This fast-track $25 million project involved design and construction of a bridge to provide access to the Fort McMurray tar sands operations in Northern Alberta. An innovative design allowed the 391-metre, five-span bridge to be completed 14 months sooner than anticipated.
Indianapolis Power and Light Company (IPL) provides electric service to more than 470,000 users in the area and surrounding communities, with Petersburg and Harding Street Plants, the company’s two biggest plants, accounting for a majority of that generation. In order to meet EPA Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) compliance, IPL is retrofitting five units at these sites with new environmental control equipment.
The UNO Community Arena consists of a 219,249 square foot sports and recreation facility. The arena serves over 7,500 people for hockey events, and 8,000 for basketball and volleyball events. Other uses of the facility will include graduations, community recreation, athletic competition, and entertainment events such as concerts and the circus.
Completed by Kiewit under a design-assist contract, the Island Pacific Academy was the first private school built in Kapolei. The $4.7 million, two-story, 28,000-square foot school accommodates pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students and provides a nearby alternative to the private schools in Honolulu.
TIC, a Kiewit subsidiary, was awarded the lump sum contract to construct an expansion to the existing natural gas compressor facility near Douglas, Wyoming. The scope of work consisted of all associated structural, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation work.
The iStructure Tempe project involved the construction of a 60,000-square-foot building including a 31,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art data center built to withstand the effects of a natural disaster. The facility infrastructure included multiple UPS systems, redundant generators and a backup water supply system.
Kiewit Pacific Co. was awarded an $18 million contract to rehabilitate 12 rectangular primary sedimentation tanks. Crews will replace grit slurry piping and grit overflow piping in grit handling areas as well as constructing related structural, mechanical and electrical work.
Needed for safety and traffic improvements, this $17.7 million rail grade separation project involved excavating a massive 6,000-foot-long by 28-foot-deep trench in Solana Beach, Calif. The two-year project included construction of retaining walls, utility relocation, track installation, and erection of new platforms and bridge structures.