Daimler Trucks Proving Grounds


Project Description

Owner:Daimler Trucks North America
Architect:CIDA Inc.
Completion Date:Summer 2017
Contract Type:Private CM/GC

Scope of Work

Construction of a multi-purpose truck testing facility on an 80 acre site in Madras, OR.  The project consists of a durability test track, and a 32,966 square foot shop and office building covering approximately 36 ½ acres of the parcel.  The durability track will contain two interconnected tracks including various events (surface topography) designed to test Class 6, 7 and 8 trucks by simulating actual driving conditions the trucks may experience in highway driving.  The shop and office building will be one structure consisting of slab on grade, concrete tilt up panels, steel post and beam, steel roof joists, and an interior steel mezzanine to create a second level for office and conference room space.