The project consisted of a 15,000 square-foot Tenant Improvement at the Village Pointe Medical Center. The Ambulatory Surgery Center houses four new operating rooms and two procedure rooms serving patients in the areas of pain management, plastics, ear, nose & throat, allergy, gastrointestinal and general surgery.
The Crooked River Gorge Bridge is the country's first segmentally cast, temporarily cable-stayed, single-span arch bridge. It features two lanes in each direction, as well as a center median. The arched, concrete structure is 535 feet long, 79 feet wide and spans 295 feet above the Crooked River.
Beartooth Highway serves as a vital link to the western route of Yellowstone Park. A rain-on-snow event in mid-March 2005 caused the road to be heavily damaged. Under a $15.2 million design-build contract, Kiewit completed reconstruction of 12 miles of the highway in just 16 weeks.
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.
A best-value selection process was used to select a Kiewit-led team to construct South Dakota's first design-build highway project. A 15-month construction window was established to minimize disruption on this 6.9-mile loop of Interstate 229. Despite one of the harshest winters in Sioux Falls' history, Kiewit finished 31 days ahead of schedule.
In November 2014, Kiewit Mining Group entered a 10-year contract to provide contract mining services for the Walnut Creek Mine. The operation includes an 80-cubic-yard dragline, a 20-cubic-yard mass excavator, an 18-cubic-yard hydraulic backhoe and a fleet of 150-ton end-dump trucks to move more than 20 million cubic yards of material annually. The captive lignite operation can produce more than 2 million tons of lignite per year and incorporates a blending program that provides consistent quality lignite to fuel two 150-megawatt circulating-fluidized-bed power plants.
Imperial Oil's Kearl Oil Sands project is located 70 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, in the Athabasca oil sands region. Kiewit provided all the labor, construction equipment and bulk materials to build the Froth Treatment Facility and Flare Silo for this major oil sands project.