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Tilt-Up Goes Sky High

Soaring to a record height of 91 feet, 7 ¼ inches, two tilt-up concrete wall panels were used by Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Nassau Bay, Texas, to frame the 117-foot-tall cross for the church's new worship center. Though standard procedures were used to form and cast the panels, their enormous size and heft called for carefully engineered rigging and bracing. Each panel weighed 163,300 pounds and required approximately 41 cubic yards of concrete. Read more

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