December 2017 Work

CHICAGO, IL – Update of the work done in December, 2017 at the Shrine:

Phase I

– East Pediment masonry wall tuckpointed

– Purlins removed from the West and Interior East Pediment Walls

– Scaffolding installed at the West wall above the choir loft

– Demolition of masonry at interior face of West Pediment wall

– Warming rooms created for winter conditions

– Temporary electrical set up

– 12/15 Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE) site visit to steel fabrication shop to inspect Truss No. 1

– Truss No. 2 & No. 3 in fabrication

– Miscellaneous plates and bent angles have been fabricated

Phase II

– Request for Proposals for HVAC Performance Specification and for Engineering sent out to a fourth engineering firm