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.
The Brain Lab project consisted of the renovation of reclaimed space from a parking garage to house a new beam surgery room. The vault that houses the specialized equipment uses 30-inch-thick concrete walls and a 24-inch-thick concrete roof coupled with a primary lead shield to contain radiation used in patient treatment.
This design-build project is 3.3 kilometre widening of Davis Drive in Newmarket's business core to add two dedicated center bus lanes in the corridor as rapidway. The work in this tight corridor includes design and construction of a new boulevard, road widening, retaining walls, box culverts extension, bridge replacement and railway crossing widening.
Olympus included the fabrication and integration of a 5,000-ton, 192 person-on-board (POB) living quarters for the Shell Olympus Topsides located in the Gulf of Mexico. The structure includes four levels plus an elevated helideck. This 50,000-square-foot facility sailed away in the summer of 2013 following integration.
Built for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, the 134,000-square-foot Anchorage Sport Fish Hatchery is the largest enclosed sport fish hatchery in North America. The hatchery raises more species of cold water fish in recirculating aquaculture systems than any other sport fish production facility in the U.S. King and and silver salmon, rainbow trout, arctic char, lake trout and arctic grayling are raised in the hatchery and are then stocked into rivers and lakes throughout the south central region of Alaska.
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.
A Kiewit-led partnership completed its last phase of a six year contract with Cartier Wind Energy by erecting the last of a total of 354 GE 1.5MW SLE windmills, scattered throughout 4 different wind farms in the Gaspésie region: Baie-des-Sables, Anse-Ã -Valleau, Carleton and Gros-Morne.
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.
This $70 million project called for construction of the San Vicente Pump Station with three sets of 7,000 hp pumps and motors, surge control facility, and pipelines connecting the San Vicente Pump Station, San Vicente Pipeline, Moreno Lakeside Pipeline, and the San Vicente Interconnect Pipeline. This project was part of the San Diego County Water Authority's Emergency Storage Project and received the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Outstanding Water, Wastewater & Reuse Project award in 2010.