Location: Albany, Georgia
Client: UniFirst Corporation
Project Description: LRA Constructors was engaged during the preconstruction process to help UniFirst Corporation, a multi-national, billion-dollar industrial laundry company with over 200 locations in North America and Europe, schedule and coordinate logistics for upgrades to their 45,000 SF facility in Albany, Georgia, while maintaining their current operations. With recent acquisitions of other laundry companies, the project had to be fast-tracked to accommodate regional capacity coming on board three months after construction start. The project consisted of major site improvements including doubling the parking capacity, new access drives and security gates, recessed dock areas for 10 vans and 3 tractor trailers and construction of retention pond with major storm system improvements. Also, the project included construction of two additions at north elevation, installation of new electrical service, construction of waste water treatment plant and major interior improvements consisting of lift installation, office renovations, finishes, lighting, HVAC including substantial duct additions for new equipment, plumbing, electrical and voice/data. Lastly, LRA Constructors provided complete evaluation and repairs to the existing 18 year old roof system.