This $721 million design-build project involves constructing one 10-mile high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane northbound on Interstate 405 from Interstate 10 to U.S.-101. The project will realign existing on and off ramps, reconstruct or modify 23 bridge and ramp structures, build approximately 18 miles of retaining walls, and perform road improvements on the adjacent city streets.
The Community Hospital in Fairfax, Mo. is a designated Critical Access Hospital built to consolidate the operations of existing community health services into one location. The hospital features 16 private rooms, a 24-hour emergency department, laboratory services, radiology services and physical, occupational and speech therapy services.
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.
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) awarded Kiewit-Alarie, a Partnership (KAP), the design-build contract for the redevelopment of the Wawaitin, Sandy Falls and Lower Sturgeon hydroelectric Generating Stations (GS) on the Upper Mattagami River and the Hound Chute GS on the Montreal River.
PSE&G selected KHMA, a joint venture comprised of Kiewit Power Constructors, Henkels & McCoy, and Aldridge Electric, to construct the Bergen-Linden Corridor Overhead project. Designed to replace the existing double circuit 138kV transmission system from Bergen to Linden with a double circuit 345kV transmission system, the project will eliminate electric system capacity issues in northern New Jersey and provide better power quality in the region. PJM Interconnection determined the new transmission system was necessary to ensure reliable electric service, eliminate anticipated transmission constraints, and respond to PJM/Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) mandated infrastructure expansion. The KHMA team is responsible for removing the existing transmission lines and lattice structures, clearing, temporary access roads and bridges, erosion and sedimentation controls, foundation installation (drilled piers and vibratory caissons), steel pole erection, hardware and insulator installation, conductor, shield wire stringing, and fiber optic splicing.
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.
The $9.5 million rehabilitation project included the complete removal and rehabilitation of seven horizontal, axial flow pumps. For the Pump Stations S7 and S8 project, Kiewit also had to re-machine the propellers and replace bearings, reconfigure the pumps basins, and a telemetry package.
Kiewit completed Calgary's first design-build transportation project on schedule in August 2003. The $59 million widening, interchange and corridor upgrade was finished without a recordable accident. An extensive partnering effort with key stakeholders provided crews ample room to work without causing major traffic delays.