Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Boise WTC Memorial---construction is under way...

Construction is officially underway on the World Trade Center Memorial.
Today, we cut the first pieces; the base plates that will be embedded in concrete tomorrow... 
 Work has started at Riverside Park, in preparation for the new walking paths & landscaping that make up the courtyard area.
We will be starting fabrication of the rings & sculptural elements, along with the wall of names early in 2013: I'll be updating with progress pics every step of the way... 
The 3500 lb beam section that came from the WTC site is currently on display in Star at Blake Trailers; out front, right next to the main road; you can see it as you drive through town; it's right across from the fire-station...  Feel free to stop in & take a look, if you want--take photos, etc.  Montry (owner) told me  that since I brought the beam out,  he has had people stop in every day & inquire about the project & is happy to share the details of the project.  I'll be bringing out the site plan, with the narrative about the design & details of the project to display in the office sometime this week.

Thanks so much to all who have stepped forward to get involved with this project; including Jensen-Belts Associates, Blake Trailers & Fabrication, Lochsa Engineering, & Bricon Construction.

more to come...

Amber