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Luckett & Farley has provided Architectural and engineering services for a wide range of both simple and complex additions, renovations and new construction at the Ford Motor Company Kentucky Truck Plant totaling hundreds of millions of dollars.

These projects have included a 5 million SF expansion to the Commercial Light Truck Project The following types of spaces have been designed and built for Ford Motor Company:

  • Quality Control Documents
  • Facility Engineering
  • Maintenance and Production
  • Battery Charging Room & Canteens
  • Industrial, Process & Plant Engineering
  • Body, Trim, Paint & Chassis Offices
  • Construction Management
  • Real Estate/Lease Negotiations
  • Conference Areas, Lobbies, and Corporate Office Space
  • Training and Fitness Center
  • Equipment and Monitor Rooms

A 130,000sf body shop building addition to accommodate tooling, conveyors and miscellaneous support facilities for the production of automotive bodies for the Ford Super Duty pick-up trucks. Project features include:

  • Relocating Existing Plant Perimeter Road
  • Design of Two New Rail Spurs to Serve the New Body Shop
  • Relocation of Outbuilding Including a Hazardous Waste Material Storage Facility

Luckett & Farley also provided a detailed facility study for a 1.2 million SF expansion project to Ford’s Truck Plant. The study included site, structural, architectural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical programming, preliminary and schematic design to define the scope of the expansion. The expansion was in the areas of stamping, body construction, paint, material handling and logistics, and final assembly. Study elements include:

  • Site planning, Roadways,Truck Marshalling and Logistics, Employee Parking
  • Structural Analysis, Studies and Design
  • Building Programming, Planning Concepts and Schematic Design
  • Agency Approval and Permitting Process Identification
  • Survey and Geotechnical Consultant Coordination

The Mechanical studies included the design for storm water, domestic water, process cooling water, gas, compressed air, sanitary waste and industrial waste.

The Electrical load studies included the distribution design including primary feeds, substations and bus ducts, preliminary systems distribution design, including communications, fire alarm, grounding and BMS strategy.

“The services your firm has provided have met or exceeded our expectations.”

Gary O’Nan
Ford Motor Company


"My compliments and thanks to you and your firm with best wishes for a successful project."

Timothy E. Pugh, P.E.
Rainshadow Engineering Co., P.S.

    Project Details

    Ford Motor Company

    Construction Value
    $600 million

    5 million SF

    Services Provided

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