APRIL 2014: Ground Improvement & Site Grading
Anticipated Community impact: 4 of 5 (noise and trucks)

Here’s what will be going on for the next few weeks at our Asheville brewery site:

Ground Improvement – Work on our aggregate pier ground improvements will wrap up in the next several days.  We anticipate working this weekend (April 5th/6th) to finish this work and move out equipment ahead of off-site import of soil.

Site Grading – on site grading will continue into early May.  Our “screening” piles of rock and concrete rubble along Craven Street will be crushed and reused on site as well.

Soil Import – Assuming weather cooperates next week (Mon, Apr 7th), we will begin importing soil to elevate the building pad above the floodplain as part of our site grading activities.  Most of the trucks will be coming to and leaving the site via the Craven/Riverside route going toward US 19/23 north.  This period of work will be intense as we will be working roughly dawn until dusk on weekdays with some Saturday work likely.  We anticipate this work to wrap up by mid-May.

Looking Ahead – we will hold our building groundbreaking celebration on May 2nd with building foundation work to start immediately afterward!  Exciting times

SITE SAFETY – Please be aware, this is an active and secured construction site.  Thank you for respecting the safety boundaries of the site.


If you have questions or concerns, please send us an email AshevilleBrewery@NewBelgium.com or leave us a voicemail at 888-598-9552.  We will get back with you.  Also, you can find answers to FAQs here.


  • Weather conditions will impact work efficiency.
  • The majority of work will be done Monday through Friday during hours approved by City noise ordinances.

Saturday work days will be leveraged to address schedule delays and/or accommodate subcontractor availability.  In these instances, we will make every effort to begin construction no earlier than 8 a.m.

Due to weather and scheduling, there may be the need to work an occasional Sunday. We will do everything possible to avoid this scenario and we will observe the same limited hours as a Saturday operations should this occur. We appreciate your patience during this busy time of construction!

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