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Hanging Bridge Platform, Cherry Hill, NJ

Hanging Bridge Platform, Cherry Hill, NJ Superior was called in to provide a very unique way to get beneath this bridge to make repairs. Instead of anchoring a barge in the water beneath the bridge, or parking a giant truck with a bridge inspection bucket (like a cherry picker with a platform) above it we chose to suspend a platform from the steel beams and girders beneath the bridge itself. The brackets hold the weight of the scaffold platform beneath it and all of the workers, equipment, and parts necessary to make the repairs. It’s effective way to get beneath this structure. By...

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Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ

The former Trump Marina hotel and casino, in Atlantic City, has been purchased by Landry’s Inc., an international gaming and restaurant operator, and is being rebranded with the Golden Nugget Name. Superior Scaffold has been brought in as part of the $100 Million renovation to help with the façade restoration of both the 220' high bay tower, and the 90' high Crystal tower of the Golden Nugget. Superior installed 4 MC-30 Mast Climbing Platforms and has 18 swing stages on the job. We have also installed 170' of overhead protection for the Atrium glass on the pool deck and stair towers for...

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University of Pennsylvania, Quadrangle

University of Pennsylvania, Quadrangle When the University of Pennsylvania needed scaffolding to renovate their 1895 Quadrangle, they turned to Superior to provide it. The $67 million dollar project has restored and adapted the U of P’s most prominent historic buildings and once again made it the hub of intellectual, social, and recreational activity....

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Smith Memorial Playhouse – Scaffold & Shoring

Smith Memorial Playhouse The building was designed solely as a play space for children by one of Philadelphia’s most prominent late 19th century architects, James H. Windrim. The open layout of the 24,000 square foot three story brick and masonry structure features floor to ceiling windows, porches and room upon room with a variety of play opportunities for children. Superior engineers designed a system scaffold that would allow the $7 million renovations to take place while the building and grounds remained open for business. Superior’s task was to allow workers access to the playhouse roof, exterior walls, cornice and windows, as well...

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The Pierre Hotel – Suspended Scaffold

The Pierre Hotel The Pierre is a luxury hotel located in Manhattan, New York City, facing Central Park. The hotel opened in 1930, and stands 160 meters tall. It has the distinction of being featured in many moves and tv shows (from Scent of a Woman, Meet Joe Black, Sopranos & CSI). Superior was called into provide the Swing Stages for crews to replace and repoint the grout on the beautiful structure. Superior provided 7 Altrex suspended platforms powered by Power Climber PC1000E hoists to aid in the restoration. The challenge was getting all of the rigging through the world’s most expensive tri-plex...

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Drexel University, The Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (ISB)

Drexel University, The Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (ISB) Superior Scaffold was the company of record to provide scaffold services to this $49.7 million five story, 135,000 square feet, modern marvel that will house 39 research and teaching laboratories for biomedical engineering, biology and chemistry. It also will have a fossil preparation lab. ISB is expected to be LEED silver and Green Globes-certified, partly because of a bio-filter wall, which will be the first of its kind in an American university. The vegetated wall will be nearly 40 feet high and covered in live plants to help purify the air and oxygenate...

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Capital Health Hospital, Hopewell, NJ

Capital Health Hospital, Hopewell, NJ Capital Health’s $777-million replacement hospital in Hopewell Township, N.J., features the latest technology and patient-centered services. The 237-bed, six-story, 932,000-sq-ft hospital will feature, offices, medical-surgical units, labor and delivery suites, a nursery and intensive care units, all connecting through a four-story, glass-clad atrium. Skanska, an $18 billion international general contractor based in Stockholm, chose Superior Scaffold to handle scaffolding, swing stages, and mast climbers for the prestigious project. Superior’s ability to design and build intricate structures was a huge factor in their decision. Of particular note was the 4 story curved, glass-clad atrium that not only required work both...

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Baptist Temple Church

Baptist Temple Church Superior Scaffold was at the heart of this historic building’s rebirth and revitalization. The 36,000 square foot structure, designed in the Victorian Romanesque Revival and Richardsonian styles, received a full renovation that resurrected the building as a premier venue for arts and cultural productions. Thanks to Superior’s engineering team, the spectacular Thomas P. Lonsdale-designed edifice is now poised to reclaim its historic role as the heart of Temple University....

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