Pulse: New England
Patriot Renewables has begun work on its Saddleback Mountain Wind Energy Project in Carthage. The project consists of 12 turbines, electric transmission lines, an electric substation and an operation and maintenance building. The project is valued at $45 million and is expected to be completed by August 2015. Jay Cashman Inc., Quincy, Mass., is the general contractor on the project. Patriot Renewables, Attn: Andy Novey, Project Developer, 549 South St., P.O. Box 692396, Quincy, Mass., 02269. DR#08-00858551.
Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation Highway Division is seeking bidders for roadway reconstruction and related work of Faunce Corner Road and adjacent ramps, including a concrete bridge replacement over Interstate 95 in Dartmouth. The project is valued at $19 million. MassDOT, Attn: Clerk, 10 Park Plaza, Rm. 6261, Boston, 02116. DR#03-00797727.
Eastport Port Authority is seeking bidders for alterations to the Eastport Breakwater Facility. The project, which is valued at between $10 million and $15 million, will include demolishing the Breakwater section constructed in 1962 and replacing it with two pier sections. The project also includes designing a solid wave attenuation system. Eastport Port Authority, Attn: Natalie Brown, Administrations Assistant, P.O. Box 278, 3 Madison St., Eastport, 04631. DR#13-00522256.
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The Massachusetts State College Building Authority has started construction on a 380,000-sq-ft residence hall at Salem State University. The project is valued at $42 million and includes 350 to 400 additional beds of on-campus student housing. Turner Construction Co., Boston, is the construction manager on the project. Completion is scheduled for August 2015. Massachusetts State College Building Authority, Attn: Janet Chrisos, Director of Capital Projects, 253 Summer St., Suite 300, Boston, 02210. DR#13-00536952.