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July 1, 2010

$9.4M puts cleaning system on Muni Tower roof

  • The project required fortifying the top floors of the city's 63-story building to handle the weight of the machine.
    Journal Staff Writer

    Photo courtesy of Andersen Construction [enlarge]
    Workers place the building maintenance unit on the tiny rooftop well.

    The curved roof of Seattle Municipal Tower in downtown Seattle is a city landmark, but try installing a 124,500-pound building maintenance unit atop it and out goes the romance.

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