Red Dog Mine

Northwest Arctic Borough, AK

Modern built a 4-story accommodation complex for the Red Dog Mine. Being near the top of the world brings specific challenges: temperatures of -75 degrees fahrenheit, with a wind, chill factor of -130 degrees fahrenheit, wind gusts up to 120 mph, and a permafrost earthen shell. Workers experience 24 hours of daylight during the summer and 24 hours of darkness during the winter. All materials were barge transported from the plant to the site over 45 days. The only site access for the construction crew was to be flown in. All modules were placed into position in just five days. The entire project was completed in just over six months, from engineering to occupancy.

FLOOR PLANS

SPECS

Dimensions

74′ x 36′

Building Area

10656 Square Feet

Foundation

Refrigerated Pilings

ABOUT MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

Modular buildings are prefabricated, portable and customizable structures, which can be temporary or permanent. Sections of the building called modules are built in a factory controlled environment. Once completed each module or section is transported and set in the desired location. The following are just a few industries the have benefited from the efficiency of modular construction:

  • Education
  • Commercial/Retail
  • Multi-Family Housing
  • Public Safety
  • Pre-Schools/Daycare
  • Healthcare
  • Religious
  • Government
  • Disaster Relief
ABOUT MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

Modular buildings are prefabricated, portable and customizable structures, which can be temporary or permanent. Sections of the building called modules are built in a factory controlled environment. Once completed each module or section is transported and set in the desired location. The following are just a few industries the have benefited from the efficiency of modular construction:

  • Education
  • Commercial/Retail
  • Multi-Family Housing
  • Public Safety
  • Pre-Schools/Daycare
  • Healthcare
  • Religious
  • Government
  • Disaster Relief

WHY CHOOSE MODERN?

  • We are known throughout the industry for being synonymous with quality, craftsmanship, and value for over 48 years. Our top-of-the-line manufacturing process and our personalized services has set us apart for all these years.
  • We can take care of everything! All operations: design, engineering, planning, manufacturing, transportation and assembly of your building can all be done in-house. We are a true one-stop shop for modular building construction.
  • Don’t pay for dealer or middle-man markups. We are the longest running and ONLY factory direct modular building manufacturer in Oregon, Washington, and California.

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