The rehabilitation of eight segments of catenary lines from New Rochelle to Sunnyside Yard included installing 1.5 million pounds of miscellaneous and structural steel to support 15 miles of registered track. Crews also installed 132 new structures around bridges to make the wire meet the track's curve criteria.
Kiewit Pacific Co. was awarded an $18 million contract to rehabilitate 12 rectangular primary sedimentation tanks. Crews will replace grit slurry piping and grit overflow piping in grit handling areas as well as constructing related structural, mechanical and electrical work.
Originally constructed in 1956, the Water Pollution Control Plant provides the primary treatment for 36 millions of gallons of wastewater. To improve its wet weather reliability and reduce the need to discharge untreated or under-treated wastewater into the San Francisco Bay, Kiewit Pacific Co. constructed upgrades to the plant.
The single largest contract in Caltrans history, the “Skyway Segment” replaced over 1.2 miles of the bridge's eastern span. Composed of precast sections, the new span rests atop some of the longest and largest diameter bridge piles ever driven in the Bay Area. The work, performed by a Kiewit-led joint venture, is a key part of a major seismic retrofit program.
With this project, the Nebraska Medical Center merged two facilities into a single state-of the-art healthcare center. The Center contains four core functional areas: emergency, surgery, radiology and a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The combined capabilities of the facility make it the largest emergency department in the Midwest.
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.