The city of Phoenix and Sky Harbor International Airport awarded Kiewit this project. Close coordination with air operations was critical to allow for continuous airline movement at all times. During the 1,030 construction days, project personnel worked more than 220,000 hours without any recordable incidents.
This $27 million contract provided electrical work for the 5.8-mile extension of San Diego's Mission Valley East light rail transit system. Crews were responsible for the overhead traction power system, traction power substations, railroad block signaling system and equipment, and various communications systems.
The $71 million Washington State Convention and Trade Center expansion included construction of a new 370,000-square-foot, structural steel, precast clad building. The new expansion contributed 156,000 square feet of additional convention space and 95,000 square feet of enclosed space for the future Museum of History & Industry. The building is connected to a new hotel and parking structure by over street walkways with enclosed skylight roof systems and a barrel arch canopy.
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.
Kiewit and joint venture partner IHI were awarded an EPC contract for the Cove Point LNG Export Project, which involves construction of liquefaction facilities for exporting LNG at the existing Cove Point LNG Terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, MD. Together, the new and existing facilities will provide bi-directional import and export capabilities at Cove Point.
This project provided the ability to supply untreated Central Arizona Project (CAP) water from the Union Hills Water Treatment Plant to the Cave Creek Water Reclamation Plant, utilizing approximately 5,000 LF of 24-inch HDPE pipe.
Located 5 miles southwest of downtown Memphis, the Allen Combined-Cycle Plant is a 1,100 MW natural gas-fired power plant that replaces Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) almost 60-year-old Allen Fossil Plant. Kiewit was the EPC contractor for the new 2x1 combined-cycle facility, which features two GE 7HA.02 combustion turbines and a Toshiba steam turbine.
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.