To ensure the stability of the suspension cables at Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Kiewit installed dehumidification systems and replaced bridge deck joints to prevent water infiltration. During construction, absolutely no damage was done to the cables due to extensive coordination and planning by crews.
This $11.8 million berth allows vehicles to travel from the parking area to the ferry. The 137-metre-long structure involved construction of dolphins, wingwalls, catwalks, foot passenger walkways, upper and lower vehicular loading ramps and aprons, hydraulic lifting towers, and a waterproofing and asphaltic wearing surface on the approach.
The 8-mile I-15 FasTrak™ program, located between Kearny Mesa and Rancho Penasquitos, allows single occupancy vehicles to pay a fee to use the high occupancy vehicle lanes. Since the program's inception, the average daily traffic on the carpool lanes has increased from 9,400 to 20,000 vehicles per day.
Beartooth Highway serves as a vital link to the western route of Yellowstone Park. A rain-on-snow event in mid-March 2005 caused the road to be heavily damaged. Under a $15.2 million design-build contract, Kiewit completed reconstruction of 12 miles of the highway in just 16 weeks.
Completed by Kiewit under a design-assist contract, the Island Pacific Academy was the first private school built in Kapolei. The $4.7 million, two-story, 28,000-square foot school accommodates pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students and provides a nearby alternative to the private schools in Honolulu.
Kiewit developed a1.6 MW battery energy storage system (BESS) located in Kauai, Hawaii. Project scope included site design and system interconnection. The Kiewit team worked with the battery and PCS OEMs to streamline integration efforts ensuring adequacy of the overall design and that safety requirements of the local codes were met. Factory Acceptance Testing of the battery was performed at the PCS OEMs facility prior to shipment to site.
This $16.7 million design-build project includes bulk fuel storage facility, a 20-person dormitory, and vehicle and range maintenance bays. The 2,800-square-meter complex has its own water, septic, power generation, communications, and fire protection systems.
Located on the Island of Newfoundland, Vale's Long Harbour Processing Plant is one of the largest in the world to use a new hydrometallurgical process that will refine 50,000 tonnes per year of nickel ore in a more economical and environmentally friendly manner.