The Nebraska Medical System Cancer Center is housed in a medical office building that was modified to meet the needs of a state-of-the-art cancer treatment center. Kiewit constructed an addition to the building which includes a radiation oncology department with linear accelerator vaults and areas for disease diagnosis, medical examination and infusion therapy.
Kiewit Pacific Co. is constructing the existing surge shaft in two phases to install 550 vertical feet steel pipe 96 inches in diameter. The team engineered and performed the water treatment, collection system and road improvements.
This $13 million project involved construction of two new pump stations, which included all structural, architectural, mechanical, and electrical requirements. At the request of the local community, the project team worked together with the owner to redesign and offer solutions to ultimately satisfy the local concerns regarding the aesthetics, which resulted in a Tuscan style building exterior. This project required extensive coordination with local residents, which included door-to-door contact, meetings, and flyers within the community.
Constructed by a Kiewit-led joint venture, this $100 million, 10-lane Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge is the world's widest cable-stayed structure. The new bridge opened to traffic in March 2003 and is the highlight of Boston's multi-billion dollar “Big Dig” Central Artery/Tunnel project.
Kiewit Offshore Services performed fabrication, lift and set, and integration of 10,400 ton topsides. Scope also included the offload and marshaling of a 12,500 ton semisubmersible hull. The client involved Kiewit early for constructability review, ensuring a seamless project.
This $6.2 million new berthing facility completed ahead of schedule was the first design-build pier completed in the U.S. Navy's history. Work included a temporary mooring, relocation of the Acoustic Testing Facility, and demolition of two timber piers and the fixed boathouse.
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.
Cherne, a subsidiary of Kiewit, has been working on major projects at the Wood River Refinery since 1997. Most recently, Cherne oversaw construction and construction management for the CORE Project after successful completion of a new hydrocrakcer and ultra light diesel units at this same refinery location.
In addition to site work, Kiewit Offshore Services Fabricated 32 modules weighing 15,000 tons for the CORE Project.
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.