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Austin Peay State University to hold topping out ceremony for APSU Art and Design Building on June 27th


Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is inviting the public to come out on Monday, June 27th at 9:00am for a topping out ceremony at the construction site for the new APSU Art and Design Building.

Topping out ceremonies traditional occur when the last steel beam is attached to a building during its construction.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

During Monday’s ceremony, construction on the new building will stop, and a white, steel beam will be placed near the site.

Representatives with Turner Construction will provide black markers, allowing those in attendance to sign the beam before it is raised and permanently attached to the building.

“Whoever comes and signs the beam, their names will permanently be part of the building,” Marc Brunner, director of University Design and Construction, said.

Parking will be allowed at the site, accessible through the Archwood parking lot.

For more information on the ceremony, contact University Design and Construction at 931.221.7011.




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