Jeep Climb

Jeep Climb up 2 Penn Plaza
Project Overview: 
To introduce the new 2005 Jeep and illustrate its “Go Anywhere” capabilities, Chrysler envisioned the Jeep making a vertical climb of 414 feet to the top of 2 Penn Plaza to a “Jeep Only” parking space.
McLaren's Role: 
McLaren provided structural and mechanical engineering services for this fast track, one-of-a-kind event. These services included suitability assessment of the existing building for the event; development and evaluation of the car carriage and guide roller system, including determining hanging details; development of final drawings for the crane hoist support design; evaluation of the entry lobby level scaffolding, designing associated guide track; and preparation of final documents. Project challenges included fast track job with ambitious goals; sign and scaffold designs and submission documents completed only days before event; and development of appropriate wind loads and trolley behavior.
Service: 
Structural Engineering
Service: 
Structural Assessment
Service: 
Mechanical Trolley Design
Service: 
Mechanical Engineering
Location: 
New York, New York
Client: 
Scenic Technologies/ Jeep and Clear Blue
Project Type: 
Mechanical Engineering
Role: 
Prime
Contract Period: 
2004
Construction Cost: 
N/A
Image: 
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Location
New York, New York

Client
Scenic Technologies/ Jeep and Clear Blue

Our Role
Prime
Project Type
Mechanical Engineering

Contract Period
2004

Construction Cost
N/A
Services
Structural Engineering
Structural Assessment
Mechanical Trolley Design
Mechanical Engineering