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Location: Medina, OH
Cost: $1.5MM
Schedule: April 2019 – November 2019
Architect / Engineer: Luminaut
Client: Rumpke Waste & Recycling
Services: Upgrades and Modifications, Concrete, Steel

SSRG has a long history of successful partnerships with Rumpke Waste & Recycling. So when Rumpke’s operations in Medina County, Ohio, required upgrades, they called SSRG.

The facility needed comprehensive structural and functional modifications, but needed to remain occupied at all times. SSRG completed the project using the Design-Build model, working with architect Luminaut. It was completed using public funding and with no interruption to public service capacity.

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The old warehouse did not have the structural integrity to support the new recycling sorter Medina invested in. In order to accommodate the new machine, many modifications were needed, both to support the new machine and to improve functionality.

This recent project required careful rigging around active machinery

Worker walking through new recycling machine
This image of a worker walking through the new recycling sorter was captured by Foreman Jeff Keller and was featured in the national publication Engineering News-Record’s 2019 Year in Construction photo contest.

The largest scope was concrete. Modifications to the tipping floor improved funcionality of the space. The tipping floor is where trucks dump their loads for estimators to scoop and load into compactors. SSRG’s crew modified the tipping floor to make it a drive-through area. They also made pits so that all trucks could unload on one side of the building. This streamline traffic flow helps with production and efficiency.

Other scope included reinforcing the structural framing, doors, and new cut-outs in the walls for conveyors. The crew also completed building envelope modifications, as well as pouring parking lots and driveways.

The team completed the project successfully, with no impact on the operations of the facility or the surrounding campus.

New recycling sorter at Rumpke Medina
View of top of new recycling sorting machine
Worker walking through new recycling machine
rebar grid before concrete pour on Rumpke Medina tipping floor
Repaired doorways at Rumpke Medina facility
working on steel beam pre-installation
installation of steel beam at Rumpke facility in Medina
steel beam installed in Rumpke facility in Medina
cutting prefab metal siding
Site work and grading at Rumpke Medina
Concrete pour at Rumpke Medina
pour slab of concrete at Rumpke Medina
framing to pour new concrete wall
Concrete pour at Rumpke Medina
preparing to pour new bollards in facility
Poured concrete bollards

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