Positioned comfortably in a historic section of South Omaha, the Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is a $29 million facility which includes a fitness center, a gymnasium and aquatic, education and family services centers. The six-city-block facility employs more than 40 full-time, year-round employees and more than 40 part-time employees.
By partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kiewit finished this project four months ahead of schedule. Phase I involved excavating, blasting and preparing the spillway's foundation. Because blasting occurred beside the existing dam and near a heavily-traveled highway, expertise in controlled blasting and seismic monitoring was essential.
The Community Hospital in Fairfax, Mo. is a designated Critical Access Hospital built to consolidate the operations of existing community health services into one location. The hospital features 16 private rooms, a 24-hour emergency department, laboratory services, radiology services and physical, occupational and speech therapy services.
East Dam is one of three dams constructed for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's Eastside Reservoir program. Holding more than 260 billion gallons of water, the reservoir doubles Southern California's surface storage capacity. At 180 feet high and 1,200 feet wide at the base, East Dam is the longest of the three dams.
The project team widened and reconstructed approximately 4.5 miles of the existing IH-30 from east of Loop 12 to Sylvan Avenue to four new lanes each direction. This $98 million project also involves reconstructing 11 bridges and constructing four types of retaining walls.
TIC, a subsidiary of Kiewit, constructed 18 pump stations and associated work for the Keystone Pipeline program. Keystone’s original pipeline system included a total of 39 pump stations delivering up to 590,000 bpd of oil from Canada’s Alberta oil fields and the Bakken formation to refineries across the U.S. Midwest.
The Solider Family Care Center is a three-story healthcare facility that is connected to an existing hospital via a two-level connector. The center provides spacious examination and treatment rooms for physical therapy, occupational therapy, orthopedics, podiatry, chiropractic, social work, family medicine, pediatrics and dental, as well as portions of radiology and pharmacy.
The Lorikeet Adventure and the Avian Propagation Center was a $6 million project for the Denver Zoo. The Lorikeet Adventure has a 3,500-square-foot open-air walkthrough aviary to see the lorikeets up close and the Avian Propagation Center is one of the largest of its kind in the country to date.