published Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Under Construction: Pepsi expands Chattanooga footprint

Pepsi delivery trucks are parked nearby a warehouse under construction at the Pepsi Bottling Group plant on Amnicola Highway in Chattanooga.
Pepsi delivery trucks are parked nearby a warehouse under construction at the Pepsi Bottling Group plant on Amnicola Highway in Chattanooga.
Photo by Alyson Wright.

Name: PepsiCo's warehouse and loading dock expansion.

Location: 3609 Amnicola Highway.

Status: The site has been excavated to prepare for moving the outside wall by 20 feet to accommodate another loading dock. The building will be expanded toward Stein Construction Co.'s current office.

Investment: About $200,000.

Features: The work will add two loading docks with truck doors and loading ramps and approximately 1,100 square feet of warehouse space to improve offloading capacity and efficiency inside the loading space.

It will enable Pepsi to handle more trucks at a time and give the company more warehouse space.

Contractor: Stein Construction.

about Ellis Smith...

Ellis Smith joined the Chattanooga Times Free Press in January 2010 as a business reporter. His beat includes the flooring industry, Chattem, Unum, Krystal, the automobile market, real estate and technology. Ellis is from Marietta, Ga., and has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication at the University of West Georgia. He previously worked at UTV-13 News, Carrollton, Ga., as a producer; at the The West Georgian, Carrollton, Ga., as editor; and at the Times-Georgian, Carrollton, ...

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