scaffold today at (215) 743-2200 or visit www.superiorscaffold.com today. #scaffolding#scaffold#rental#rent#superiorscaffold#restoration#inspection#contstruction#facade#masonry#canopy#protection#howto#erection#install#emergencyservices#masonry#suspendedscaffold#mastclimber#workplatform#canopy#philly#philadelphia#pa#electrical#2157432200#pa#de#nj#ny#md#rents#sales#design#erection#dismantle#deliver#swingstaging#swings#stages#shoring#USA#nationwide#national#top10#electric#electrical#painter#amtrak...

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