Commercial Steel Shop Building in Helena, Montana

Sunward Steel Buildings, Inc., was proud to manufacture and supply this pre-engineered steel shop building for a customer in Helena, Montana, in June of 2013.

Currently, the metal building serves as a commercial shop for the Helena Snowdrifters, a local snowmobiling club that works to promote the sport of snowmobiling while building an appreciation for it among younger generations. In addition to providing and promoting year-round opportunities and services for snowmobile enthusiasts, club members assist the surrounding community with a variety of environmental efforts throughout the year, from managing the trail-grooming efforts of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks to assisting with weed-spraying efforts intended to control the spread of knap weed, thistle, and other noxious weeds found throughout the Helena National Forest.

Affordable, Reliable Steel Construction

Often engineered for municipal, recreational, and numerous other uses, prefabricated metal buildings present affordable, sustainable alternatives to traditional wood construction. Generally cheaper and faster to erect than wood buildings, pre-engineered steel building packages save buyers substantial money on construction and maintenance costs, and buyers can also customize their buildings in terms of doors, windows, insulation, aesthetic features, and so on in accordance with their personal or business needs.

This particular steel shop serves as a home base and meeting place for members of the Helena Snowdrifters, giving the region’s snowmobile enthusiasts and club administrators a safe, covered space to come together. Part of Lewis & Clark County, the city of Helena is the Montana state capital. The community lies about 113 miles from Missoula and about 98 miles northwest of Bozeman.

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Building Specifications

Offering the strength and durability life in Montana requires, the commercial shop building is comprised of premium-quality steel parts, and it stands 39’x57’x14’ in size. Stone Beige in color, the building features a broad clear span, which eliminates unnecessary interior obstructions, thereby freeing up more usable interior space.

A robust, corrosion-resistant roof comprised of Galvalume metal panels sits overhead, offering a 1:12 roof pitch, and the steel shop also features (2) framed openings; (1) 12’x12’ overhead opening enclosing (1) 12’x12’ overhead door and (1) 3070 walk door opening enclosing (1) 3070 walk door. Other notable features added in compliance with regional building codes, and with regard for local climate characteristics, include a 30-psf snow load and a 90-mph wind speed rating.