Heavy Civil Projects

Chris-Hill has been fortunate to be involved in a number of major public and private civil projects in Shelby County and the surrounding areas over the past 55+ years. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Wolf River 14A Bridge In Snow
Wolf River 14A Bridge In Snow

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Elevated Concrete Boardwalk
Elevated Concrete Boardwalk

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Greenway Trail and Cable-Stayed Bridge
Greenway Trail and Cable-Stayed Bridge

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Wolf River 14A Bridge In Snow
Wolf River 14A Bridge In Snow

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Wolf River 14A Pedestrian Bridge

In 2021, Chris-Hill finished installing a major cable-stayed pedestrian bridge over the Wolf River. This bridge connected two major pedestrian trails in Memphis: the Wolf River Greenway and the Shelby Farms Greenline.

Finished Bridge Deck
Finished Bridge Deck

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Forming for Bridge Deck Concrete Pour
Forming for Bridge Deck Concrete Pour

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Installing Bridge Bent Foundations
Installing Bridge Bent Foundations

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Finished Bridge Deck
Finished Bridge Deck

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Arkabutla Spillway Bridge

A bridge was installed at Arkabutla Lake in MS to provide access to the Lake Office in seasons of high water. 

Connecting Concrete Slope Protection Grids
Connecting Concrete Slope Protection Grids

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Connecting Concrete Slope Protection Grids
Connecting Concrete Slope Protection Grids

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Fletcher Creek Slope Stabilization

A revetment system of interlocking concrete mats was installed to prevent erosion in this creek in Memphis.

Finished Gabion Basket Wall
Finished Gabion Basket Wall

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Finished Gabion Basket Wall
Finished Gabion Basket Wall

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Gabion Basket Wall

A gabion stone basket wall was used to reinforce a drainage ditch that was beginning to erode next to BNSF railroad tracks. Empty gabion baskets are set and then filled with limestone riprap to create a free draining gravity retaining wall.

Glycol Phase 1 Finished Product
Glycol Phase 1 Finished Product

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Getting Ready to Set Bridge Beams
Getting Ready to Set Bridge Beams

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Mass Excavation
Mass Excavation

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Glycol Phase 1 Finished Product
Glycol Phase 1 Finished Product

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Memphis International Airport Glycol Facility

Chris-Hill wrapped up a $27 million project at the Memphis International Airport in the fall of 2020. Construction of two airplane bridges and a vehicle access bridge were the major components of this project.

Shoring and Foundations Aerial View
Shoring and Foundations Aerial View

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Setting of Formwork for Foundation Walls
Setting of Formwork for Foundation Walls

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Shoring and Installation of Concrete Columns
Shoring and Installation of Concrete Columns

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Shoring and Foundations Aerial View
Shoring and Foundations Aerial View

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Memphis International Airport Control Tower

Chris-Hill installed shoring and the foundations for the new control tower at the Memphis International Airport.

Gomaco Paver
Gomaco Paver

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Finished Pavement
Finished Pavement

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Gomaco Paver
Gomaco Paver

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CN Intermodal Gateway Paving

Chris-Hill paved a concrete roadway around the CN intermodal railyard in Memphis, TN.

Finished Pavement
Finished Pavement

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Paving in Progress
Paving in Progress

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Finished Pavement
Finished Pavement

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Wolf River Greenway 14A Concrete Paving

A portion of this pedestrian walkway consisted of paved concrete. Concrete pavement was installed with our Gomaco paver.

Finished Culvert
Finished Culvert

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Pouring the Culvert Walls Using a Travelling Form System
Pouring the Culvert Walls Using a Travelling Form System

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Finished Culvert
Finished Culvert

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BNSF Drainage Arches

A three-barrel storm water drainage culvert was installed under the BNSF intermodal yard in Southeast Memphis.

Finished Hatchery Ponds
Finished Hatchery Ponds

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Finished Pumps Filling the Ponds
Finished Pumps Filling the Ponds

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Finished Hatchery Ponds
Finished Hatchery Ponds

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Pump Station for North MS Fish Hatchery 

Chris-Hill was the General Contractor on construction of a new fish hatchery in Sardis, MS.

Finished MSE Wall
Finished MSE Wall

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Finished MSE Wall
Finished MSE Wall

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Airport Fire Station MSE Retaining Wall

An MSE (mechanically stabilized earth) retaining wall was installed as a decorative retaining wall for the Memphis International Airport Fire Station.

Finished Sound Wall
Finished Sound Wall

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Setting Panels
Setting Panels

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Pre-Casting Concrete Panels
Pre-Casting Concrete Panels

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Finished Sound Wall
Finished Sound Wall

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Amazon Sound Wall

Chris-Hill cast and set concrete panels and installed drilled shafts with steel columns for a design build sound absorption wall at a new Amazon distribution facility in Memphis, TN.