This C$53 million design-build project includes construction of a 16 km. four-lane divided highway and 11 bridges. Extremely challenging soil conditions required crews to undergo extensive pre-loading and monitoring in order to have the new highway open for two-lane traffic in September 2006.
This finance-design-build-operate project was one of the first public-private partnerships to reach financial close within the North American transportation market. Work involved upgrades to over 130 kilometres of the highway between Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, for safety and mobility improvements.
This $18.5 million project improved the San Gabriel Subdivision of the Metrolink track. A Kiewit-led joint venture constructed this 19-mile, six-lane toll road. The work included 80 bridges, 725,000 square feet of retaining walls, 32 million cubic yards of excavation and 11 interchanges. Despite an 18-month environmental delay, the design-build project team opened the road to traffic ahead of schedule.
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 exceeded expectations by completing this fast-track project in just 10 months. By working simultaneously on three sections of the road, crews were able to maximize productivity and complete the project early. The reconstructed stretch of U.S. 11 provides a safer route for motorists with more lanes, expanded shoulders and extended merge lanes.
Nearly 2 miles of Interstate 25 and Interstate 40 interchange were reconstructed and expanded under this $237 million contract. As part of the project, 55 bridges were built including eight new precast segmental fly-over bridges, 33 new concrete girder bridges and four structural steel girder bridges. Ten bridges were rehabilitated.
The $1.28 billion T-REX Project is the largest transportation contract in Colorado history. Designed and built by a Kiewit-led joint venture, the project included improvements to Interstate 25 and Interstate 225 and construction of transit lines. Additional work involved reconstruction of interchanges and bridges, a new drainage system and improved pedestrian and bicycle access.
In less than 18 months, a Kiewit-led joint venture completed Phase I of the Greater Toronto Area's first bus rapid transit system. The team developed innovative design solutions to meet the project's technological challenges including real-time electronic bus arrival displays and a computer-aided dispatch transit control center with GPS.
Kiewit partnered with Parsons to design and build the extension of A-25, Quebec's first public-private partnership (PPP) project in the transportation market. The extension was built to improve public transportation between Montreal and the North Shore as well as provide an alternate route for freight transportation.
The region of York located North of Toronto has been experiencing a rapid growth. VivaNext has been developed to facilitate community transit. The work consists of widening 4.2 kilometres along Highway 7 between Highway 400 and the GO Bradford/Barrie Railway line in the city of Vaughan.