As the primary water source for the Contra Costa Water District, the Los Vaqueros Dam measures 1,000 feet across and 192 feet high. During construction, project personnel suggested a value engineering concept that considered the creation of rip rap from on-site oversized rock from the excavation. This resulted in more than 50,000 cubic yards of rip rap generated on-site.
This $89 million project involved the construction of a 15-million-gallon-per-day water reclamation plant and process facilities for the 2.9 million people in the San Diego area. Just months after award, the client doubled the plant's capacity and selected the on-site Kiewit Pacific Co. team to handle the additional work.
This design-build project included widening 10 miles of two-lane roadway to a four-lane divided highway; six AASHTO girder wildlife bridges; and new construction or extension of 16 box culverts. The work included 1.7 million cubic yards of excavation; more than 200,000 tons of asphalt paving; 8,500 feet of culvert piping; and constructing a 2,000-foot-long runaway truck escape ramp.
The ACI Worldwide office building is a three-story facility enclosing 165,625 square feet of office, data center, training room, cafeteria and exercise room space. The long-span, steel-framed structure provides column-free open office areas. The building is clad in two-tone precast concrete panels with aluminum windows featuring sun screens at south and west exposures.
This $16.7 million design-build project includes bulk fuel storage facility, a 20-person dormitory, and vehicle and range maintenance bays. The 2,800-square-meter complex has its own water, septic, power generation, communications, and fire protection systems.
University of Denver's Asbury Green student housing facility was the first LEED® certified multi-family housing project in Colorado. The 354 bed, four-level, wood-framed residence includes 171 units, with floor plans ranging from studio to four-bedroom apartments. Student common areas include a fitness studio, laundry facilities, and an interior courtyard featuring a fire pit and water feature. The facility also features a two-level, 257-stall underground parking structure.
Kiewit has completed multiple projects on Exempla Lutheran Medical Center’s campus, including renovation of a fully operational breast health clinic; renovation of an emergency department; and interior demolition and renovation of an existing medical office building to create a new infusion center. Kiewit has developed close relationships with the hospital staff which helps deliver work without negatively affecting hospital operations.
The Homestead Motorsports Complex consists of a 1.5-mile quad oval track, 2.2-mile infield road course track and five infield building structures. The $31 million project was built on a 350-acre site and was completed in time for the inaugural NASCAR race in November 1995.
The Central Mesa Light Rail Extension Project is a Federally-funded project consisting of approximately 3.1 miles double track alignment extending from the Central Phoenix/East Valley LRT project’s eastern limits to an end of line station on Main Street between Olive and Ashland, Mesa.