Smith's Food & Drug High Bay Crane Replacement
Client: Smith's Food & Drug
Completion Date: November 2013
Building Size: 65,000 Sq. Ft.
Scope of Services
Serving as the Construction Management team, Bluestone Construction oversaw the installation of concrete,
miscellaneous metals including platforms, handrails, bollard and guard-rails and new power distribution to crane
and conveyor control panels as well as overall coordination with the crane and conveyor supplier. In order to remove
the existing stacker cranes and install new cranes, individual sections of the existing roof deck were removed and
then replaced with new deck sections. This included removing existing metal roofing and roof insulation down to the
existing roof deck. The scope of the project also included demolition of existing conveyors and cranes and installation
of new heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
• Contract Administration
• Construction Management
• Project Cost Estimating
• Budget Control
• Design Coordination
• Field Supervision
• Project Closeout
Bluestone Construction was contracted to manage the replacement of pallet storage cranes and
conveyors used in an Automatic Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) for the high bay portion of
Smith's Layton distribution warehouse.
In addition to providing field supervision and accounting support, Bluestone Construction provided
coordination of subcontractor agreements directly with Kroger including Witron Logistics, the automation
contractor. Bluestone Construction administered preconstruction meetings, weekly progress meetings, monthly
control meetings to monitor work progress and project close-out.
Bluestone Construction, LLC
13500 Pearl Road #114
Strongsville, Ohio 44136
(440) 268-8500 Telephone
(440) 268-8502 - Fax