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Thursday
Mar142013

The Barn's South Wall Erected 

In this video, filmed on site at The Sanctuary, Andrew brings viewers an update on the construction progress at Charis Bible College's new campus in Woodland Park. While much of the content in previous updates has featured the excavation and ground preparation for the first building, this video brings viewers an all new perspective as the Barn's exterior begins to take shape. Crews have completed the installation of the pre-cast sections of the South-facing wall, enclosing all four sides of the building. With the walls erected, steel workers have begun placing 300 tons of interior steel framing. Significant progress can be seen since Andrew's last update.

Crews begin to place the pre-cast walls on the southern side of the Barn. (Click to enlarge) Each section of pre-cast wall is maneuvered into place using a huge crane. (Click to enlarge)

Sections of the gabled end stand supported as the the walls are secured. (Click to enlarge) With the walls in place crews begin to lay the steelwork. (Click to enlarge)

Some of the 300 tons of steel waiting to be placed. (Click to enlarge) A bird's-eye view as the steel I-beam is lifted into place. (Click to enlarge)

Crews guide the steel into place by hand.
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Andrew observes as crews work to enclose the basement. (Click to enlarge)

The chimney crew works high above the ground on scaffolding. (Click to enlarge) In the video Andrew describes the height of the chimney. (Click to enlarge)

 

This update was filmed on February 5th, to view the most recent video update visit the Sanctuary Construction Update page on the ministry's main website.

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