Providing Scaffolding, Sidewalk Bridge Service for the NYC Construction industry.
Sidewalk Bridge is a structure constructed to protect pedestrians from objects falling from a building or construction site. Owners may have to erect a sidewalk bridge before beginning the renovation of a building facade . Construction of a new building or demolition of an existing structure is also required to install bridging the necessity to erect such a sidewalk bridge is dependent upon the height of the building being repaired. New York City a Sidewalk Bridge is required when construction work is over 40 feet high or 25 feet high for demolition work and whenever there is a dangerous condition irrespective of the height. A sidewalk shed must be erected whenever materials will be hoisted over the sidewalk, regardless of building height or horizontal distance between building and sidewalk. permit is required prior to erecting a sidewalk bridge or supported scaffold over 40 feet in height. If a scaffold is on top of a sidewalk bridge, the height of the scaffold must include the height of the shed and be taken from the top of the sidewalk. If the supported scaffold is located on a setback or roof of a building, and if the outer leg of the scaffold is located a distance less than half the height of the scaffold (from the top of roof or floor slab), the height of the scaffold for permitting purposes shall include the height of the building below prior to erecting a sidewalk shed, an owner must obtain a permit from DOB. The applicant for a sidewalk shed permit must state the reason such sidewalk shed is needed. These permits are good for one year. Sidewalk sheds must be dismantled within thirty days of permit expiration. Should a renewal of the shed permit be required, other than a new building under construction, an architect or engineer must conduct a thorough examination and report to the commissioner on the work that has been performed and an estimate of the time needed to complete the work.
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Our professional labor crews are locally based in New York for faster response especially in emergency situations. Our outstanding safety record is evidence of our commitment to the safety of our employees, customers and the public. Our professionally trained labor crews have the skills and safety training to perform work at any height in any location to help your project succeed. We pride ourselves on our highly knowledgeable and experienced Safety professionals. Through our commitment to and focus on consistent and safe work methods, we strive to ensure that all of our employees and the users of our scaffold products remain safe and injury free.