Kiewit, one of the largest transportation contractors in North America, constructs and upgrades interstate; highways and bridges; rail lines and rail yards; urban mass transit systems; and airport runways, taxiways and associated facilities. Kiewit’s capabilities are reinforced by one of the largest privately-owned fleets of construction equipment in North America, which enables the company to rapidly mobilize the necessary resources for any project. Engineering News-Record (ENR) consistently ranks Kiewit among the top transportation contractors in the United States. In 2015, Kiewit was ranked the No. 2 contractor in transportation, as well as No. 2 in bridges and mass rail, and No. 3 in highways. During the past 10 years, Kiewit constructed 1,000 transportation projects totaling nearly $30 billion in contract revenue. About 70 percent of these projects were delivered using negotiated procurement methods, including best value and A+B bids.
Major challenges on this $40 million project included working in the middle of one of the busiest taxiways at the world's fourth largest airport, within 500 feet of departing aircraft and around live utilities. The project realigned Taxiway C and lengthened Sepulveda Boulevard, an adjacent six-lane highway.
The Union Station Transit Improvement Project is transforming Denver's historic Union Station into a regional multi-modal transportation hub. The 19.5 acre, $374 million project is located in downtown Denver and includes an underground bus terminal (23 FT below grade) containing 22 bus slips; 40,000-square-foot underground passenger concourse; eight-track commuter rail station; and the relocation of the existing light rail station.
The vivaNext - H3 Project is part of York Region Rapid Transit Corporation's plan for the next generation of rapid transit. The project includes the construction of rapidways — dedicated centre bus lanes — and 22 state-of-the-art station platforms. The 6.4-kilometre project will transform the Highway 7 corridor into a visually appealing and pedestrian-friendly environment.
This $22.5 million, 1,025-foot-long wharf extension at the National City Marine Terminal radically increased the cargo-handling capacity, permitting simultaneous berthing of two 700-foot-long ships capable of carrying as many as 2,000 vehicles each.
Kiewit completed this $8.9 million project to replace a 34-year-old air traffic control tower one month ahead of schedule. At an elevation of approximately 7,000 feet, crews constructed a new control tower, base building, emergency generator building and fuel containment area.
In December 2008, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) selected Kiewit, Stacy & Witbeck, Reyes, Parsons (KSWRP), a joint venture, to design and construct the approximately nine-mile, six station LTR from Bachman Station on the Green Line in northwest Dallas to Belt Line Road, located south of DFW Airport.
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.