Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. (KIWC) was selected by the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) to provide Preconstruction Services for this CMGC project in Salcha, AK. The project calls for a 3,300 foot long steel bridge that crosses the Tanana River in addition to 300,000 cubic yards of riprap and 11,000 feet of levee along river’s eastern bank.
The largest brackish water desalination plant in North America has the capacity of 27.5 MGD to meet the needs of both Ft. Bliss and El Paso Water Utilities. With the constraints of a 22-month schedule from notice to proceed to substantial completion, Kiewit performed all structural concrete work, set all embed items for mechanical equipment and structural steel, installed pumps and piping, RO skids chemical systems and equipment, and performed start up and commissioning.
The $629 million Tacoma Narrows Bridge is the first long-span suspension bridge to be constructed in the United States since 1964. Completed in July 2007, the 5,413-foot-long bridge includes a high occupancy vehicle traffic lane; a separated bicycle/pedestrian walkway; an 8,000-square-foot toll plaza building; and configurations for a future secondary roadway or transit deck.
Commissioned in 2008 and constructed by a Kiewit-led partnership, this liquefied natural gas terminal was the first constructed in Canada. The jetty spans 300 metres offshore and is equipped to receive liquefied natural gas from the largest tankers in the world.
With winter temperatures below -20°C, crews faced special challenges on the Voisey's Bay Nickel Mine design-build project. Mobilization of personnel, materials and equipment resources was critical to meeting schedule objectives. Operations were concentrated in four major areas-the mine area, mill site, port site, and permanent airstrip and docking facilities.
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.