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.
Completed in August 2003, the North Runway project was built in 66 different phases and routed through a series of existing warehouse taxiways to maintain access to active businesses. This $115 million project included constructing an 8,600-foot-long runway, two taxiways, drainage, demolition, utilities, electrical and communications work, and concrete and asphalt paving.
T.E. Ibberson Company (Ibberson) was contracted to build a new dry petfood plant. To date, the company had only been involved in cold packaging of pet food products. The new facility advanced the capacity of the company to produce dry pet food, opening up a new market for the company’s expanding business.
The Blue Cross Centre is a LEED® Silver certified 316,000-square-foot building built to combine company operations in one central location. The 10-story facility has capacity for 1,500 employees and features an employee wellness area, dining facility, administrative spaces and more.
Cherne, a subsidiary of Kiewit, has been working on major projects at the Wood River Refinery since 1997. Most recently, Cherne oversaw construction and construction management for the CORE Project after successful completion of a new hydrocrakcer and ultra light diesel units at this same refinery location.
In addition to site work, Kiewit Offshore Services Fabricated 32 modules weighing 15,000 tons for the CORE Project.
East Dam is one of three dams constructed for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's Eastside Reservoir program. Holding more than 260 billion gallons of water, the reservoir doubles Southern California's surface storage capacity. At 180 feet high and 1,200 feet wide at the base, East Dam is the longest of the three dams.
The Woodhouse renovations project involved the renovation and addition of multiple spaces at an auto dealership. The project included adding 3,500 square feet of showroom space, a 1,250 square foot parts receiving area and renovating a 40,000 square foot show room/office facility.