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Steel Gets Leading Role in Vegas
Posted by Alison Trost on December 8, 2010 at 10:32 AM.

The behind-the-scenes features of the Smith Center for Performing Arts now under construction in Las Vegas include an auditorium roof supported by three 10-foot deep steel trusses as long as a basketball court, according to a local reporter in a Las Vegas Business Press report online. “The largest truss weighs 36 tons or slightly more than a Sherman tank,” the reporter noted. The project structural engineering is by Walter P Moore.

 

To read more about the project and see photos, click here.


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