topping out ceremonyThe final top beam to the two-floor addition to the School of Health Professions Building was put in place today in a “topping out” ceremony on Monday, May 7, 2012. SHP faculty, staff and students signed the beam along with employees of the contractor, Harbert International, LLC last week. The group watched as crews hoisted the beam to the top with a UAB flag attached.

top beam final spotConstruction on the $13 million project began in January 2012. It is expected to be finished by summer 2013 in time for the fall semester.

More photos of the ceremony are located on our Facebook page.

Watch the video and see more photos from the Birmingham News.