Kentucky International Convention Center
This project consists of partial demolition of the west wing of the convention center, and a predominantly vertical expansion to accommodate additional exhibit and prefunction space plus new mechanical and roof structure. New structural construction will be mainly of structural steel with concrete slab on composite floor deck. Many existing foundations will be resupported and reinforced with piles to carry additional load. Likewise, new construction will require new shallow bearing spread footings and deep cast-in-place piles. Long roof spans will be created with a system of custom structural steel long-span trusses. The convention center spans Third Street between Jefferson and Market streets and its renovation is critical for Louisville to retain and grow its share of the lucrative trade show and convention business.
University of Kentucky Baseball Stadium
A new $48.0 M baseball facility including field, grandstands, concession buildings, club level suites, indoor practice facility, site retaining walls, and stadium ancillary structures. The project includes state of the art training facilities, food services, locker rooms, offices, safety netting and new scoreboard. The suite level structure is steel frame utilizing composite steel deck and beams with moment and braced frames. The balance of the buildings are concrete masonry load bearing walls with metal deck and steel joist framing. The foundation system is comprised of rock bearing drilled piers and rock bearing spread foundations.
Centerpointe Office Building
A new 13-story, 216,000 square foot steel framed building housing both office and residential space built over 3-story parking garage in downtown Lexington. Shops and a restaurant will also be accommodated on the main street level.
Morehead State University Renovate / Expand Student Services Facility
The renovation and expansion of the Adron Doran University Center at Morehead State University includes the renovation of the existing 3-story building plus a 3-story, 87,000 sq ft addition to the east. The structure for the addition is 2 stories of reinforced cast-in-place concrete with a long span structural steel top story to accommodate a large ballroom. It is also proposed to remove the existing building’s marble veneer and replace it with traditional brick and limestone to better fit with the architectural context of the surrounding campus facilities.
Versailles United Methodist Church
A new, 22,000 sq ft $3.3M single story church facility. The building structure is a pre-engineered metal building founded on reinforced cast-in-place spread footing foundations.
Madisonville Community College Post Secondary Education Cetner
A new $13.3 M, 3-story Post-secondary Education Center consists of three floors totaling approximately 60,500 sq ft. It is a steel frame structure utilizing composite steel beam construction. The lateral load resisting system for the building utilizes special moment frame and special reinforced masonry shear walls.
The Madisonville Community College Steel Sculpture is made of 3 sculptures, designed by Charley Jolly of Myers Jolly Architects, representing “Knowledge”, “Person”, and “Aspiration”. They are 25’ tall, 16’ wide, are made of 1” thick steel plate, and weigh as much as 12,000 lbs. These sculptures were analyzed as shells using RAM Elements to determine thickness, stiffening requirements, and anchored with a series of anchor bolts to a turn-down slab.
Maysville CTC/MSU Post Secondary Center of Excellence - Phase 1
A new $19.0 M, 87,000 sq ft 2-story classroom and laboratory building with steel framing and lateral force resisting system of concentrically braced frames.
Eastern Kentucky University Case Dining Hall
A 3-story, 60,000 square foot dining facility for EKU. The building will consist of a steel frame with a com A 3-story, 60,000 square foot dining facility for EKU. The building will consist of a steel frame with a composite floor system. The lateral system will utilize both steel bracing and steel moment frames. The foundations will be a combination of drilled piers and shallow foundations bearing on rock. posite floor system. The lateral system will utilize both steel bracing and steel moment frames. The foundations will be a combination of drilled piers and shallow foundations bearing on rock.
Eastern Kentucky University Football Stadium
New construction to the football field (visitor’s side) for Eastern Kentucky University. The project consists of a new locker room and concessions building, a new concourse, and new grandstands. The two-story locker room and concessions/bathrooms building will consist of a long-span roof deck bearing on rolled steel roof beams and girders supported by steel columns. The second floor consists of a composite steel deck on steel beams and girders with several interior and exterior masonry walls. The building’s second floor aligns with the elevation of the concourse. The concourse consists of a cast-in-place concrete slab bearing on steel beams and columns. The grandstands framing will be a pre-engineered hybrid system that bears on concrete piers and walls. The foundation system is a combination of drilled piers and footings bearing on rock.
Aloft Hotel - Westerville, Ohio
Aloft Hotel is a 4-story, 55,000 sq ft boutique hotel located in Westerville, Ohio. The superstructure of the guest wings is composed of precast hollowcore floors supported by reinforced load-bearing concrete masonry walls. The first floor plan opens up, requiring the use of deep steel beam and column systems. In addition to the typical lobby and bar spaces, the first floor includes a swimming pool space, constructed with an architectural wood roof deck and glue-laminated timber beams. The superstructure is founded on shallow spread footings, bearing on native soils.
Alltech KY Campus Office
A new 27,000 sq ft, 3-story office building addition in Nicholasville, Kentucky. The building is structured with concrete slabs on composite steel deck over steel beams. The structure is founded partially on spread footings and partially on drilled pier foundations, both of which bear on solid limestone.
BCTC Newtown Campus Science Building
A $20.0 M, 3-story, 66,000 sq ft steel frame building with classrooms, laboratories, and offices at the Newtown Campus of Bluegrass Community and Technical College. This project consisted of a steel frame structure utilizing composite steel beam construction. The foundation system consists of a series of grade beams supported by drilled pier foundations down to rock. The lateral force resisting system utilizes concentrically braced frames. Architectural and special use considerations included special vibration considerations for the floor framing and an exterior pedestrian bridge structure.
(D-10) Jackson District Office Building
A new 1-story with mechanical mezzanine, 23,000 square foot Kentucky Transportation Cabinet office building for District D-10. The structure is light gauged steel bearing walls with light gauged steel roof trusses.
Great Crossing High School
A new high school approximately 230,000 sq. ft. The four-story academic portion of the building is a steel frame system with composite beams and deck, steel roof joists and steel roof deck. Exterior walls are typically non-load-bearing concrete masonry unit (C.M.U.) walls in the academic areas. The remainder of the building typically consists of steel roof deck spanning between steel bar joists supported by load-bearing C.M.U. walls. The Gym roof is a combination of tectum deck over steel joists and metal deck over wood glu-lam beams. Precast concrete bleachers span between steel raker beams and C.M.U. walls in the Gym. Foundations for the structure consist of shallow concrete spread footings and continuous strip footings bearing on soil.
University of Kentucky College of Law
A $30.0 M renovation of, and addition to, the existing University of Kentucky College of Law building. The completed structure will consist of 120,000 square feet of useable floor space spread out among 3-stories plus a basement. Architectural and mechanical components of the existing building are being completely removed leaving an existing concrete frame structural skeleton. With due consideration for sustainability and cost savings, the project utilizes selective demolition of existing structure only where necessary. The remainder of the existing structural system is incorporated into the finished design. New addition portions of the structure are comprised of structural steel framing. New interior spaces include several tiered seating classrooms and courtrooms, large rooms dividable via operable partitions, and two feature stair systems.
Alice Lloyd College Campus Recreation Center
A new $13.0 M, 57,500 sq ft recreation center for Alice Lloyd College. Phase I will be 2-stories with a gymnasium on the second floor. Phase II is largely a gymnasium at grade with a suspended walking/run track. Project is constructed of masonry bearing walls and structural steel frame with special profile open-web joists over the recreationspaces. An architecturally detailed structural steel walking track is supported from the roof structure. Foundations consist of cantilever and buttressed foundation walls and drilled piers.
Big Sandy Community & Technical College Pikeville Advanced Technology Center
A 2-story, 14,000 square foot Advanced Technology Center for Big Sandy Community and Technical College’s Pikeville Campus. The building will consist of a steel frame with a composite floor system, steel bracing, and driven pile foundations.
Morgan County High School
A new, $16.0 M high school for Morgan County, Kentucky. This 101,000 sq ft project consists of steel roof joists bearing on Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) walls and load-bearing masonry walls. The new gym utilizes long-span steel joists. The second floor consists of precast plank with a concrete topping slab. The foundation system is comprised of shallow concrete foundations. Included in the project are renovations to the existing gym, including expanding it on three sides for new entrance elements and a weight room, and reinforcing the existing mezzanine to support new bleachers.
Boyle County New Middle School
This project consists of a new $30.0 M (approximate), 138,000 sq ft middle school. The building structure is to be shallow spread foundations, slab on grade, steel roof joists, precast concrete plank, and deck supported on masonry bearing walls.
Eastern Kentucky University Student Recreation & Wellness Center
This project is a new $28.0 M, 128,000 sq ft recreational facility housing of a 3-basketball court gym, a MAC gym, a swimming pool, 3 racquetball courts, a rock climbing wall, a suspended walking/run track, several multipurpose rooms, and weight and cardio fitness areas. The building is a two-story steel framed structure with shallow foundations bearing on rock. The roof system consists of steel joists and roof steel deck, and the floor system is concrete slab on composite steel deck.