The $71 million Robert B. Diemer Filtration Plant project was to establish a seismically stable foundation for a new ozone generation facility. Before any production work could begin, a large amount of demolition work needed to be completed, including the existing maintenance building, fueling station, asphalt parking area and duct bank runs.
Beartooth Highway serves as a vital link to the western route of Yellowstone Park. A rain-on-snow event in mid-March 2005 caused the road to be heavily damaged. Under a $15.2 million design-build contract, Kiewit completed reconstruction of 12 miles of the highway in just 16 weeks.
TriMet awarded the Willamette River Transit Bridge design-build contract to a Kiewit joint venture as a part of the Portland to Milwaukee TriMet Light Rail Program. The scope of work includes constructing a 1,720-foot-long, cast-in-place segmental cable-stayed bridge across the Willamette River. The bridge is designed to carry light rail trains, buses, pedestrians, and cyclists, and accommodate the expanding Portland Streetcar System if added in the future.
This $70 million project called for construction of the San Vicente Pump Station with three sets of 7,000 hp pumps and motors, surge control facility, and pipelines connecting the San Vicente Pump Station, San Vicente Pipeline, Moreno Lakeside Pipeline, and the San Vicente Interconnect Pipeline. This project was part of the San Diego County Water Authority's Emergency Storage Project and received the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Outstanding Water, Wastewater & Reuse Project award in 2010.
The $629 million Tacoma Narrows Bridge is the first long-span suspension bridge to be constructed in the United States since 1964. Completed in July 2007, the 5,413-foot-long bridge includes a high occupancy vehicle traffic lane; a separated bicycle/pedestrian walkway; an 8,000-square-foot toll plaza building; and configurations for a future secondary roadway or transit deck.
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.
Completed two months ahead of schedule, the $8.4 million design-build Lutheran High School of the Rockies accommodates 300 students, with potential for growth to accommodate up to 800 students. The 63,000-square-foot building includes classrooms, state-of-the-art science labs, administrative offices, an auditorium and a 12,000-square-foot gymnasium with a cushioned, maple sports floor.
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.
Ibberson was awarded the contract to design and build of the new poultry feed mill. This was one of three facilities being constructed on a site that included a high-speed rail unloading facility capable of unloading 110 car unit grain trains in approximately 12 hours.