The Korte Co. has begun work on a $92.5 million design-build distribution center project for the U.S. Postal Service in Portland, Ore.

The 818,000-square-foot project includes a processing and distribution center with administration, maintenance and employee support areas. The distribution facility features areas specified for a Business Mail Entry Unit and Postal Inspection Services.

The building consists of a workroom housing fixed mechanization equipment and postal automation equipment and a mail platform with a 92 dock positions.

Also included in the project is a 29,000-square-foot vehicle maintenance facility with 15 service bays, two body shops and a full-service wash bay.

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