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    City of Davenport


    The Rundown

    The city of Davenport, Iowa, uses a fabric structure as a city bus barn. The municipal building uses R-25 insulation and a skylight to control ongoing energy costs. Multiple overhead doors make it accessible by bus and staff.

    Feature Details

    • Building size: 70 ft x 300 ft
    • Gray painted rigid frame system
    • 18-in overhangs with mesh soffits
    • R-25 insulation and liner on roof and walls
    • Leak-proof fabric skylight
    • Six framed and wrapped large door openings
    • Four insulated personnel doors with lights, ADA handles and panic bar
    • 25# snow load, 90 mph windspeed, wind exposure C
    • Building use: Bus storage


    Automotive, State & Municipal


    21,000 sq ft


    Davenport, IA




    Legacy was one of the only companies that could construct to that height.

    We needed a structure this big to be able to do maintenance inside, and we needed something we could erect quickly and meet all our requirements. Legacy was one of the only companies that could construct to that height.

    Jason Berzansky US Steel

    It was a good experience working with Legacy.

    Our transportation system requires the diesel buses to be stored in a facility to keep them warm and protected from the elements. Legacy's customized fabric structure design was able to fit our purposes. Their in-house installation crew put up the building very quickly. They're easy to work with and willing to help, and the communication with the city and responsiveness throughout the project was very good.

    Joe Balge Davenport Department of Public Works

    It was a seamless process.

    The crew was so professional, polite, on time and hardworking. It was amazing to see how much they got done. There were weather delays and they still finished early. It was a seamless process, and a pleasure to work with this group.

    Andrew Morley AGC Automotive
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