Fairgrounds Nashville Improvement Project Update: The Week in Review: May 13-17

May 20, 2019

Construction Update

  • The site preparation contractor continues to haul excess soil offsite and to bring the hardscaped areas to grade.
  • Construction of retaining walls resumed.
  • At Expo 1, installation of the building and canopy envelope continues.
  • Roofing has begun on Shed 2.
  • Framing of offices is ongoing in Expos 1 and 3.
  • Expo 3 is also getting a fire suppression system.
  • Drywall is being framed in kitchen, restrooms, and Expo 1 interior.
  • Concrete for exterior sidewalks is being poured.

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Panoramic view of expo buildings
A panoramic view of the site shows construction of the exposition buildings.

Sidewalk poured for Shed 1
Sidewalk poured Thursday outside Shed 1.

Expo 3 interior progress
The interior of Expo 3 shows progress on heat and air unit installation.