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COLORADO Pinkard Construction Co. has been selected by the Denver Public Works Dept. to build an operations and maintenance facility for departmental use. The 105,000-sq-ft complex will be located on Interstate 25 and will contain office and warehouse space as well as a maintenance facility with fueling and washing stations for Public Works Dept. vehicles. The project will seek LEED Gold certification and currently is estimated at $28 million. Pinkard Construction Co., 9195 W Sixth Ave., Lakewood, 80215.
GEORGIA Walbridge Aldinger Co. was awarded a $149.6-million firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, for the design and construction of vehicle maintenance facilities at Fort Stewart. The work will include construction of concrete hardstand and extensive fencing. Related work will include construction of access roads, utility installation, storm and drainage and site improvements. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, P.O. Box 889, Savannah 31402-0889. DR# 08-00886577.
KANSAS Clarkson Construction Co. has been awarded a contract by the Kansas Dept. of Transportation for roadway expansion and improvements to Highway 69 in Overland Park. The project includes widening the highway to six lanes from Interstate 35 to 103rd Street as well as completely rebuilding the interchange at 95th Street to reduce traffic congestion. The contract is valued at $82.3 million. This project is being funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Clarkson Construction Co., 4133 Gardner Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 64120. DR# 09-00435738.
LOUISIANA A joint venture of URS Corp. and Jacobs Engineering Group was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite- quantity contract to provide hurricane- reconstruction-related design-and-construction services to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans Hurricane Protection Office. The work will focus on reconstruction efforts in New Orleans following the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina. It may include bridges, navigational locks, flood-control structures, pumping stations, roadways and buildings in and around the city. The contract has a one-year base period followed by four one-year options, and it has a maximum value of $90 million. URS Corp., 600 Montgomery St., San Francisco, Calif., 93111. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., 1111 South Arroyo Parkway, P.O. Box 7084, Pasadena, Calif. 91109-7084.
LOUISIANA The Shaw Group was awarded an Individual Assistance Technical Assistance Contract by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Under the five-year contract, The firm’s Environmental and Infrastructure Group will provide emergency management, program management and construction, architectural and engineering services in response to disasters and catastrophic events in Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Ok-lahoma, New Mexico, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. Work under the contract may include construction of emergency housing, infrastructure and utilities, as well as logistics and planning, staffing and other emergency services. If all options are exercised, the contract value is estimated at $375 million. The Shaw Group Inc., 4171 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, 70809.
UTAH Granite Construction was awarded a contract by the Utah Dept. of Transportation for roadway reconstruction of Riverdale Road in Riverdale. The project calls for expansion of the five-lane road to seven lanes, paved with portland- cement concrete over a one-mile stretch from 550 West to Lincoln Avenue. In addition to roadway excavation and paving, the work will include replacement of curbs, gutters and sidewalks, as well as new street lighting, signals and a storm- drainage system. The project is valued at $20.4 million and is expected to be completed in July, 2010. Granite Construction, P.O. Box 30429, 1000 N. Warm Springs Rd., Salt Lake City, 84130-0429. DR# 00-000630878.
TEXAS BARA, a joint venture led by Balfour Beatty Construction, with Austin Commercial, H.J. Russel and Co. and Azteca Enterprises, was awarded a contract to provide construction-management services for a new hospital campus for the Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas. The project calls for construction of a new 1.7-million-sq-ft, 862-bed acute-care hospital, a separate 380,000-sq-ft outpatient clinic, a 275,000-sq-ft office building and parking structures for 6,000 vehicles. Related work includes construction of support facilities for the new campus. The project intends to seek LEED Silver certification. The entire construction program is valued at $1.27 billion. Construction is expected to begin in early 2011 and be completed in 2014. BARA (Joint-Venture CM for Parkland Hospital), 3100 McKinnon St., Floor 7, Dallas, 75201-7003. DR# 07-00872474.
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MARYLAND 6/16 Dept. of the Navy, NAVFAC Washington, 1314 Harwood St. SE, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 20374-5018, military personnel rehabilitation center. The Warrior Transition Unit Administration Center at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, will consist of seven buildings, including a 204,000-sq-ft, 153-suite housing space for military personnel, a 60,000-sq-ft administrative facility and a 70,000-sq-ft fitness center. The fitness center will include a swimming pool, as well as spaces for sports and exercise. Work also includes the demolition of Building 141 and construction of a 565-space parking garage. Dept. of the Navy, NAVFAC Washington, 1314 Harwood St. SE, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 20374-5018.
NEW YORK 6/16 Orange County Dept. of Public Works, 2455-2459 Route 17M, DPW Office Building, Goshen, 10924-0509, new academic building. The new Kaplan Hall at Orange County Community College, State University of New York located at Washington Center in Newburgh, will contain classroom and study spaces. Design consists of a three-story, 87,000-sq-ft structural-steel building. Work will also include a three-story parking garage. The project’s design will contain green-building elements, and the owner intends to seek LEED certification. Contracts to be awarded include general contractor, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and HVAC work. The project is estimated at between $30 million and $40 million, and it is the first part of a $85-million expansion of the SUNY satellite campus. JMZ Architects & Planners, 190 Glen St., No. 725, Glens Falls, 12801-3504.
PENNSYLVANIA 6/16 Community College of Philadelphia, 1700 Spring Garden St., Room M1-4, Philadelphia, 19103-1225, college-campus expansion. The expansion of the campus of the Community College of Philadelphia will focus on redesigning the entrance area for the downtown campus, including new offices on the first floor of the Bonnel Building for the registrar, admissions, financial-aid and related administrative services, as well as a student theater space. A new 45,000-sq-ft structural-steel-frame building will house a campus dining facility, as well as provide instructional space for the hospitality- and culinary-arts programs. The project will include a number of green-building elements, including roofs and daylighting. The project is estimated at $60 million. Community College of Philadelphia, 1700 Spring Garden St., Room M1-4, Philadelphia, 19103-1225.
VIRGINIA 6/16 Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Facilities Planning and Construction, 2512 George Mason Dr., Virginia Beach, 23456-9105, replacement middle school.The new Great Neck Middle School on Great Neck Road in Virginia Beach will consist of a three-story, 220,000-sq-ft building with classrooms, administrative offices and a gymnasium, as well as a new football stadium and running track. The project also calls for demolition of the existing school and football stadium. The project is listed as shovel-ready, and LEED certification will be sought. The project is estimated at $50 million and has a target start date of August 2009. Waller Todd & Sadler Architects Inc., 1909 Cypress Ave., Virginia Beach, 23451-4106. DR# 01-00861595.
WASHINGTON 6/16 City of Tacoma, 3628 S. 35th St., P.O. Box 11007, Tacoma, 98409-3115, reservoir replacement. The McMillin Reservoir Complex in Puyallup will undergo extensive renovation and upgrades. The project entails construction of two 33-million-gallon, prestressed, strand-wound concrete reservoirs for the storage of drinking water. The contract also calls for assorted improvements to the reservoir complex. The project currently is estimated at $55 million. City of Tacoma, 3628 S. 35th St., P.O. Box 11007, Tacoma, 98409-3115.
CALIFORNIA 6/17 San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), 300 Lakeside Dr., Floor 23, Oakland, 94612-3534, airport rail connector. The three-mile rail extension will run from the existing Coliseum BART Station to Oakland International Airport. The initial system will have two stations, with rail and facilities to accommodate automated, driverless vehicles. The contracts for design-build and long-term operate-maintain services are expected to be let concurrently. The contracts are intended for an integrated team that will be responsible for all design, construction, systems-integration and startup services, followed by operations and maintenance during revenue service for a term of 20 years or more. BART anticipates a capital budget for the project at $415 million, with some of that funding supplied by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The project has a target start date of January, 2010. San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), 300 Lakeside Dr., Floor 23, Oakland, 94612-3534. DR# 97-00299351.
ILLINOIS 6/22 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, 111 N. Canal St., Chicago, 60606-7206, replacement lock gates. The project consists of the fabrication and installation of four new structural-steel sector-gate leafs and related hydraulic machinery within the Chicago Harbor Lock. Other work includes installation of stop logs and a dewatering system in order to accomplish gate installation, as well as assorted concrete rehabilitation and installation of electrical controls with the new sector gates. The project is estimated at $21 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, 111 N. Canal St. Chicago, 60606-7206. DR# 09-00527033.
NEW YORK 6/22 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, 26 Federal Plaza, Jacob K. Javits Building, Room 1843, New York, 10278, academic building conversion and renovation. Building 757 at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is to undergo conversion from a library space to classroom and laboratory spaces for chemistry and physics studies. The 112,000-sq-ft historic building will undergo major structural remediation and new construction, as well as upgrades of HVAC, utility and fire-safety systems. The project is estimated at between $55 million and $65 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, 26 Federal Plaza, Jacob K. Javits Building, Room 1843, New York, 10278. DR# 09-00522183.
CONNECTICUT 6/23 City of West Haven, 355 Main St., Third Floor, West Haven, 06516-4310, water-pollution-control facility. The project calls for a major upgrade and expansion of the West Haven Water Pollution Control Facility. The upgrades will increase the plant’s nitrogen treatment capacity to meet future demand. Other work includes reconfiguring the aeration basins, adding two new secondary clarifiers and performing significant work to the primary clarifiers. City of West Haven, 355 Main St., Third Floor, West Haven, 06516-4310. DR# 03-00778869.
COLORADO 6/26 City of Colorado Springs, 30 S. Nevada Ave., Suite 201, Colorado Springs, 80903-1825, road improvements. The Woodman Road corridor in Colorado Springs will undergo repaving, with a new bridge to be constructed over Academy Blvd. City of Colorado Springs, 30 S. Nevada Ave., Suite 201, Colorado Springs,