Contractor starts work at Great Dane site

Rendering of new Great Dane facility
Rendering of new Great Dane facility

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - Evans General Contractors recently broke ground on the new Great Dane manufacturing facility in Statesboro.

Construction on the 450,000 square-foot project is expected to be complete in October of 2011.

The facility is expected to produce more than 4,000 refrigerated trailers annually. The refrigerated trailer manufacturing plant will employ more than 400 area residents and provide a boost to the local economy in Bulloch County.

The total project costs an estimated $35 million.

Great Dane announced the building of the new plant in August.

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