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About TampaSteel

Tampa Steel Erecting Company is Florida’s oldest “surviving” structural steel Erector-Fabricator. Certified by the American Institute of Steel Construction and the American Welding Society they specialize in construction of steel buidling structures, simple steel bridges, and major steel bridges. The Company has received several accolades and has been involved in many notable projects in its long and successful history. Some of the Company’s more notable projects include the fabrication and erection of structural steel for the 39-story One Tampa City Center, Spaceship Earth and The Living Seas at Disney’s EPCOT Center, and arched banana shaped pipe trusses for Airside F at Tampa International Airport. Some notable fabrication only projects are 14,000 tons of steel for Tampa Electric’s Big Bend Power Station #4, 1.4 miles of elevated people mover girders for the Omni Extension in Dade County Florida and the Acosta Bridge approach ramps for the Florida Department of Transportation.

Dallas Bridge Arch Topped

The first of two arches has just been completed on Dallas’s Margaret McDermott Bridge, part of the $798-million Dallas Horseshoe Project that seeks to reduce traffic and enhance accessibility to downtown Dallas, Arch Daily reported Aug. 25.

Time-lapse footage shows the progress of the arch construction on the eastbound side of the bridge, as well as the final piece, the top of the arch, being lifted into place on Aug. 22.

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New Dallas Landmark Bridge Taking Shape

Article By Brian Curtis Featured on NBC News at 10 Dallas Fort Worth The next dramatic addition to the Dallas skyline is taking shape on the banks of the Trinity River and also in Tampa, Florida.  The twin arches of … Continue reading

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Tampa Steel Plant Builds Arches for Dallas Bridge

TAMPA, Florida (AP) – A Tampa steel plant is building two giant arches that will tower nearly 300 feet over a Dallas river. The arches are part of the new Margaret McDermott Bridge over Dallas’ Trinity River. The $40 million … Continue reading

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Space Ship Earth

Tampa Steel Erecting was recently mentioned in this News Report about one of our most iconic projects. Why do they call it that? Epcot’s icon was made in Tampa by Brayson Kamm for WSTP News at 10 It’s one of … Continue reading

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Tampa Steel and Erecting Prepared for Repair of the National Infrastructure

Article Originally on Tampa 2012 Media Center Five years after the fatal collapse of the Minneapolis’ I-35W Mississippi River Bridge, the safety of bridges across the US remains a pressing national concern. As with the Mississippi River Bridge, the majority … Continue reading

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