Tunica County, Mississippi
Allen & Hoshall provided design and construction administration services for the SXP Pipe Extrusion Plant located in Tunica County, Mississippi.
Site work included construction of engineered-fill embankments and soil improvements utilizing rammed-aggregate piers (GeoPiers). The project included design of Schulz Blvd., the entrance road to the complex.
The manufacturing building is an 184,000 sq. ft. facility with bay heights of 60’ in the hot mill and 40’ in the finishing mill. The building includes equipment pits up to 40’ in depth, and extensive dewatering was required during pit construction. There is one 50 ton crane and six 10 ton cranes in the facility. The building has precast concrete tilt-up panels and insulated metal panels.
The Corporate Office and Training Facility is a 16,800 sq. ft. facility. It has walls constructed of composite metal panels over insulated walls.