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Topping-out ceremony held in El Paso

A big milestone was marked today by the El Paso Chihuahuas (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League): a topping-out ceremony was held at the construction site of the new downtown ballpark. Traditionally, a topping-out ceremony is held when the final piece of structural steel is put in place on new construction. From KFOX14: “I think it […]

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Cardinals hold topping-out ceremony for Ballpark Village

Big milestone for the St. Louis Cardinals, who held a topping-out ceremony with developer Cordish Companies on the Ballpark Village development adjacent to Busch Stadium. A nearly one-hundred foot long A-frame roof truss was carefully lowered into place on the northern end of the retractable skylight roof opening to symbolically mark the ceremonial end of […]

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Topping ceremony at new Marlins ballpark set for Friday

The Florida Marlins will reach an important milestone this Friday: the team and its construction/design partners have scheduled a topping-out ceremony to mark the installation of the final structural piece of steel to be installed on the new ballpark’s retractable roof. A topping-out ceremony is a big tradition in the construction world: to mark an […]

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