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A Central District Water Plant
PROJECT NAME
  • Buckhead Atlanta Central
    District Water Plant
PROJECT LOCATION
  • Atlanta, Georgia
PROJECT TEAM
  • Owner: Oliver McMillan
  • General Contractor: Balfour
    Beatty Construction
  • Architects: Smallwood, Reynolds,
    Stewart, Stewart and Associates
    Inc. / Gensler / Papageorge
    Haymes Partners
  • Engineer: Jordan &
    Skala Engineers
  • Contractor: McKenney's, Inc.
SPECIALIZATIONS
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Pipe Shop Prefab
  • Sheet Metal Shop Prefab
MARKETS
  • Retail
  • Mixed-use & Multifamily
  • Central Plants

cKenney's helped revive a multi-stage project—including a central district water plant—for the Buckhead Atlanta luxury destination.

THE CHALLENGE

Among the many complexities involved with the project, the central water plant, ductwork and plumbing needed to serve three parcels spanning one-and-a-half blocks on a busy urban street, each with a different completion schedule.

This was to be accomplished using equipment that had been stored for over three years.

THE SOLUTION

To keep everything on track, McKenney's enlisted Building Information Modeling technology for virtual construction, coordination and clash detection between the trades. The team then installed the water plant along with prefabricated plumbing and underground piping at various stages of the project to supply

the infrastructure for the entire development. McKenney's tested and evaluated the dormant equipment—and made updates and repairs—to return them to like-new performance.

THE RESULTS

Despite the change in owner and designs, staggered completion schedules and the multiple city blocks scope, the project is progressing as scheduled, on budget and is operating per design expectations.

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Atlanta, Georgia 30316
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