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Former Colonial Bakery

Asbestos Services | Demolition Services

EAI was contracted by Eighth South, LLC for the abatement and demolition of the former Bimbo/Colonial Bakery; Franklin Pike, Nashville, Tennessee for the future re-development of a Mixed-Use project – including residential development directed by Alliance Residential. The site was comprised of approximately 8 acres and 75,000 square feet of buildings (constructed various phases from the 1940’s). EAI’s scope of work (SOW) included the following:

  • Abatement of various asbestos containing materials including duct insulation, pipe/pipe joint insulation, debris within the tunnel, transite, and flooring/mastic;
  • Demolition of the various building phases, including steel, wood/brick, steel/wood and CMU. Internally, numerous equipment/components remained for demolition/salvage from the former bakery producing operations.
  • Installation of temporary construction fencing and erosion control devices
  • Demolition of various rooftop production/ventilating components unique to the bakery industry
  • Demolition of multiple vertical silos/tanks containing various baking materials, such as liquid sugar, cooking oil, etc.
  • Excavation and removal of hydraulic lift reservoir and on-site treatment system
  • Demolition/Removal of 50’ smokestack
  • Removal of asphalt and concrete parking, loading/unloading/ramping areas – including the coarse base material
  • Removal of on-site utilities identified in demolition areas
  • Project completed ahead of schedule – approximately three weeks early