Record-breaking roofing

Mountain Productions of Wilkes-Barre, PA, designed and erected a 120'x240' (37x74m) temporary roof, supported by box truss for protection from the weather, for the 5,000 guests who attended the dedication and opening of the Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City, held last September 15. Seventeen tractor-trailer loads of materials were needed to construct what was the world's largest freestanding clear span truss-supported roof (below).

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