Toyotetsu America Inc. 1600T Press Pit

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TTAI Press Pit1

This project is a demonstration of the efficiency of the Design/Build process. Bristol Group engineered and self-performed excavation, concrete and structural steel for this 1600 ton transfer press foundation. The schedule was maintained in spite of the discovery and correction of unsuitable backfill conditions under the existing slab.

Project Specs
Building Type and Size: Foundation & Structural Steel for 1,600 Ton Stamping Press Design & Construction
Location: Somerset, KY
Owner/Client: Toyotetsu America, Inc
Construction Cost: $600,000
Delivery Method: Design/Build
Schedule: Fast Track, 3 Months; Design and Construction
Completion: 2002


Other aspects of this project included the design and drilling of caissons, construction of a conveyor pit, electrical work and water piping and the extension of an existing concrete mezzanine. The project was completed in 76 days, 8 days ahead of schedule.