The Sutro Tower in San Francisco is a unique, impressive structure, standing at 1,000 feet high above the city. This transmission tower services 11 television stations, four FM radio stations, and 20 wireless communication services throughout the San Francisco Bay area.
Our team is pleased to have been chosen to coat the internal steel structural components for the legs of the Sutro Tower. There are many challenges involved with this project, from logistical difficulties to the unrepentant San Francisco weather.
Because the tower is so high, it is very often surrounded by fog, and the moisture prevents paint from adhering. Our crews on standby constantly checked the weather and seized opportunities to work as soon as the fog lifted.