2015 Papal Visit to the United States – Washington, DC, New York, NY & Philadelphia, PA

Checkmate Global provided the installation, and removal of the following assets in support of the 2015 visit of Pope Francis to the United States. Checkmate Global provided the physical assets required to create multiple secure event spaces – simultaneously – in Philadelphia, New York City and the District of Columbia. This large undertaking required coordination with city officials and government agencies/departments in each of the three cities to ensure the install and removal plans worked for the entire planning committee. The following products were deployed in one or more cities:

  • Anti-Scale Fence
  • Anti-Scale and Anti-Pass-Through Fence
  • Concert-Style Barricade
  • Chain-link Fence
  • Scrim for Fencing
  • Spring Fence
  • Snow Fence
  • Bike Rack Barricade
  • Concrete Barriers
  • Portable Vehicle Barriers
  • Security Checkpoint Tenting and Tent Lighting
  • Vehicle Screening Checkpoint Tenting & Tent Lighting
  • Tent Heating
  • Generators
  • Light Towers
  • Misting Fans
  • Tables & Chairs
  • Dumpsters & Trash Removal
  • Heavy Equipment (Forklifts)
  • Ground Protection (Flooring)
  • Portable Restroom Facilities
  • Gators & Golf Carts
  • Traffic Cones
  • Directional Signage Install
  • Permitting



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