Blue Ridge Area Food Bank
The Gaines Group
Phase 1 is a new 2-story building approximately 7574 SF of new construction to the existing facility, and all site work. Demolition of the existing office is included in Phase 1. Phase 2 is the renovations to the main warehouse. Demolition of the existing salvage room wall and new rack system layout work is included in this phase. Phase 3 is a 6133 SF addition for the salvage/clean room area at the rear of the project. Phase 4 to be new rack system layout for the Shenandoah Warehouse, new interior office spaces, the Volunteer Vestibule and restrooms. The existing site is restricted by two easements at the front of the property-power line and setback. The new office building has been located no closer to the easements than the current office building. The front parking is designed to not exceed the current number of parking spaces although the configuration of the parking has been modified. New parking spaces will be provided at the rear of the property with a sidewalk added along the east side of the facility to connect the rear parking to the front of the building. The building foundation includes spread footings with masonry foundation walls. The main floor is a concrete slab on grade and the superstructure is masonry bearing and steel stud framed with bar joists and deck for the 2nd floor and roof. The floor to floor height is 13’0″. The roof will be an EPDM mechanically fastened roof on rigid insulation. The exterior skin has metal siding with lick-n-stick stone on the stair wall. All exterior windows are fixed aluminum with insulated glazing and the entrance vestibule is aluminum storefront with a roof and attached canopy at the entrance. The Salvage/Clean room building foundation includes spread footings with masonry foundation walls. The main floor will be a concrete slab on grade. The superstructure will be structural steel with 4″ insulated panels with an inside clear height of 28 feet.