Construction News

Construction News

  1. I-95 Project Awarded to Flatiron-Fred Smith Company Joint Venture for $236,460,000

    I-95 Project Awarded to Flatiron-Fred Smith Company Joint Venture for $236,460,000

    NCDOT has officially awarded the joint venture of Flatiron and Fred Smith Company with the next phase of widening I-95. The project runs from exit 71 to exit 81, exactly 8.9 miles long, and is set to begin this fall with an estimated completion date of 2026. This phase of widening puts the NCDOT one […]

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  2. RCC Project Durham

    RCC Project Durham

    Fred Smith Company is currently preparing a site in southwest Durham that was previously a series of 48 tobacco warehouses dating back to the 1930’s.  When complete, the site will house a 410000 square foot warehouse with infrastructure for both the new warehouse and 2 future warehouses.  Fred Smith Company is building 6 segmental retaining […]

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  3. Seaforth High School

    Seaforth High School

    Seaforth High School is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2021 and is sited to meet current and future student growth in the northeast quadrant of Chatham County and the eastern side of Jordan Lake.  The new school and its site encompass roughly 75 acres of land and the design includes a building area […]

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  4. Willow Springs High School

    Willow Springs High School

    The Willow Springs High School site started out as an old farm field with a watering pond in the middle surrounded by woods on two sides.  The first phase of the project started by installing five erosion control ponds and perimeter silt fence and quickly moved into clearing and dewatering the pond to allow for […]

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  5. RDU Taxiway

    RDU Taxiway

    In November of last year, Fred Smith Company completed the Taxiway Alpha rehabilitation project. This was a very important project for the future expansion of RDU. The project consisted of grading, underdrain, milling, new electrical and placement of over 52000 TNS of asphalt. Even though we had the wettest year in recorded history, the project […]

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  6. Chatham Park (US-64) Interchange Project

    Chatham Park (US-64) Interchange Project

    One of our Public teams put their construction skills to use with this project in Chatham Park (Pittsboro, NC).  The US-64 interchange project started August 2018 and consisted of grading, erosion control, retaining walls, paving, drainage, 1.2 miles of ramps, and three bridges.  As of today this project only lacks final paving/pavement markings before it […]

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  7. White Oak Greenway

    White Oak Greenway

    Our Public division specializes in all facets of projects, but also has a passion for greenway trail projects.  This White Oak Greenway project was completed in October 2018 and consisted of grading, utilities, drainage, paving, temporary stream crossings, solder piles, CIP walls, segmental walls, landscaping, concrete paths, and precast concrete boardwalks. 

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  8. Helping Build Raleigh’s Newest Golf Attraction, Drive Shack

    Helping Build Raleigh’s Newest Golf Attraction, Drive Shack

    Drive Shack is the first of its kind in the Raleigh area, with only one other location complete in Orlando, Florida.  In Raleigh, NC our Drive Shack team is hard at work completing the sitework for the new driving range that is slated to open in the summer of 2019.  Despite all the weather challenges, […]

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  9. TheeDesign Launched Our New WordPress Website

    TheeDesign Launched Our New WordPress Website

    Fred Smith Company is proud to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website, built by TheeDesign, a Raleigh web design and internet marketing company. Our newly redesigned website is built around WordPress, an easy to use but powerful content management system that allows our team to make content, image and video updates with just […]

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