Principle Construction Corp. completed two buildings totaling 70,000 square feet, which serve as administrative, maintenance and operations for Saia LTL Freight, a multi-regional less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier that operates 148 terminals in 34 states.
The two new buildings at at 2260 S. Midlothian Road near Grayslake, Illinois were completed from the ground up on 33 acres of land. The first building is a 51,000-square-foot 16′ clear height structure that features more than 100 truck dock locations and 9,560 square feet of office space.
The second building also features 16′ clear height, 19,000 square feet of shop/maintenance area and a fueling facility with six trailer service bays, six tractor service bays and two wash bays. Improvements to the site included an automated snow scraper, a truck scale and concrete pavement that will serve as parking for 94 automobiles, 294 trailers, 34 tractors, 30 dollies and block heater stations for 62 tractors.
Principle’s Ken Lattanzi served as the Sr. Project Manager; Mark Frane was the onsite Superintendent. Larry L. Christian Architects was the designer of the project. Cushman & Wakefield’s Jim Kueck served as Saia’s Owner Representative.