Fairgrounds Nashville Improvement Project Update: The Week in Review: May 20-24

May 28, 2019

Construction Update

  • Drywall installation began in Expos 1 and 3 and framing for the Expo 2 kitchen started.
  • In Expo 1, construction of the metal panel canopy completed as did the roofing on Shed 2.
  • The site excavation contractor continued hauling excess dirt from the site and work to bring the hardscaped levels to grade.
  • Construction of the western retaining wall continues.
  • Offices in all expo buildings are getting drywall and electrical rough-ins.
  • Roofing continues on the Show Arena and all buildings are having gutters placed.
  • In Expo 1, our electrical contractor is pulling wire to the floor boxes and in Expo 3, roughing in overhead electrical.
  • The masonry team is laying block in Expos 1 and 2.
  • Installation of storm sewer at the loading dock began

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Expo 3 sheetrock installation
Photo shows ongoing installation of sheetrock in Expo 3 offices.

Arena structural steel completed
Completed structural steel for the Show Arena.