Hillsdale Fabricators was the prime steel contractor responsible for the fabrication and erection of approximately 3,500 tons of steel. The primary trusses measured 406 feet in length. This 721,000-square-foot facility seats more than 22,000 people and is the home of the University of Louisville men’s and women’s basketball programs. The multi-purpose venue also accommodates a […]
Hillsdale fabricated 130 stop logs and a lifting beam to the oldest public port on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, the Port of Pine Bluff. Prior to shipping, our quality team function tested the lifting beam mechanism and balanced each stop log to ensure all components were operational.
Hillsdale fabricated temporary sliding steel girders for relocation of a new steel truss superstructure. The structure was moved 55 feet laterally onto its permanent, newly rehabilitated piers using a technique called bridge sliding. The team slid the 2,428-foot-long structure along steel rails and plates into place, making it the longest bridge slide in North America.
Hillsdale Fabricators was selected to fabricate new flood gates and permanent closure structures to protect the St. Louis riverfront against flooding from the Mississippi River. Using our nearby river yard, we prefabricated and shipped the project’s large swing gates. We worked closely with USACE and installation contractor Kienlen Constructors to address design and logistical issues […]
This challening project consisted of a 7-story structural steel expansion and two 12-story structural steel seismic bays to reinforce the existing hospital. The addition was built above the hospital’s only entrance to its loading dock and ambulance garage, which had to remain in operation during the project. This scenario was further complicated by the fact […]
Hillsdale Fabricators was selected as the prime erector and a sub-fabricator for the University of Missouri’s Mizzou Arena. Project scope included barrel roof trusses and column and roof beam framing. The arena project was the largest construction project in the history of the University and features capacity for more than 15,000 fans, with 26 state-of-the-art […]
Enterprise Center (formerly known as the Kiel Center, Savvis Center and Scottrade Center) is home to St. Louis Blues Hockey and many other sports and entertainment events. The sleek, technologically-advanced 12-story sports and entertainment center adjoins the existing 1930’s Kiel Opera House and sits on the site of the former Kiel Auditorium. Hillsdale Fabricators performed […]
Hillsdale fabricated and erected 25,000 tons of steel for the K+S Legacy Mine Project. Built near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, it is the first greenfield potash mine in the area in nearly forty years. In addition to its isolated location, project challenges included a fast-track schedule that peaked during the winter, where high winds battered […]
In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina sent surges of water into the New Orleans Inner Harbor Navigation Canal. The water overflowed canal walls and levees, causing major destruction. To protect the city and her people from hurricane damage in the future, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers initiated construction of the Seabrook Gates Complex across the […]
Hillsdale supplied 20,000 tons of steel for the Kearl Froth Project, a key component at the Oil Sands development operated by Imperial Oil. Fabricated at our 250,000-square-foot facility in St. Louis according to Canadian Welding Bureau standards, steel for the 500+ modules was then shipped to Edmonton for assembly. In addition to fabrication and delivery, […]