Stone Hall Addition Construction

Construction photos taken by Gene Runion and Alan Bridle. Click for larger versions.

June 9, 2003

The first sign (literally) of progress appeared on Edgemont Road.
June 12, 2003

L.W.Critzer begin to remove trees from the site. No more BBQs here for a while!
June 16, 2003

Welcome to the NRAO, but beware of falling trees today!
July 7, 2003

Excavating for the First Floor outside the Lobby.
July 15, 2003

The excavation of the First Floor footprint is complete and footings are being prepared (view from the Library Reading Room across the old volleyball court)
August 11, 2003

View of First Floor foundation wall construction from the Library Reading Room
August 18, 2003

The East Wing's first floor begins to take shape in the lower parking lot.
September 5, 2003

The First Floor walls and underslab are in place
October 1, 2003

The steel frame and deck of the elevated section of the Second Floor section are now in place
October 3, 2003

Footer preparation for West Wing, steel frame of the Lobby+Library extension
(View from old Library roof)
October 15, 2003

Second Floor concrete slab has been poured for the center (Lobby) and the East Wing sections (View to North-East from the Library roof)
October 20, 2003

View of East Wing from the office building roof (future site of ALMA North American Science Center)
October 22, 2003

Second floor masonry work and power duct bank trenching in progress behind the Auditorium (no longer a quiet location!)
October 22, 2003

Second floor masonry work next to the office building
October 22, 2003

East Wing of the Addition and what's left of NRAO vehicle-parking at the shipping/receiving door
October 28, 2003

Who ordered concrete on the side with lunch?
November 26, 2003

View over the future West Wing from old penthouse roof
December 16, 2003

Critzer begins to excavate the footing for the retaining wall in the upper parking lot
February 20, 2004

Work starts on the footer for the West column at the Main Entrance.
February 20, 2004

View of the Third Floor from the West end.
March 1, 2004

Structural steel and concrete walls rising to the roof deck level on the West wing (View from the North-West).
March 11, 2004

Steel being erected for the new Library roof (over the opening between the old and new Library stack areas).
June 2, 2004

Steel erection for the roof of the West wing
August 13, 2004

East Wing roofing is finished while lower entrance is reworked
November 2, 2004

North side of Addition, looking South-East
December 12, 2004

Main Entrance, early evening

Last updated: Thursday, 14-Jul-2005 17:09:31 EDT