Part of restoring the Everglades to an ecologically balanced condition by reducing levels of phosphorous in the water created from farmland storm water run-off, the $2.3 million project included installing a new intake and pump station in Palm Beach County, Fla. Due to the remote location in the Everglades, Gilbert Southern Corp. maintained an on-site office throughout construction.
Age, heavy traffic and the effects of weather led to the New York City Department of Transportation's decision to replace the Willis Avenue Bridge with a new swing bridge. The $644 million project included construction of the new bridge and approaches and demolition of the existing bridge when the new bridge is open to traffic.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) Maverick Village is located on a seven-acre site on UNO’s North Campus. The Village houses 480 students in eight, three-story buildings. Each unit consists of a fully furnished four-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment style layout with a kitchen, living room and exterior balcony. A centrally-located commons building with study spaces and laundry facilities, and exterior amenities including an access controlled parking garage, basketball courts and grilling area, add to Maverick Village’s appeal to students.
The BlueCross Centre is a 316,000-square-foot, 10-story building with an adjacent three-story parking garage. The garage contains 1,195 parking stalls and consists of poured foundations, shear walls and ramps, precast columns, precast tees (post topped) and architectural spandrels.
The Antelope Station Grid Switching Expansion Project will allow an existing generating station to switch between the SPP and ERCOT grid systems. Kiewit Engineering and Design is designing the switch to a grid configuration consisting of a single-breaker, double-bus.
Kiewit has been building facilities for the University of Alaska - Fairbanks (UAF) for more than 40 years. The School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Facility (SFOS) at Lena Point is an $18 million, three-story, 30,000-square-foot educational research facility that provides needed classrooms, laboratories, and faculty and student offices for the university in remote southeast Alaska near Juneau.
The Central Mesa Light Rail Extension Project is a Federally-funded project consisting of approximately 3.1 miles double track alignment extending from the Central Phoenix/East Valley LRT project’s eastern limits to an end of line station on Main Street between Olive and Ashland, Mesa.
Needed for safety and traffic improvements, this $17.7 million rail grade separation project involved excavating a massive 6,000-foot-long by 28-foot-deep trench in Solana Beach, Calif. The two-year project included construction of retaining walls, utility relocation, track installation, and erection of new platforms and bridge structures.
Indianapolis Power and Light Company (IPL) provides electric service to more than 470,000 users in the area and surrounding communities, with Petersburg and Harding Street Plants, the company’s two biggest plants, accounting for a majority of that generation. In order to meet EPA Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) compliance, IPL is retrofitting five units at these sites with new environmental control equipment.
The Hilton Hotel Expansion and Renovation project included the new construction of a six-story, 150 guest room tower located above the existing parking structure. This expansion accommodates large groups and special events, and provides additional availability for leisure and business guests.