Never Seen This Before And I Want One!

I was on one of the construction sites for the Sound Transit expansion to Federal Way.  As I walked around the parking garage that was under construction, I came across a piece of equipment I had not seen before.  I have seen machines for working the surface of concrete before but this one has two rotating elements under a seat.  The operator rides on the machine.  It looks like some kids version of a jet pack.

The better news was that a second one was in use on the upper levels of the parking structure.  When I got up the tower crane, I was able to shoot a little video of it in use.  It is a curious looking piece of machinery and, having never seen it before, seeing it in use really made me smile.

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