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.
This $28.4 million project to construct three new buildings at Hickman Air Force Base included a flight simulator facility, squadron operations facility and consolidated maintenance complex. The 14-month project included extensive environmental conservation measures to protect land, water, wildlife and air resources.
Kiewit completely reconstructed three miles of Lejuene Road and Northwest 21st Street. The $81 million project included the construction of 11 bridges and associated ramps to prevent airport traffic from using Lejuene Road and also gives traffic direct access to SR-836 and SR-112.
Over a 13-year period, Kiewit has constructed $132 million worth of taxiways, runways and terminals at the DFW Airport. In June 1995, Kiewit completed reconstruction of the $2.2 million Taxiway K project. This taxiway, a major eastside artery, involved reworking the subgrade and demolition and removal of 15,000 square yards of 17-inch-thick concrete taxiway.
This project transformed a 96,000-square-foot building which had previously sat empty for two years into a state-of-the-art behavioral healthcare facility. The scope of work included a complete interior demolition and renovation, and all new mechanical, electrical, control, security and network systems. The center features 32 immediate crisis beds for a week or shorter stays and 32 long-term beds for three- to four-week stays for a total of 64 private rooms.
The $21 million Maui Marketplace project involved the masonry construction of a 300,000-square-foot retail space on a 20-acre site. Five major retail tenants and a branch bank, added to the contract during construction, occupy the space. The scope of work included placing 2,200 concrete masonry unit blocks a day, totaling more than 200,000. The team's 30 crew members placed the blocks using 600 linear feet of E-Z Scaffold.
Considered one of the largest design-build highway projects in Colorado history, the $191 million Northwest Parkway Toll Road opened to traffic on November 24, 2003, five weeks ahead of schedule. The project encompassed more than 9 miles of roadway alignment and includes 26 bridges and three toll plazas.