This $486 million design-build project includes final design and construction of 11.5 miles of double light rail main track, 15 bridges, and a maintenance and operations facility. The project begins in Pasadena in the middle of the Interstate 210 freeway and runs to Citrus College in Azusa, CA.
September 2001 marked the first issue of the Omaha World-Herald's new newspaper format, produced in its state-of-the-art, 320,000-square-foot, five-story Press Center. Kiewit completed the $55 million world-class complex in 26 months, including the installation of three 1,661-ton presses, the largest installation of such presses in North America.
Constructed primarily from midnight to 6 a.m. in just 21 months, this $23 million portion of the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Automated People Mover System involved 6,000 feet of elevated guideway, substructures and superstructures at Terminals A and C. This challenging work was performed during ongoing airport operations.
The Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center includes a five-story, 135,000-square-foot tower. The project included new construction totaling 165,000 square feet and renovations and upgrades totaling 80,000 square feet. The scope of work included construction and renovations to the emergency department; interventional imaging and radiology areas, sterile processing, clinical laboratory, operating rooms, surgical intensive care, patient rooms, pediatric department, and the labor and delivery department.
This $27 million contract provided electrical work for the 5.8-mile extension of San Diego's Mission Valley East light rail transit system. Crews were responsible for the overhead traction power system, traction power substations, railroad block signaling system and equipment, and various communications systems.
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.
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.
Kiewit completed this $58 million project to reconstruct a 47-mile-long rail line between San Francisco and San Jose in May 2001. Crews worked 24-hour shifts between Friday evenings and Monday mornings to minimize disruptions to the 68 daily trains.
The project included the design and construction of transmission structure foundations, including upgrading and converting existing 138kV to 230kV with new structures, power conductors and OPGW. The project also incorporated the demolition and reinforcement of existing 138kV structures.