Kiewit Pacific Co. is constructing the existing surge shaft in two phases to install 550 vertical feet steel pipe 96 inches in diameter. The team engineered and performed the water treatment, collection system and road improvements.
This design-build project included widening 10 miles of two-lane roadway to a four-lane divided highway; six AASHTO girder wildlife bridges; and new construction or extension of 16 box culverts. The work included 1.7 million cubic yards of excavation; more than 200,000 tons of asphalt paving; 8,500 feet of culvert piping; and constructing a 2,000-foot-long runaway truck escape ramp.
Ibberson was contacted by Buhler, Inc. of Minneapolis to construct a slipformed flour mill for Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. This state-of-the-art flour mill would be used for training milling students around the world. Through past successful projects with Buhler, we became the primary contractor for this project. Buhler, Inc. is a milling equipment supplier and process designer based in Switzerland with an office in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
In 2008, TIC, a subsidiary of Kiewit, completed installation of a refurbished coker unit that was dismantled by TIC at a California refinery and relocated by Sinclair to Wyoming. TIC installed a total of eight major systems for this particular project: coker unit, two sulfur recovery units, two amine recovery units, sour water stripper, coke handling system, and 180 ft. flare system. TIC also built the entire project footprint—foundations, paving, structural steel, coker derrick structure, and several decks.
The PKI Holland Computing Center included the retrofit of existing computer classroom space into data center space. The project included the installation of two new generators and 1,500 KVA/450KW UPS system. An APC in row cooling and power distribution system was also installed.
Due to the wrath of Hurricane Ivan on September 16, 2004, nearly a quarter mile of the two-lane double span I-10 concrete bridge spanning Escambia Bay was torn apart. A joint venture quickly responded to the $33 million design-build reconstruction effort amid one of Florida's hardest hit areas.
This multi-phased project consisted of renovating existing medical office space into 20 adult intensive care units and support areas. The project was completed directly adjacent to functioning surgery and lab areas, requiring close coordination with Medical Center staff throughout the project.
A Kiewit-led joint venture completed the civil, mechanical and electrical design and construction of this $28.4 million 50-megawatt (MW) powerhouse. Throughout construction, the team emphasized the need to work toward a common goal by holding partnering sessions with project participants.
The Lorikeet Adventure and the Avian Propagation Center was a $6 million project for the Denver Zoo. The Lorikeet Adventure has a 3,500-square-foot open-air walkthrough aviary to see the lorikeets up close and the Avian Propagation Center is one of the largest of its kind in the country to date.
Kiewit Pacific Co. completed Phase II of a $42 million contract to improve water quality and plant operations at the Penitencia Water Treatment Plant. The project scope included the construction of a two-story, 7,200-square-foot ozone generation building, an ozone contractor structure and a liquid oxygen storage and vaporizer structure.