Connect with us

Business

Downtown Atlanta Crane Collapse at 311 Whitehall St – MVP Studios

Avatar

Published

on


The owner of MVP Studios said the part of the building was due to be leased to a major production a week later.

ATLANTA Atlanta firefighters are at the scene of a crane that apparently overturned on a building in the southwest corner of downtown Monday evening.

According to a Publish Shared by Atlanta Fire Rescue, the 120-ton mobile crane collapsed on an unoccupied building while attempting to remove a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) unit from the roof of 311 Whitehall St.

11Alive spoke to JB Vick at the scene, who said he was the owner of MVP Studios, which operates there.

“The building is being converted into the most sophisticated movie studio in the city of Atlanta,” said Vick.

He said the crane apparently extended too far, causing the truck to tip over – and the crane crashed into the building.

“A hundred ton crane went through the roof, through the part of the studio that we had just finished,” said Vick.

Vick said a major production is due to be filmed at the studio next week, but won’t give details on what it is. A Vick employee who spoke at the scene said the crane damaged the electrical system and broke the water lines.

The photos show extensive damage to at least part of a warehouse-like structure. However, the ministry does not report any injuries.

It is not known at this time whether the removal efforts are impacting traffic in the region.

The news comes just under two months after another incident in the city – this one involving a much larger crane in the Midtown neighborhood and causing considerable disruption to traffic. This happened on February 19 in the 1105 West Peachtree Street area following some sort of malfunction involving a tower crane.

As a result, the crane ended up leaning into a building and had to be carefully removed for several days. Initially, neighboring businesses and apartments were even evacuated until later they were considered safe for return.

The work was finally completed in early March.



What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2020, / Compare-autoinsurance.Org has launched a new blog post that presents the main benefits of comparing multiple car insurance quotes. For more info and free online quotes, please visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/the-advantages-of-comparing-prices-with-car-insurance-quotes-online/ The modern society has numerous technological advantages. One important advantage is the speed at which information is sent and received. With the help of the internet, the shopping habits of many persons have drastically changed. The car insurance industry hasn't remained untouched by these changes. On the internet, drivers can compare insurance prices and find out which sellers have the best offers. View photos The advantages of comparing online car insurance quotes are the following: Online quotes can be obtained from anywhere and at any time. Unlike physical insurance agencies, websites don't have a specific schedule and they are available at any time. Drivers that have busy working schedules, can compare quotes from anywhere and at any time, even at midnight. Multiple choices. Almost all insurance providers, no matter if they are well-known brands or just local insurers, have an online presence. Online quotes will allow policyholders the chance to discover multiple insurance companies and check their prices. Drivers are no longer required to get quotes from just a few known insurance companies. Also, local and regional insurers can provide lower insurance rates for the same services. Accurate insurance estimates. Online quotes can only be accurate if the customers provide accurate and real info about their car models and driving history. Lying about past driving incidents can make the price estimates to be lower, but when dealing with an insurance company lying to them is useless. Usually, insurance companies will do research about a potential customer before granting him coverage. Online quotes can be sorted easily. Although drivers are recommended to not choose a policy just based on its price, drivers can easily sort quotes by insurance price. Using brokerage websites will allow drivers to get quotes from multiple insurers, thus making the comparison faster and easier. For additional info, money-saving tips, and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ Compare-autoinsurance.Org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc. "Online quotes can easily help drivers obtain better car insurance deals. All they have to do is to complete an online form with accurate and real info, then compare prices", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. CONTACT: Company Name: Internet Marketing CompanyPerson for contact Name: Gurgu CPhone Number: (818) 359-3898Email: [email protected]: https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ SOURCE: Compare-autoinsurance.Org View source version on accesswire.Com:https://www.Accesswire.Com/595055/What-Are-The-Main-Benefits-Of-Comparing-Car-Insurance-Quotes-Online View photos



picture credit

ExBUlletin

to request, modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]