Progress from the ground up

Work on elevator and stairway systems is underway at our home office building site.

Work on elevator and stairway systems is underway at our home office building site.

When complete, it will only take a matter of seconds to move between floors in our new home office building, but the work involved with creating a seamless elevator and stairway system is a much lengthier, more detailed process.

Construction is underway on the first stairwell and elevator for our home office building with foundation now laid for each. The work is contained in two structures currently on site adjacent to our large tower crane.

As construction on the building frame begins, it will take shape around the reinforced concrete elevator and stair cores, which will form the backbone of the entire structure. They will also serve as the central support for the steel floor structures.

In projects like our home office building, the cores and exterior foundation walls are always constructed first. When the cores advance vertically above level seven and the exterior foundation walls are complete, the structural steel building columns and floor structures will begin.  

Construction activities began on site on June 6 and the site has been in a constant state of evolution since. The project is scheduled to take 18 to 24 months to complete.

If you have any questions about our new home office please contact us at homeofficesj@irvingoil.com.