Special Report: 2019 Michigan Manufacturing Announcement

FCA Mack Construction Site by the Numbers

Mack assembly site investment: $1.6 billion
Total number of new jobs: 3,850
Products: three-row, full-size Jeep® SUV and next-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee
Timing: End 2020
 
Site Details
Total pavement: 3,005,000 sq. ft. (~ 53 football fields)
Completed to date: 114,960 sq. ft.
 
Total underground piping: 30,100 LF
Completed to date: 7,691 LF
 
Total tons of dirt moved: 485,000 tons or 9,700 trucks
 
Total tons of stone brought to site: 375,000 tons or 7,500 trucks
 
BIW Building (Body Shop)
Building size: 646,600 sq. ft.
 
Percent of building uplifted: 95%
  • Demolition: 100%
  • Cleaning and painting: 100%
  • Floor polishing: 90%
  • Lighting replacement: 100%
  • Concrete slab replacement: 100%
Light fixtures installed: 1,525
 
Lineal foot of pipe being installed: 6,370 ft
 
10 new truck docks
 
General Assembly
Building size: 1,053,000 sq. ft.
 
95% of existing engine equipment has been relocated to Dundee
 
Percent of building uplifted: 10%
  • Demolition: 32%
  • Cleaning and painting: 18%
  • Floor polishing: 11%
  • Lighting replacement: 20%
  • Truss cuts: 14%
  • Truss reinforcements: 18%
Light fixtures installed: 3,150
 
Lineal Foot of Pipe Being Installed: 7,000 ft.
 
38 new truck docks
 
Paint Shop
Building size: 790,500 sq. ft. 
  • 1st Floor – “0 level” – 411,000 sq. ft.
  • 2nd Floor – “32’ Level” – 275,500 sq. ft.
  • Penthouse – “75’ Level” – 94,500 sq. ft.
  • Sub Station, Paint Mix and Sludge Rooms – 9,500 sq. ft.
299 caissons; some 120’ deep

11,868 cubic yards of concrete (Foundations)

30,000 cubic yards of concrete (Walls/Floors)

6,500 tons of structural steel

1,800 tons of reinforcing steel in concrete
 
Construction Statistics
Total construction man-hours to date: 239,313
Current 1st shift manpower: 590
Current 2nd shift manpower: 85
 
(8/13/19)