Maeda – Helping HEB emerge from the Hurricane

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In 2017, Hurricane Harvey ripped through Houston – destroying homes, schools and businesses. One business, the Meyerland area’s beloved H-E-B Grocery, vowed to rebuild. With the store on schedule to reopen later this year, crews turned to Maeda Mini Crane to keep the project moving along.

According to reports, H-E-B’s $35 million, 96,000-SF Meyerland Plaza store will have ground-floor parking and on the first floor and a grocery store on the second floor with a skybridge connecting to the second floor of the adjacent JC Penney.

Steelco, Inc., a local steel erection company hired to erect steel on the upper level of a new HEB Grocery store, rented a MC285-2 Mini Crawler Crane from Inman Texas Company.

Selected due to its overall weight of 4,675 lbs., and its ability to travel around staged steel and materials on the upper level deck, Steelco, Inc., used the crane to install steel beams, columns and trusses.