Ferris Wheel Erection Procedure
Project: Las Vegas High Roller, Las Vegas, NV
Client: American Bridge Company
Zieman Engineering performed construction engineering review and temporary structures design for construction
of the world’s largest ferris wheel. Tasks included:
- Review of leg erection stresses, temporary supports for leg erection, and radial struts for rim erection.
- Modeling and analysis of wheel for construction procedures, monitoring, stress checks and geometry control
during all stages of construction.
- Design of holdback tower to rotate rim during sequential construction, and design of cable tensioning