Photo a Day Challenge

Slab Poured – August 30, 2013

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OK. I could have named this post Go Daddy’s new Tempe Call Center. This is a tribute to  Ryan Companies, and all of the contractors, and trades that are building our new call center. I recieved an email from Vince letting me know that they placed the slab on grade for phase one. An amazing 539 cubic yards of concrete covering 43,000 sq. ft. on Wednesday. When I went by, lots of the crews were still working the concrete, and getting other things done.  I did some figuring, and I may be W A Y off, but here goes. A standard cement truck holds 10 cubic yards of concrete. A cubic yard of concrete weights an average of 3500 pounds. So  54 cement truck loads arrived on the job site on Wednesday, each carrying 35,000 pounds of concrete, for a total of 1,890,000 pounds of concrete. Let me rephrase that. ONE MILLION, EIGHT HUNDRED AND NINETY THOUSAND POUNDS! Like I stated, I may be way off, I’m wondering how much the “poured in place” walls will weigh. All images shot with my Canon 5D Mark II, ISO-100, EF 24-105 F4 IS L glass, varing focal lengths, most images shot at F8.

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Appologies to Ryan Companies for continuing to “tag” their equipment with GoDaddy logos.

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View from the right of the water tank. In the distance you can see the slab.
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Zoomed in at 105mm you can see a little more of whats going on.

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Looking to the far right from the water tank, concrete has gone into the footer for the fence, or retaining wall.

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This is probably the underground contractors, maybe tying into the main, or adding a valve, I did not get close, in fact this was shot from the airconditioned comfort of my Avalon.

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This is the far north edge of the jobsite, right by the storage area, and job trailer, zoomed in to 105mm.

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These were shot just to the left of the RYAN green and yellow trailer, looking south, south west.

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The 3 images above are looking north from Warner road. I cant wait to see the aerial shots now that the slab is in.

Go Daddy Tempe 62This is the view from the south east corner, looking north west. Zoomed in 105mm. The water tank would be to the left, and the job trailer would be off to the right.

 

OK. I could have named this post Go Daddy’s new Tempe Call Center. This is a tribute to  Ryan Companies, and all of the contractors, and trades that are building our new call center. I recieved an email from Vince letting me know that they placed the slab on grade for phase one. An amazing 539 cubic yards of concrete covering 43,000 sq. ft. on Wednesday. When I went by, lots of the crews were still working the concrete, and getting other things done.  I did some figuring, and I may be W A Y off, but here goes. A standard cement truck holds 10 cubic yards of concrete. A cubic yard of concrete weights an average of 3500 pounds. So  54 cement truck loads arrived on the job site on Wednesday, each carrying 35,000 pounds of concrete, for a total of 1,890,000 pounds of concrete. Let me rephrase that. ONE MILLION, EIGHT HUNDRED AND NINETY THOUSAND POUNDS! Like I stated, I may be way off, I’m wondering how much the “poured in place” walls will weigh. All images shot with my Canon 5D Mark II, ISO-100, EF 24-105 F4 IS L glass, varing focal lengths, most images shot at F8.

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