The Merle Catherine Chambers Center for the Advancement of Women is a 32,000-square-foot, three-story building, viewed as a signature on the University of Denver campus. It is inspired by Santo Spiritio in Florence and is adorned with a large, round stained glass window set in limestone, detailed with a spiral derived from the mathematical pattern known as the golden mean.
Kiewit designed and constructed the largest most technologically advanced and energy-efficient seawater desalination plant in the nation. From the SWRO facility with pumping station and produced water storage to the 10-mile 54-in high-pressure welded steel conveyance pipeline; Kiewit also managed the seamless integration of the 50 MGD plant to the distribution system that included 9 jack and bore crossings, 900+ existing utility crossings, a 1,750 LF tunnel, and 42 manways.
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.
The National Park Services Regional Headquarters is a LEED® Gold certified, three-story office building. The 68,000-square-foot building contains office and meeting rooms on the upper levels and a mixture of private and public spaces on the lower level. Public areas include exhibit spaces, book store, library and public meeting rooms.
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.
The $21 million Maui Marketplace project involved the masonry construction of a 300,000-square-foot retail space on a 20-acre site. Five major retail tenants and a branch bank, added to the contract during construction, occupy the space. The scope of work included placing 2,200 concrete masonry unit blocks a day, totaling more than 200,000. The team's 30 crew members placed the blocks using 600 linear feet of E-Z Scaffold.
This $721 million design-build project involves constructing one 10-mile high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane northbound on Interstate 405 from Interstate 10 to U.S.-101. The project will realign existing on and off ramps, reconstruct or modify 23 bridge and ramp structures, build approximately 18 miles of retaining walls, and perform road improvements on the adjacent city streets.
Kiewit Southern Co. was awarded the $11 million project to design and construct the Pembroke Pump Station. The team constructed an at-grade precast panel pump station, four 40-cubic-feet-per-second pumps with 30-inch-diameter expansion joints, back-flow gates and butterfly valves that are connected to a 64-inch-diameter steel header pipe.