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.
Working at a depth of 80 feet, crews from Kiewit Pacific Co. pumped groundwater from the excavation site at a rate of 14 million gallons per day to construct New Natomas and South River Pumping Stations. The scope of work at each site involves excavation support, dewatering, constructing new below-grade and at-grade concrete structures and installing mechanical equipment.
The Florida Department of Transportation awarded this $75 million project to alleviate up to 40 percent of traffic on Interstate 4 through the Disney corridor. Kiewit constructed the toll State Road - 429 Western Beltway, as well as the associated ramps and state-of-the-art signature walls near the gantry.
As part of the extension of the Montreal metro to Laval, the Agence Métropolitaine de Transport awarded a $35.5 million contract for track and switchgear installation to a Kiewit-led partnership. Crews completed the work in 16 months, two months ahead of schedule.
Built for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, the 134,000-square-foot Anchorage Sport Fish Hatchery is the largest enclosed sport fish hatchery in North America. The hatchery raises more species of cold water fish in recirculating aquaculture systems than any other sport fish production facility in the U.S. King and and silver salmon, rainbow trout, arctic char, lake trout and arctic grayling are raised in the hatchery and are then stocked into rivers and lakes throughout the south central region of Alaska.
Kiewit Pacific Co. is constructing updates to the Waterman Treatment Plant originally constructed in 1974. The improvements will increase the plant's capacity from 15 million gallons per day to 30 million gallons per day. In an effort to modernize the plant, many of its facilities will be completely or partially torn down and replaced.
Part of restoring the Everglades to an ecologically balanced condition by reducing levels of phosphorous in the water created from farmland storm water run-off, the $2.3 million project included installing a new intake and pump station in Palm Beach County, Fla. Due to the remote location in the Everglades, Gilbert Southern Corp. maintained an on-site office throughout construction.
Known as the “Bridge of Glass,” the 500-foot-long Chihuly Pedestrian Bridge was constructed as part of Tacoma's downtown revitalization effort and houses more than $12 million worth of sculptural glass. Kiewit worked closely with Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the City of Tacoma, the Washington State Department of Transportation and Chihuly Studio to ensure this $3.9 million project was completed on time.