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Operation to remove crane dangling over Midtown could last through weekend

February 20, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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We’re working to learn more about what caused the crane to malfunction, and the impact it will have in the area, on Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m.

“There will be increased activity at the jobsite as the team continues to erect and position assist cranes, which take significant time to assemble,” officials said.

Atlanta police said Friday afternoon that officials feared the crane was in jeopardy of falling down.

The crane, I can say, is in jeopardy of falling down,” said Atlanta Fire Capt.

“We’re also waiting on some additional cranes to come to this location to assist dismantling the crane, which they were in the process of doing when this malfunction happened,” Stafford said.

#AFRD #ATL pic. twitter. com/FnvDp4kQie— Atlanta Fire Rescue (@ATLFireRescue) February 19, 2021 Atlanta Fire said that a crane engineer will be assessing the situation and that two mobile cranes will assist with bringing down the damaged crane.

“They were jumping the tower crane,” Brodek said.

It’s an electric hydraulic pump and it charges the cylinder and then the cylinder will raise the crane up and the crane, there’s a certain position it’s got to be in so it’s balanced. ” Brodek said the incident could have been much worse.

“Once you’re up so high, a mobile crane from the ground can’t do it,” Brodek said.

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