East County Hall of Justice Top Out

Last week I took some more pictures of the East County Hall of Justice. You can click on the link to see pictures of the construction from several months ago.East County Hall of Justice, Alameda County, California, Justice Center, Court RoomsLast week I could see that the building was close to being topped out, but could not see the tell-tale signs.

East County Hall of Justice, Alameda County, California, Justice Center, Court RoomsEarlier this week I took a walk at lunch and I then saw the signs that it had topped out. I had a clue earlier that morning when I saw a large tent had been erected on the job site. This tent would have been for theĀ  top out ceremony.

Can you see the tell-tale signs in the picture above?

East County Hall of Justice, Alameda County, California, Justice Center, Court RoomsHow about a closer look. Here you see a white beam that has a small tree and an American flag on it.

In a topping out ceremony the workers will sign the beam that is painted white. The beam may also have an inscription and be signed by others who are involved in the project. A tree or branch and a flag are common items that are placed on the beam.

East County Hall of Justice, Alameda County, California, Justice Center, Court RoomsAlthough the building has topped out, the steel work is still not done. In this picture you can see that work still continues on the two story building in front.

The work has just begun, but with the main framework in place other teams of workers can really get to work.

East County Hall of Justice, Alameda County, California, Justice Center, Court Rooms, Large Crane, ConstructionHere is one last picture showing the big crane and the complete building. It will be interesting to see how the building changes as construction progresses.

Should I keep taking pictures?

Steven

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