Acuity Flagpole Project

Flagpole Facts: • 400-foot flagpole weighs approximately 420,000 pounds • There are two versions of the 60- by 120-foot flag: - 220 pound flag is flown during normal conditions - 350 pound flag is flown during harsher weather • Each star is 3 feet high and each stripe is 4 1/2 feet wide • 680 cubic yards of concrete used in foundation • Over 500 gallons of paint cover the pole • 11-foot diameter at base tapers to 5 1/2-foot diameter at top • Three pendulum-style tuned mass dampers reduce movement and vibra tion • Designed to withstand a low temperature of -42°F
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On 5/26/2016 5:17 AM, burfordTjustice wrote:

Thanks for sharing the backstory on this. Have driven past this six times in the last year and a half and it is an amazing sight.
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On Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:56:40 AM UTC-4, Unquestionably Confused wrote:

I wonder who holds the insurance policy on the flag pole. ;-)
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Wonder if is the same company who paid for it the first time it fell.
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