Racing against the clock, a crew of 350 construction workers struggle to put up the 59th floor of a Manhattan skyscraper in under 90 minutes. The key to finishing on time lies within the unstable properties of concrete.
From the second one water is added to the concrete mix in the truck, it’s already beginning to harden. If it doesn’t make it from the concrete plant to the job web page, reach the 59th floor, get poured and smoothed out in not up to 90 minutes, it’s pointless and a day’s work and $1.2 million is lost. Can the crew get the concrete into the city and up 700 feet in the air to get the job done before their 90-minute deadline dries up? In JOBSITE: CONCRETE COUNTDOWN, get a firsthand take a look at the grueling and highly complex task of pouring concrete on a large scale, and learn the way money, jobs, and lives are all on the line if something goes wrong
Traffic jams, broken machinery, simple human error to the general public, the odds of completing the task would seem unattainable. But, for these workers, it’s just any other day on the job web page.