Superior Scaffold installed a 200 foot long walkway/loading dock with overhead protection right next to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology building. It is adjacent to the massive hole where the old Penn Tower used to sit.
It serves a dual purpose; giving access to the loading docks of the museum and also providing a way in to the new structure coming out of the ground.
We erected a bridge column canopy or overhead protection system. The GC laid down the pilings and structural steel foundation for us to build upon.
We put our aluminum beams down and then decked...
On January 26th, Superior Scaffold was proud to help bring to the East Coast one of the most incredible Roman Mosaics ever unearthed. The challenge to get them inside the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology was something of an engineering marvel taking scaffolding teams, crane operators, art curators, engineers, and scores of people.
But first… A real-life “Cover up”.
In 1996, workmen constructing a new highway in Lod, Israel (near modern-day Tel Aviv), made a shocking discovery: a 1,700 year old Roman mosaic under the surface of the road. At that time, the Israel Antiquities Authority conducted a rescue...