CN Railway New Car Repair Shop

Location: Memphis, Tennessee Canadian National Railway (CN) reconstructed its Johnston Yard facility located at 2921 Old Horn Lake Road in Memphis, Tennessee.  This project included the construction of a new classification yard, departure tracks, receiving tracks, yardmaster tower, car shop, offices and locomotive shop.  Burr & Cole was the Prime Designer on this project. This project consists of a pre-engineered metal building, 45,000 total square feet, of which 36,000 s.f. of railcar repair shop facility and 9,000 s.f. of office and support.  The repair shop is high bay with approximately 30 feet clear.  The low bay office and support is approximately 12 foot eave height.  It had a total construction cost of $4 million.  This was a fast track, design...
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Carrier Everest

Location:  Collierville, Tennessee This 330,000 SF fast track addition to the Carrier Plant in Collierville, TN increased the 480,000 SF facility to over 800,000 SF.  Essential to the project were teamwork and strong communication between all members.  As with many of our projects, this job required phased release of documents.  The team carefully tracked construction costs during design to provide within-budget results. The Carrier Everest addition allows the Collierville plant to increase air conditioner production to 2 million units per year.  This facility contains a new press area, coil shop, paint areas, other fabrication areas, and warehousing.  The scope of work included increasing the capacity of the existing chiller plant, plant electrical capacity, and natural gas service.  Also added were...
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