Saint Clare Church Steeple, Westerly, RI
Macro Sites Site Development
Our carrier customer had a need to resolve their inadequate phone service in this area of town. The unreliable service affected the community as a whole, including interfering with 911 emergency operations. A stealth solution, concealing the equipment inside a church steeple was designed by the carrier with TCI’s assistance. The lower steeple section was fit-up to house the base station equipment, while the upper portion of old steeple was removed. The new steeple arrived on site with the antennas and radios installed – cutting edge, at the time. Two TCI technicians worked in a man lift to communicate with the crane operator while the steeple was set in place. This critical pick went off without a hitch and the steeple was set on the same day. Following the install, TCI’s carpentry team tied in the steeple, which was sided and painted.