Fairgrounds Nashville Improvement Project Update: The Week in Review: April 8-12

April 15, 2019

Construction Update

  • Our electrical contractor is installing overhead electrical conduit in Expo 3 (See photo below) and wall rough-ins in Expo 1.
  • Construction of the show arena is in progress and the retaining wall has been built.
  • Structural steel erection is rapidly progressing in Expo 2 and the Expo 1 mezzanine.
  • Water lines were laid behind Expo 2 in preparation for tap set-up with Metro Water Services.
  • The concrete arena wall in Shed 1 has been poured by our concrete contractor, which also stripped formwork for last week's porch pours.

News Clips

Reminder! The ribbon-cutting event for Fair Park will be Tuesday, April 16, 10 a.m. at the Dog Park located at the corner of Craighead and Bransford Avenues.


color-coded site plan progress
The updated, color-coded site plan graphically shows progression of construction.

  • Dark green: Concrete slab progress
  • Yellow: Storm water progress
  • Light green: Sewer progress
  • Blue: Building pad completion
  • Pink: Domestic water progress

Show Arena retaining wall construction progress
The retaining wall for the show arena is under construction.

Expo 3 conduit installation
Workers with Harlan Electric install conduit in Expo 3.