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Frito-Lay Distribution Center Building
Frito-Lay Distribution Center Building
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DBD Structures supplied and erected a custom designed Star Building Systems manufactured steel framing system for this Project including rigid frames, open web steel joists, cold rolled roof purlins and structural metal roof deck.

The structural system combined the manufactured steel framing system with site-cast concrete, tilt-up wall panels.

The manufactured steel rigid frames at the warehouse portion of the building provide clear spans of 95 feet and 25 feet, providing maximum flexibility for loading/unloading, warehousing and retrieval of product.

The structural metal deck at the warehouse area was fastened to the cold rolled roof pulins with structural screws to increase project safety and improve project schedule performance by allowing other trades earlier access to the areas under the roof. Connections between the steel framing and concrete tilt-up panels were field welded.

Due to the Project?s location at the north end of the main runway at Oakland International Airport, the FAA required a non-reflective roof system on the building. In response to this requirement, a single ply membrane with insulation board over a structural metal deck was used in lieu of the standard prefinished metal panel with roll-batt insulation roof system typically supplied with Star Building Systems? manufactured steel framing system.

DBD Structures received Star Building Systems? Year 2002 Master Builder Award for this Project.


Frito-Lay Distribution Center Building
1450 South Loop Road
Alameda, CA
Frito-Lay, Inc., Owner
The Haskell Company, General Contractor
The Haskell Company, Architect
William Schmidt, Structural Engineer
55,000 SF
Star Buildings