Last night we had our 1,500th visitor to our blog! Thanks for viewing, sharing and being as excited about this project as we are. Please tell your friends!
Click the links to see the sculptures:
Thanks to Carl for sharing the video!
An interview with Lt. Art Clark, of the Oak Lawn Police Department. Art talks about his idea for the project and his vision for the Monument.
We are very humbled by the many individuals who have contacted us with a desire to make donations to this project. Our formal fund-raising drive will begin after the Holidays. For now, inquiries on how to donate can be sent to the Treasurer of the Oak Lawn Rotary Club at firstname.lastname@example.org. The outpouring of support from the community is much welcomed and we are extremely grateful. Thank you very much, and please continue to watch this space for more opportunities for getting involved in our Monumental Project.
Just how big are these beams? They’re HUGE. They’re so big that special permits were necessary in order to cross bridges on the way back to Oak Lawn. Here are the details straight from the Port Authority of NY & NJ:
I-0050 192″ long x 35″ wide x 26″ high – 2722 lbs
I-0052 192″ long x 16″ wide x 8.5″ high – 1687 lbs
I-163 300″ long x 48″ wide x 45″ high – 13,200lbs
I-165 252″ long x 12″ wide x 41″ high – 7,500lbs
Thanks to OakLawnPatch.com for a great write-up with video. Lorraine is very dedicated. Check it out!