The Union Station Transit Improvement Project is transforming Denver's historic Union Station into a regional multi-modal transportation hub. The 19.5 acre, $374 million project is located in downtown Denver and includes an underground bus terminal (23 FT below grade) containing 22 bus slips; 40,000-square-foot underground passenger concourse; eight-track commuter rail station; and the relocation of the existing light rail station.
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.
While working in a narrow corridor in downtown Dallas next to pedestrian and vehicular traffic, Kiewit finished this $58.6 million, 7,000-foot light rail project through downtown Dallas in November 1996. The project involved utility relocation; street and sidewalk reconstruction; installation of light-rail track; and construction of passenger stations.
The Cobra Castor Living Quarters project is a 9,500-square-foot structure built to accommodate 15 workers and includes administrative, dining and rest areas. The three-level structure weighs 700 tons and includes an elevated heli-deck. Kiewit delivered the project under an Engineer, Procure and Construct contract.
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.
Kiewit was awarded the Phase I and Phase II contracts for a new nine-gate commercial aircraft terminal and Arrivals Hall at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. With an emphasis on partnering, crews were able to overcome scheduling and security challenges to complete the project much earlier than expected.
This $9.7 million project involved working on the mechanical portion of Suncor's Steepbank Ore Preparation Plant. The seven-month project involved installing breaker drums, pumps, motors, drives and support equipment for the crushing, screening and initial hydroextraction of oil from tar sands ore.
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.
As part of the extension of the Montreal metro to Laval, the Agence Métropolitaine de Transport awarded a $35.5 million contract for track and switchgear installation to a Kiewit-led partnership. Crews completed the work in 16 months, two months ahead of schedule.