Legacy partnered with Agriland FS to design a unique building with separate space for bulk storage, loading and driving heavy equipment. This custom building design means maximum space for multiple operations without wasted square footage.
- 48 ft x 103 ft + 84 ft x 80 ft + 129 x 60 ft (19,404 total sq ft)
- Each frame designed to support 350# conveyor and catwalk load
- Ventilated with 10-in overhang with mesh sofft and ARV roof ventilators
- All steel components are hot dip galvanized
- ExxoTec™ Elite fabric cladding
- Precast concrete panels along walls and storage bins
- 25 psf snow load, 105 mph wind load, wind exposure C, enclosed, full exposure
- Building use: Bulk fertilizer storage
19,404 sq ft
The new building will protect the salt supply.
It will be protected from being compromised by wind and precipitation. Once the general contractor completed the footings and floors, Legacy installed the fabric building very quickly, in about two weeks. It was a very positive process with professional communication between Legacy and Dewberry throughout the project.
Legacy was very easy to work with.
The old buildings used tubular steel, and no matter what you do, the salt gets inside the tubes and corrodes them. They came out here with their crew, rented all their equipment, and erected the buildings in three weeks flat – a week ahead of schedule. It's a stand-up company.
Everything that Legacy said they were going to do, they did.
We obviously had contracts, but the overall feel was kind of like the olden days, where you felt you could just take somebody at their word. Price is a major factor in any purchase decision. But we didn't blink at having to pay a little more for the Legacy structure. Sometimes you have to spend more to get a higher quality building. The installation was very smooth. Legacy's in-house crew worked in cold winter conditions, and they erected the building within five days. They were a very professional group, and I'd highly recommend them. We like the sidewall columns going straight up instead of curving down like in our hoop buildings. First off, it lets us put more product in there. And our front-end loaders can get much closer to the walls and drive straight down the sides. It gives us more working room and increases our efficiency. In the long run I think this will be a building that requires less maintenance. Legacy was so outstanding to work with that I didn't even bother looking at pricing elsewhere.
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