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LeJeune Steel Teams up with Opus to work on Medtronic CRM South

LeJeune News
August 14, 2006 - LeJeune's ability to commit to an aggressive 16-week schedule was key to securing the job. This office building stands 8 stories tall in the new, Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm Management facility expansion in Mounds View, Minnesota. The Mounds View facility marks the second major expansion project in the past five years for Medtronic. The LeJeune fabricated and built 460,000 square foot Corporate World Headquarters opened in Fridley in 2001.

Project Team
CM: Opus
Architect& Engineer: Opus Group
Steel Erector: Sowles Co.

This new Opus, Design-Build campus consists of multiple phases. The total plan is for 1.5-million-square-feet of office and light manufacturing. Once completed in 2007, over 3,000 Medtronic CRM employees will be situated at the campus.


LeJeune fabricated over 1,600 tons of structural steel in their Minneapolis Shop. Engineering and Drafting was also completed in Minneapolis by LeJeune's "in-house" professional staff. The building features a "Link" corridor for access to adjacent structure. The Link is framed at all eight levels. Composite metal deck is prevalent throughout the 383,500 square foot building. The steel braced frame comprises of six bays of Chevron style hallow structural steel sections. The pre-cast facade is be supported by steel outriggers shop attached to the LeJeune Columns.

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