Dollywood

Multiple Projects

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

JAI has provided architectural and engineering services to Dollywood since 2007.

Train Depot renovation
Year completed: 2007
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson

One of the park’s original attractions, the Dollywood Express provides guests a scenic five-mile ride behind one of the park’s authentic coal-fired steam engines. The Train Depot renovation amplified the depot’s presence in the park and improved guest accessibility.

Mystery Mine Washrooms
Year completed: 2008

Birds of Prey renovation
Year completed: 2008
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson

JAI designed a renovation of the existing theater and exhibit as well as an addition to house the birds on-site. This project required extensive coordination to allow the facility to operate while under construction.

River Battle
Year completed: 2008

JAI served as the architect of record for River Battle, located in Timber Canyon, where guests are taken on a raft ride armed with a water soaker gun. Passengers take aim at each other, stationary targets and onlookers along their journey.

Splinter’s Trailside Snacks
Year completed: 2008
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

Splinter’s is a food vendor with 11 buildings throughout the park.

Adventure Mountain
Year completed: 2010
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

JAI served as architect of record for Adventure Mountain, which became the country’s largest challenge course with more than 140 obstacles, including a gushing geyser, narrow cliff ledge, ropes courses and swinging bridges. Camp Teachittoomee is a ropes course for little ones.

Red’s Drive-In expansion and renovation
Year completed: 2011, 2016
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

Located in the nostalgic ’50s area of the park, Red’s has been a mainstay since 1994. In 2011, JAI served as architect of record for a significant dining room expansion and reconfigured patio, entry and sauté station/condiment bar that maintained the character of the original diner. In 2016, JAI designed an expanded outdoor seating area. These projects required extensive coordination to allow the facility to operate while under construction.

Lightning Rod
Year completed: 2017
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson, Josh Biden

JAI served as architect of record for Lightning Rod, the world’s first launched wooden roller coaster.

Whistle Punk Chaser
Year completed: 2017
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson

JAI served as architect of record for junior coaster Whistle Punk Chaser.

Wildwood Grove
Year completed: 2019
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson, Shannon Elliott, Kevin Brown, Rebecca Ware

JAI served as architect of record for Wildwood Grove, a $37 million expansion that is the largest capital investment in the park’s history. Using the latest building information modeling (BIM) project processes and best practices, JAI and its consultants completed the construction document set for 19 individual structures in the Wildwood Grove project in just four months through prompt communication and file sharing practices.

PROJECT DETAILS

JAI has provided architectural and engineering services to Dollywood since 2007.

Train Depot renovation
Year completed: 2007
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson

One of the park’s original attractions, the Dollywood Express provides guests a scenic five-mile ride behind one of the park’s authentic coal-fired steam engines. The Train Depot renovation amplified the depot’s presence in the park and improved guest accessibility.

Mystery Mine Washrooms
Year completed: 2008

Birds of Prey renovation
Year completed: 2008
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson

JAI designed a renovation of the existing theater and exhibit as well as an addition to house the birds on-site. This project required extensive coordination to allow the facility to operate while under construction.

River Battle
Year completed: 2008

JAI served as the architect of record for River Battle, located in Timber Canyon, where guests are taken on a raft ride armed with a water soaker gun. Passengers take aim at each other, stationary targets and onlookers along their journey.

Splinter’s Trailside Snacks
Year completed: 2008
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

Splinter’s is a food vendor with 11 buildings throughout the park.

Adventure Mountain
Year completed: 2010
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

JAI served as architect of record for Adventure Mountain, which became the country’s largest challenge course with more than 140 obstacles, including a gushing geyser, narrow cliff ledge, ropes courses and swinging bridges. Camp Teachittoomee is a ropes course for little ones.

Red’s Drive-In expansion and renovation
Year completed: 2011, 2016
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

Located in the nostalgic ’50s area of the park, Red’s has been a mainstay since 1994. In 2011, JAI served as architect of record for a significant dining room expansion and reconfigured patio, entry and sauté station/condiment bar that maintained the character of the original diner. In 2016, JAI designed an expanded outdoor seating area. These projects required extensive coordination to allow the facility to operate while under construction.

Lightning Rod
Year completed: 2017
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson, Josh Biden

JAI served as architect of record for Lightning Rod, the world’s first launched wooden roller coaster.

Whistle Punk Chaser
Year completed: 2017
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson

JAI served as architect of record for junior coaster Whistle Punk Chaser.

Wildwood Grove
Year completed: 2019
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson, Shannon Elliott, Kevin Brown, Rebecca Ware

JAI served as architect of record for Wildwood Grove, a $37 million expansion that is the largest capital investment in the park’s history. Using the latest building information modeling (BIM) project processes and best practices, JAI and its consultants completed the construction document set for 19 individual structures in the Wildwood Grove project in just four months through prompt communication and file sharing practices.





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Dollywood

Multiple Projects

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Client

The Dollywood Company

Size

150

Completion

Ongoing

Cost

Services Provided

Master Planning
Architectural Design
Key Personnel

Brandy Hatmaker,Daryl Johnson,Emily Haire,Jeff Williamson,Josh Biden,Kevin Brown,Rebecca Ware,Shannon Elliott

Awards

Lightning Rod: Amusement Today Golden Ticket Awards, Best New Ride, 2016
Lightning Rod: No. 1 on Coaster101.com’s list of Top 10 Wooden Coasters of the Decade, 2019

Address(es)

2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd.,Pigeon Forge,Tennessee,37863
Rooms

Housing Units

Seats

Consultant(s)

Structural
Haines Structural Group (formerly Chad Stewart & Associates, Inc.)
M, P, FP
Facility Systems Consultants, LLC
Electrical
Facility Systems Consultants, LLC

Reference(s)

Dollywood

Multiple Projects

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

JAI has provided architectural and engineering services to Dollywood since 2007.

Train Depot renovation
Year completed: 2007
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson

One of the park’s original attractions, the Dollywood Express provides guests a scenic five-mile ride behind one of the park’s authentic coal-fired steam engines. The Train Depot renovation amplified the depot’s presence in the park and improved guest accessibility.

Mystery Mine Washrooms
Year completed: 2008

Birds of Prey renovation
Year completed: 2008
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson

JAI designed a renovation of the existing theater and exhibit as well as an addition to house the birds on-site. This project required extensive coordination to allow the facility to operate while under construction.

River Battle
Year completed: 2008

JAI served as the architect of record for River Battle, located in Timber Canyon, where guests are taken on a raft ride armed with a water soaker gun. Passengers take aim at each other, stationary targets and onlookers along their journey.

Splinter’s Trailside Snacks
Year completed: 2008
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

Splinter’s is a food vendor with 11 buildings throughout the park.

Adventure Mountain
Year completed: 2010
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

JAI served as architect of record for Adventure Mountain, which became the country’s largest challenge course with more than 140 obstacles, including a gushing geyser, narrow cliff ledge, ropes courses and swinging bridges. Camp Teachittoomee is a ropes course for little ones.

Red’s Drive-In expansion and renovation
Year completed: 2011, 2016
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

Located in the nostalgic ’50s area of the park, Red’s has been a mainstay since 1994. In 2011, JAI served as architect of record for a significant dining room expansion and reconfigured patio, entry and sauté station/condiment bar that maintained the character of the original diner. In 2016, JAI designed an expanded outdoor seating area. These projects required extensive coordination to allow the facility to operate while under construction.

Lightning Rod
Year completed: 2017
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson, Josh Biden

JAI served as architect of record for Lightning Rod, the world’s first launched wooden roller coaster.

Whistle Punk Chaser
Year completed: 2017
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson

JAI served as architect of record for junior coaster Whistle Punk Chaser.

Wildwood Grove
Year completed: 2019
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson, Shannon Elliott, Kevin Brown, Rebecca Ware

JAI served as architect of record for Wildwood Grove, a $37 million expansion that is the largest capital investment in the park’s history. Using the latest building information modeling (BIM) project processes and best practices, JAI and its consultants completed the construction document set for 19 individual structures in the Wildwood Grove project in just four months through prompt communication and file sharing practices.

PROJECT DETAILS

JAI has provided architectural and engineering services to Dollywood since 2007.

Train Depot renovation
Year completed: 2007
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson

One of the park’s original attractions, the Dollywood Express provides guests a scenic five-mile ride behind one of the park’s authentic coal-fired steam engines. The Train Depot renovation amplified the depot’s presence in the park and improved guest accessibility.

Mystery Mine Washrooms
Year completed: 2008

Birds of Prey renovation
Year completed: 2008
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson

JAI designed a renovation of the existing theater and exhibit as well as an addition to house the birds on-site. This project required extensive coordination to allow the facility to operate while under construction.

River Battle
Year completed: 2008

JAI served as the architect of record for River Battle, located in Timber Canyon, where guests are taken on a raft ride armed with a water soaker gun. Passengers take aim at each other, stationary targets and onlookers along their journey.

Splinter’s Trailside Snacks
Year completed: 2008
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

Splinter’s is a food vendor with 11 buildings throughout the park.

Adventure Mountain
Year completed: 2010
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

JAI served as architect of record for Adventure Mountain, which became the country’s largest challenge course with more than 140 obstacles, including a gushing geyser, narrow cliff ledge, ropes courses and swinging bridges. Camp Teachittoomee is a ropes course for little ones.

Red’s Drive-In expansion and renovation
Year completed: 2011, 2016
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Daryl Johnson, Jeff Williamson

Located in the nostalgic ’50s area of the park, Red’s has been a mainstay since 1994. In 2011, JAI served as architect of record for a significant dining room expansion and reconfigured patio, entry and sauté station/condiment bar that maintained the character of the original diner. In 2016, JAI designed an expanded outdoor seating area. These projects required extensive coordination to allow the facility to operate while under construction.

Lightning Rod
Year completed: 2017
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson, Josh Biden

JAI served as architect of record for Lightning Rod, the world’s first launched wooden roller coaster.

Whistle Punk Chaser
Year completed: 2017
Services provided: Architectural Design
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson

JAI served as architect of record for junior coaster Whistle Punk Chaser.

Wildwood Grove
Year completed: 2019
Services provided: Architectural Design, Construction Documents
Key personnel: Jeff Williamson, Shannon Elliott, Kevin Brown, Rebecca Ware

JAI served as architect of record for Wildwood Grove, a $37 million expansion that is the largest capital investment in the park’s history. Using the latest building information modeling (BIM) project processes and best practices, JAI and its consultants completed the construction document set for 19 individual structures in the Wildwood Grove project in just four months through prompt communication and file sharing practices.





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