This past weekend, about 50 trucks spent 14 hours pouring roughly 3,000 cubic yards of concrete to establish the foundation of RXR’s new downtown tower at 587 Main Street.
That’s a lot of concrete! Plus, the foundation also includes about 360 tons of rebar.
Once the foundation work is fully completed, the building will begin to rise pretty quickly, about a floor a week, topping out in early 2018. Here’s more information about the project itself.
For anyone who might have been fascinated by construction vehicles as a little kid, this is fun stuff — not that I am confessing anything.