USDA, Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory

Athens, GA

Project involved upgrade of HVAC and electrical, and replacement of roof at Building 35, a one story steel frame with precast panel exterior over a reinforced concrete foundation & partial basement. Structural entailed adding supplemental roof framing at exhaust fan openings; elevated framing to support new exhaust fans; and providing structural steel members to elevated roof platform for new equipment. Tank room pit required new reinforced slab-on-grade, with sump, including equipment pads, re-routing of existing floor drain, and adding light gauge metal framed roof over existing tank room.