This $486 million design-build project includes final design and construction of 11.5 miles of double light rail main track, 15 bridges, and a maintenance and operations facility. The project begins in Pasadena in the middle of the Interstate 210 freeway and runs to Citrus College in Azusa, CA.
This $550 million, 7-mile highway project included the challenges of balancing an aggressive job schedule with exceeding the tough erosion and sediment control standards of Maryland throughout several stream valleys and a 2-mile-long environmental special protection area.
This project was the first vertical tower in North America with both germination and kilning capabilities. It is unique because all processes are in one building rather than having them separated into multiple buildings. It is also one of the first round malt house facilities in the country. The facility uses 300 tons of barley each day to produce malt for the brewing industry.
Working at a depth of 80 feet, crews from Kiewit Pacific Co. pumped groundwater from the excavation site at a rate of 14 million gallons per day to construct New Natomas and South River Pumping Stations. The scope of work at each site involves excavation support, dewatering, constructing new below-grade and at-grade concrete structures and installing mechanical equipment.
The Bellevue Medical Center is a 265,000-square-foot facility designed and built to offer comprehensive patient services. A new medical office building located next to the main hospital added another 60,000 square feet to the project. It is the first full-service hospital in Bellevue, Neb. and was awarded LEED® Certification.
The passenger tunnel at Dulles International Airport allows travelers to move more efficiently through the fast-growing airport. Kiewit excavated the tunnel under a live taxiway using New Austrian Tunneling Method. The completed tunnel is lined with PVC waterproofing and reinforced cast-in-place concrete and is equipped with escalators and moving walkways.
In June 1996, a Kiewit joint venture was awarded a $350 million contract for the $571 million, 47,000-seat Safeco Field – home of major league baseball's Seattle Mariners. This 37-month project involved constructing the 11,000-ton retractable roof, more than 1,000 parking spaces, and additional site work.
A major component of San Diego’s capital improvements program to meet the water needs of its fast-growing population, this project increases WTP capacity from 140 to 215 MGD and provides a state-of-the-art facility with a 75-year design lifespan.
This $27 million contract provided electrical work for the 5.8-mile extension of San Diego's Mission Valley East light rail transit system. Crews were responsible for the overhead traction power system, traction power substations, railroad block signaling system and equipment, and various communications systems.