This $550 million, 7-mile highway project included the challenges of balancing an aggressive job schedule with exceeding the tough erosion and sediment control standards of Maryland throughout several stream valleys and a 2-mile-long environmental special protection area.
Kiewit and joint venture partner IHI were awarded an EPC contract for the Cove Point LNG Export Project, which involves construction of liquefaction facilities for exporting LNG at the existing Cove Point LNG Terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, MD. Together, the new and existing facilities will provide bi-directional import and export capabilities at Cove Point.
Kiewit completed Calgary's first design-build transportation project on schedule in August 2003. The $59 million widening, interchange and corridor upgrade was finished without a recordable accident. An extensive partnering effort with key stakeholders provided crews ample room to work without causing major traffic delays.
The $10.8 million renovation of Arnett Hall was the first step in renovating all of the buildings in the University of Colorado Boulder’s Kittredge Complex. The 56,000-square-foot, 210-bed student resident hall features one-, two, and three-bedroom suites as well as offices, common areas, lounges, laundry rooms and storage spaces. Each residence hall also includes academic classrooms and study areas.
The BlueCross Centre is a 316,000-square-foot, 10-story building with an adjacent three-story parking garage. The garage contains 1,195 parking stalls and consists of poured foundations, shear walls and ramps, precast columns, precast tees (post topped) and architectural spandrels.
The Alyeska Resort featuring The Hotel Alyeska provides first-class, year-round accommodations for tourists from around the world. Crews constructed a new 315,000-square-foot, nine-story European-style, 308-room ski resort hotel with two independent pavilions, 15,000 square feet of meeting space, a banquet-style ballroom, and a connecting walkway to the new tram terminal.
The $11 million project involved installing 7,000 linear feet of pipeline, a two-million-gallon concrete reservoir, a booster pump station, consisting of five vertical turbine pumps, water treatment facilities, a new arsenic treatment system and a well development. To increase the station's water distribution pressure, crews constructed each zone with three 100-horsepower and two 75-horsepower vertical turbine pumps with variable frequency drives, which extend down 37 feet into a header, supplied with water from the bottom of the reservoir.
Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. (KIWC) was selected by the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) to provide Preconstruction Services for this CMGC project in Salcha, AK. The project calls for a 3,300 foot long steel bridge that crosses the Tanana River in addition to 300,000 cubic yards of riprap and 11,000 feet of levee along river’s eastern bank.