Foundation Laid at Comcast Innovation and Technology Center

Crews started pouring 16 million pounds of concrete at what will be the city's tallest skyscraper -- the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center on 18th and Arch sts.

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Matt DeLucia
Sixteen million pounds of cement started being poured in the new Comcast skyscraper around 2 a.m. Saturday.
Matt DeLucia
An inside look at the concrete pouring operation. A 10-foot thick layer of cement went into the ground first.
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This shot is from 40-feet below the street.
When the 10-foot layer of concrete is finish, it will just barely cover this rebar.
The numbers -- 4,000 cubic yards of concrete, 10 feet thick and about 16 million pounds
Matt DeLucia
A look at the intermittent closures on Arch St. between 18th and 19th sts.
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