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Port Authority Resource Center

Port authorities are uniquely located, with needs that are unlike any other landlocked facility. McElroy Metal understands this and offers solutions for building or updating your shipping and transportation infrastructure. Check out our videos and case studies to learn what we can do for you!

Questions? You can also contact our Recover Manager Charlie Smith.


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We Are Port Authority Pros

McElroy Metal understands that a port authority/port district oversight committee faces numerous challenges in operating transportation infrastructure. In addition to having a laundry list of tasks to manage when overseeing the import/export of goods and international travel, these tasks have to be accomplished on a tight budget.

Maintaining the port district’s infrastructure can be difficult, time-consuming, and costly, especially when it comes to building and roofing repair. We know that port authorities often take the brunt of Mother Nature, and protective measures against coastal storm damage can be costly and time-consuming to install.

Whether you’ve been affected by a storm, or just want to renovate a warehouse, expand your offices, or build a new facility, McElroy helps port authorities with a variety of top-quality products, including our Metal Recover Systems, metal siding, and metal roofing.

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Video Resources for Port Authorities

To help you pick the right metal products for your port district, we’ve put together some videos that will help you pick the right solution for your next construction project!

Case Studies for Port Authorities

Coastal locations really take a toll on port authorities, especially following a major weather event. Our case studies reveal how port authorities and other facilities have benefited from using McElroy products.

Port of New Orleans

Find out how McElroy Metal performed a complete metal-over-metal recover on the 140,000 square foot, Hurricane Katrina-damaged Seventh Street Wharf in less than five months.

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Southwest Airlines

The 70,000 square foot facility in Orlando, FL had taken a beating over the years from tropical storms and Hurricane Charley. Read how McElroy Metal’s metal-over-metal recover came to the rescue.

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Want to Discuss Your Port Authority Project?

Charlie Smith, McElroy Metal’s Recover Manager, understands the ins-and-outs of even the most complex projects. You can reach him at 832.368.6290 or just complete the form and he'll get back to you shortly.

About Charlie Smith


Charlie Smith is one of the industry’s foremost authorities on metal roofing recover systems. He holds several patents in the recover field including both metal-over-metal and metal-over-shingle solutions, and recently co-wrote the new RCI Metal Roofing course. At McElroy Metal, Charlie focuses on educational and product development efforts to help the roofing industry push the envelope in developing creative solutions with metal.

Contact Charlie Today!