Fairgrounds Nashville Improvement Project Update: The Week in Review: April 22-26

April 29, 2019

Construction Update

  • The vapor barrier and wire mesh for Shed 2 were installed in preparation for concrete.
  • Grading was completed for Fair Park, Phase II and the Show Arena ground was brought to grade level.
  • Concrete for the Expo 1 canopy was poured.
  • The building envelopes—i.e., the outer shells—were installed on Expo Buildings 1 and 2.
  • Build-out of the office portions of Expo 3 has started (see photo below.)
  • Our electrical contractor continues to install conduit and rough ins for overhead lighting in Expo 1.
  • In Expo 3, ceiling framing and drywall installation is underway.
  • Also in Expo 3, the structural steel team installed door framed openings.

News Clips


Shed 1 construction progress
Shed 1 steel erection.

Expo 3 office framing
Framing of offices in Expo 3.

color-coded progress schematic
Color-coded progress schematic shows progress on the new exposition center, show arena, and sheds.

  • Dark green: Roofing progress
  • Yellow: Storm water progress
  • Light green: Retaining wall
  • Dark blue: Concrete building slab
  • Light blue: Building pad completion
  • Pink: Domestic water progress
  • Red: Isolated footings