Former Colonial Bakery


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


{C}v  Abatement of various asbestos containing materials including duct insulation, pipe/pipe joint insulation, debris within the tunnel, transite and flooring/mastic;

{C}v  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;

{C}v  Installation of temporary construction fencing and erosion control devices;

{C}v Demolition of various rooftop production/ventilating components unique to the bakery industry;

{C}v  Demolition of multiple vertical silos/tanks containing various baking materials, such as liquid sugar, cooking oil, etc.

{C}v  Excavation and removal of hydraulic lift reservoir and on-site treatment system;

{C}v  Demolition/Removal of 50’ smokestack;

{C}v Removal of asphalt and concrete parking, loading/un-loading/ramping areas – including the coarse base material;

{C}v  Removal of on-site utilities identified in demolition areas; and

 v  Project completed ahead of schedule – approximately three weeks early.