Kiewit completed the Amtrak Oakland Maintenance Facility construction in 2004. The $53 million project involved site work, construction of a fuel area and three buildings — a 52,439-square-foot maintenance shop, a service and inspection area, and a train washer facility that has a 300-foot-long rinse slab and load test enclosure.
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.
With a peak employment of more than 1,000 personnel, a Kiewit-led joint venture completed an engineer, procure and construct contract for this 18-module, 11,000-tonne topsides at its Newfoundland fabrication facilities. The topsides were integrated with a hull and turret and completed in July 2005.
The Second Avenue Bascule Bridge in downtown Miami is the third largest drawbridge in the U.S. and the fourth largest in the world. The project was constructed to alleviate traffic and expand the channel for ships. The $47 million, two-year project involved replacing both halves of the twin, 3,000-ton, 300-foot-span bascule bridge.
Kiewit constructed the $7.8 million Hickam Air Force Base Dormitory and the $5.2 million Hickam Hanger Complex for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The dormitory is a three-story, 38,300-square-foot building that houses enlisted military personnel. Construction of the hangar included upgrading the fire alarm and sprinkler systems for Hangars 34 and 35.
The Terra Nova Integrated Swivel Turnaround Project was a $75 million of contract critical importance to the client, as well as the Newfoundland Offshore Oil Industry. The project involved three months at Quayside repair and an upgrade of some of the key systems on board the Terra Nova FPSO, one of three producing installations located offshore Newfoundland.
To accommodate the increasing number of passengers, Kiewit reconstructed Taxiway S, located between Terminals 3 and 4. The new taxiway was open for aircraft in December 2005 upon completion of an aggressive eight-month schedule. Through close cooperation with airport authorities, construction was completed with minimal disruptions to the public and airlines.
Completed in August 2003, the North Runway project was built in 66 different phases and routed through a series of existing warehouse taxiways to maintain access to active businesses. This $115 million project included constructing an 8,600-foot-long runway, two taxiways, drainage, demolition, utilities, electrical and communications work, and concrete and asphalt paving.