BJC Solar Canopy

BJC Solar Canopy

St. Louis, MO Ben Hur was contracted to fabricate and erect the structural steel support for a solar canopy on top of an existing precast parking structure on the BJC Campus in St. Louis, MO. The project consisted of 400 tons of galvanized structural steel, and installation of light gauge Super Purlins, which supported 4547 solar panels provided by our customer for the project, Day and Night Solar. Lightweight specialized hoisting equipment was required due to limited site conditions and load capacities of the garage. This success on this project has led to more opportunities with Day and Night Solar....

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Centene East Parking Garage

Centene East Parking Garage

Clayton, MO The largest precast parking garage Ben Hur has erected. Thirteen levels; 1,700 structural pieces and 170 cladding pieces. The ground level of the garage is 50 feet below grade and the adjacent street. The job required substantial temporary bracing and to the minute load scheduling due to the highly congested urban...

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C-17 Two Bay Corrosion/Fuel Cell Hangar

C-17 Two Bay Corrosion/Fuel Cell Hangar

Pittsburgh, PA Ben Hur was contracted to erect the structural steel and miscellaneous iron at the Pittsburgh Air Reserve Station for the conversion of the base from the C-130 aircraft to the C-17 aircraft operation and maintenance. The project design and oversight was performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The structure consisted of a two bay hangar and three mechanic shop buildings (approximately 2,800 tons, 115,000 sf with 18 trusses spanning 204′). The conversion of the 911th Airlift Wing from the C-130 aircraft will accommodate up to eight C-17 aircraft when complete. The C-17 aircraft will be maintained and operated at the 445th Airlift Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio until the project is complete....

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University of Notre Dame Indoor Practice Facility

University of Notre Dame Indoor Practice Facility

South Bend, IN 111,400 square foot indoor practice facility for the University’s Football, Men’s Soccer, and Women’s Soccer programs. The facility includes 13-211′-0″ clear span trusses that required crawler cranes to hold the truss while a third crane erected the fill in steel. In addition to the steel scope we also erected 336 structural precast panes that will be used to support the masonry exterior....

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Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs

Louisville, KY Ben Hur was contracted to erect 486 pieces of precast at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.  This precast Colonnade consisted of columns, spandrels, and decorative caps all placed to aid in crowd control and bring a fresh new look to the Iconic facility.  The new Colonnade seamlessly flows to accommodate entry and exit gates, a new main ticket area, security offices, shipping gates, and screen walls to hide the main electrical transformers.   The highlight of the project is the new Main Entrance which consists of arched spandrel panels set between decorative columns and ornate topping pieces....

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