This multi-phased $28 million project completely modernized an existing community hospital in Hastings, Neb. The project work included adding a seven-story addition to an existing bed tower and a one-story addition to the surgery wing. Renovated hospital areas included behavioral health, radiology, labor/delivery, intensive care unit, PACU, pre-op, pain management, endoscopy, recovery and various administrative and support areas.
In 1997, a Kiewit-led joint venture began work on UDOT's Interstate 15 reconstruction, a $1.3-billion design-build project. Demolishing, designing and rebuilding a 16-mile stretch of freeway with 142 bridges, the team completed the job months ahead of schedule and in time for the 2002 Winter Olympics.
This $22 million emergency repair contract provided structural stability to Graving Dock #3 after a sheetpile cell catastrophically erupted. Kiewit successfully dewatered the dock and strengthened the cell. The team's impressive performance led to a follow-on contract to provide permanent repairs to the dock.
Occupying two square blocks in downtown Omaha, the Holland Performing Arts Center includes a 2,000-seat concert hall; a 400-seat recital hall; a street-level lobby and covered arrival plaza; an upper-level main lobby; and a semi-enclosed outdoor performance and event garden.
The existing Twin Span Bridge over Lake Pontchartrain, La. was heavily damaged by Hurricane Katrina. The powerful storm surge knocked many of the bridge's concrete segments into the lake. As part of a joint venture team, Kiewit crews constructed 1.1-mile-long high-rise portion of the new twin Interstate 10 bridges.
Kiewit Pacific Co. completed Phase II of a $42 million contract to improve water quality and plant operations at the Penitencia Water Treatment Plant. The project scope included the construction of a two-story, 7,200-square-foot ozone generation building, an ozone contractor structure and a liquid oxygen storage and vaporizer structure.
The BlueCross Centre is a 316,000-square-foot, 10-story building with an adjacent three-story parking garage. The garage contains 1,195 parking stalls and consists of poured foundations, shear walls and ramps, precast columns, precast tees (post topped) and architectural spandrels.
As part of its commitment to expand fuel diversity, Tennessee Valley Authority replaced its two oldest coal-fired units at the Paradise Fossil Plant with a natural gas-fired power plant. Kiewit was selected as the EPC contractor for the new 3x1 combined-cycle facility, which now generates 1,100 MW of power.
T.E. Ibberson Company (Ibberson) was contracted to build a new dry petfood plant. To date, the company had only been involved in cold packaging of pet food products. The new facility advanced the capacity of the company to produce dry pet food, opening up a new market for the company’s expanding business.