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McLaren Completes Technical Feasibility Study for Albany-Rensselaer Gondola

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Study finds Gondola is technically feasible and constructible with minimal impacts, and has strong support from stakeholders in both Albany and Rensselaer.

Click here to view the complete study.

Transformational, environmentally friendly transportation project will connect the two downtown destinations, serving hundreds of thousands annually.

AOL Fashion Show

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Steve Aoki closed down a block on East 4th Street in New York City on July 18th to promote the release of his new album and present his clothing line with the AOL Fashion Show. McLaren teamed up with FIRST Global Events Agency, Worldstage, BNW Rigging and Boyd Design to perform a structural engineering evaluation of two primary truss structures and staging structures for the event.

Pushing for a Commute That Would Rise Above the Rest

- By Lisa W. Foderaro

They would seem more at home in Austria or Switzerland, zipping up the side of the Alps. But suddenly, American cities from Albany to Austin, Tex., are pinning their hopes on, of all things, gondolas.

The allure is not just speed. Gondolas do not contribute to greenhouse gases, and they soar over clogged highways and balky subway signals. They are relatively fast and cheap to build. And unlike most forms of transportation, they offer singular vistas that attract tourism as well.

130 Foot Tall HRSG Navigates The Hudson River

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McLaren helped navigate the heaviest and tallest structure to ever move down the Hudson River! At 130 feet tall, and weighing in at 4,000 tons, the heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) traveled from the Port of Coeymans down the Hudson to a new power plant in New Jersey.

McLaren provided a Trip in Tow report summarizing the:

  • Peer Review…of the calculations received, to verify the stability during the loading and ballasting of the HRSG; as well as the lashing review for the barge.

Professional Licensed In 49 States

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McLaren is now professional licensed in South Dakota! To view our complete list of 49 states and 4 countries,
click here.