GRANTS PASS DOWNS EXPANSION AND UPGRADES

  • Project Type:  Horse Racing Track and Facility

  • Location:  Grants Pass, Oregon

  • Project Size:  1/2 Mile Racetrack and Surrounding Facilities

  • Completed:  2020 (Under Construction

  • Challenges:  Race track obtained commercial horse racing license in 2019 upon closure of Portland Meadows and had to quickly upgrade their facilities to commercial horse racing standards.  Required track lengthening, widening, substantial safety improvements, significant drainage upgrades, perimeter retaining walls, lighting, and coordination with the adjacent YMCA for parking lot reconfiguration. Project improvements are ongoing andwill also include a pedestrian tunner underthe track, improvements to the grandstands, and relocation of the paddocks/jockey room.