Chesapeake frame completed, Iron Workers Local 550 signs names to last girder
On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, the last piece of structural steel was installed on the Chesapeake field office. With union reps present from Ohio and West Virginia, the Iron Workers Local 550 signed their names to the last girder and hoisted it 5 stories to its final resting place. Also present was City Manager Tom Ault and Council Members Cheryle Casar, Guy Guidone, Rick Guiley and Tom McAlister. The 5-story skeleton consists of 600 tons of steel. Fortunately, there were no injuries during construction.