Hailed as a “godsend” by The Wall Street Journal, 91 Express Lanes, the world's first fully automated toll road, is the result of a unique public-private partnership to improve California's transportation infrastructure. Completed in December 1995, the $126 million privately financed toll road project offers motorists four free-flowing lanes along the median of the Riverside (91) Freeway.
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.
A Kiewit-led joint venture provided sitework, precast and cast-in-place concrete services for Cardinals Stadium, home of the NFL's Arizona Cardinals, Super Bowl XLII, the annual Fiesta Bowl and other events. Kiewit also built the 63,500-seat stadium's unique rollout field that can be retracted from the stadium, allowing for rodeos and other events.
The removal and replacement of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's 10,000-foot-long 8R-26L Runway was completed in 60 days. The project included installation of underdrains, base materials and electrical lighting and repaving the runway with 20-inch-thick Portland cement concrete paving.
The $5 million petfood facility concept was formulated by the design team from T.E. lbberson Company (Ibberson) and the engineers from the Country Foods Division of Agway. The concept was then turned over to Ibberson's engineers and construction personnel who carefully worked through all stages of engineering, construction and start-up.
The Toyota Elephant Passage Exhibit at the Denver Zoo is the first LEED® Platinum certified exhibit in the country. As part of the project scope of work, Kiewit demolished 17 existing buildings and redeveloped approximately 10 acres of Zoo space. The exhibit features six expansive outdoor yards, three animal crossings and more than 1.1 million gallons of water for the exhibit animals to enjoy. A unique gasification plant, which is designed to convert animal waste into a power source, was built adjacent to the exhibition area.
The Kuakini Medical Center emergency department was renovated to create a state-of-the-art facility that matched the aesthetic look of a newly constructed hospital wing. The scope of work included a complete interior demolition of the existing emergency department interior, structurally enhancing the facility, rebuilding the interior and adding an entrance canopy.
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.