The region of York located North of Toronto has been experiencing a rapid growth. VivaNext has been developed to facilitate community transit. The work consists of widening 4.2 kilometres along Highway 7 between Highway 400 and the GO Bradford/Barrie Railway line in the city of Vaughan.
This design-build project is 3.3 kilometre widening of Davis Drive in Newmarket's business core to add two dedicated center bus lanes in the corridor as rapidway. The work in this tight corridor includes design and construction of a new boulevard, road widening, retaining walls, box culverts extension, bridge replacement and railway crossing widening.
The team of Kiewit Australia and Ertech was awarded the general services contract for the Wheatstone LNG project located in Ashburton, Western Australia. Kiewit’s scope includes installation and maintenance of underground and aboveground utilities, construction and maintenance of roads and laydown areas, site support, and procurement of materials.
The $19 million Biological Research and Diagnostics (BiRD) Facility was built for the University of Alaska - Fairbanks (UAF) Biological and Computational Sciences program. The 40,500-square-foot veterinarian administration space serves as a central animal research and diagnostic facility for small arctic animals, birds and fish. Special attention was given to energy use for this arctic facility by integrating air-to-air heat recovery systems, high-efficiency lighting, occupancy sensors and other energy saving systems while meeting the strict National Institute of Health guidelines for laboratories.
The Hubbard Gorilla Valley Complex is a world-class, state-of-the-art primate breeding and exhibit facility completed in April 2004. The existing facility, built in 1966, was too small to meet the needs of animals and curators. The new facility enhances the zoo's reputation in gorilla conservation by expanding the gorilla population and providing areas for reproductive research and health programs.
Kiewit completed a $33.5 million contract to repair El Portal Road in Yosemite National Park after several days of heavy, warm rains combined with record flows in the Merced River caused extensive flooding and washed out the road in 19 locations.
The $9.5 million rehabilitation project included the complete removal and rehabilitation of seven horizontal, axial flow pumps. For the Pump Stations S7 and S8 project, Kiewit also had to re-machine the propellers and replace bearings, reconfigure the pumps basins, and a telemetry package.