A Kiewit-led partnership completed its last phase of a six year contract with Cartier Wind Energy by erecting the last of a total of 354 GE 1.5MW SLE windmills, scattered throughout 4 different wind farms in the Gaspésie region: Baie-des-Sables, Anse-Ã -Valleau, Carleton and Gros-Morne.
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.
For the 3 MGD Charles E. Meyer Desalination Plant, Kiewit led BOP design and construction of the projects facilities, structures and infrastructure. The revitalized plant and overall system uses state-of-the-art technology and incorporates design and construction practices – in all facilities and systems – to reduce electrical demand and environmental impacts, while providing a critical water supply for the City.
To ensure the stability of the suspension cables at Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Kiewit installed dehumidification systems and replaced bridge deck joints to prevent water infiltration. During construction, absolutely no damage was done to the cables due to extensive coordination and planning by crews.
Olympus included the fabrication and integration of a 5,000-ton, 192 person-on-board (POB) living quarters for the Shell Olympus Topsides located in the Gulf of Mexico. The structure includes four levels plus an elevated helideck. This 50,000-square-foot facility sailed away in the summer of 2013 following integration.
Major challenges on this $40 million project included working in the middle of one of the busiest taxiways at the world's fourth largest airport, within 500 feet of departing aircraft and around live utilities. The project realigned Taxiway C and lengthened Sepulveda Boulevard, an adjacent six-lane highway.
Kiewit, performed aircraft apron and runway repairs at this air station for the U.S. Navy. For the runway repairs, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command recognized Kiewit with an award for achieving significant cost savings by recycling existing materials.
The Fort Wainwright Barracks is a more than 100,000-square-foot, three-story, 276-person barracks comprised of two-bedroom apartments with full kitchen and dining areas, and a core unit with a lobby, mail room, recycling and vending. The second story houses a recreation area with large south-facing windows that view the Alaska Range.
The Antelope Station Grid Switching Expansion Project will allow an existing generating station to switch between the SPP and ERCOT grid systems. Kiewit Engineering and Design is designing the switch to a grid configuration consisting of a single-breaker, double-bus.