Here is your regular scheduled update from the Holly Plant Decommissioning Project Team:
The long awaited crane has arrived at the Holly Plant Decommissioning Site. This crane was transported from a Houston-based construction site to Austin. The whole team was patiently waiting for its arrival. The following images show how the TRC, LVI, and Austin Energy team work together to assemble the main crane used to disassemble the Holly Plant.
The main crane arrives at the construction entrance.
The team gathers to watch the crane cab be unloaded.
One of the main tracks on a transport arrives.
A crane is needed to lift the main crane track off the transport.
A worker is directing one of the main crane tracks for assembly.
It takes a team of workers to attach a track to the main crane.
This is a rear view of the crane assembly and its counter weights.
This is a side view of the crane assembly and the boom.
The boom is lifted for the first time at the Holly Plant.
The main crane is assembled. The boom has a reach of 318 feet with a capacity of 485,000 pounds.
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