Construction of Shelby County Health Department building ahead of schedule

Wealth of minority contractors propelling construction to early finish

By Updated: September 23, 2019 6:51 AM CT | Published: September 22, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Construction worker Adrian Tinajero measures sheet rock during construction of the new $25 million Shelby County Health Department building on Sept. 16, 2019. The project is expected to be finished several months ahead of schedule.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Construction worker Adrian Tinajero measures sheet rock during construction of the new $25 million Shelby County Health Department building on Sept. 16, 2019. The project is expected to be finished several months ahead of schedule. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

In building the new Shelby County Health Department building, Turner Construction has exceeded the county's goals for minority contractors and is on track to finish the building weeks ahead of deadline.

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Alisa Haushalter Lee Harris Shelby County Shelby County Health Department Shep Wilbun
Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers Shelby County government for The Daily Memphian. A Memphis native, Linda has covered local news for more than 20 years as a reporter for The Commercial Appeal.


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