Luckett & Farley has provided architectural and engineering services for a wide range of additions, renovations, and new construction at the Ford Motor Company Kentucky Truck Plant totaling hundreds of millions of dollars and including a five million SF expansion to the Commercial Light Truck Project.

Our designs have included:

  • Quality control documents
  • Facility engineering
  • Maintenance and production
  • Battery charging room and canteens
  • Industrial, process, and plant engineering
  • Body, trim, paint, and chassis offices
  • Real estate/lease negotiations
  • Conference areas, lobbies, and corporate office space
  • Training and fitness center
  • Equipment and monitor rooms

We also designed a 130,000 SF 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 included:

  • Relocation of existing plant 
  • 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 and 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 included:

  • Site planning, roadways, truck marshaling and logistics, and 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, and 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

Construction Management