| Planning |
TENNESSEE Norfolk Southern has announced it will build an intermodal rail terminal in Rossville. The facility, estimated to cost $129 million, will transfer freight containers between trucks and trains and occupy a 570-acre site. The terminal will be linked to Norfolk Southern’s existing east-west line by an overpass to be built at State Route 57. The terminal is part of Norfolk Southern’s Crescent Corridor initiative, aimed at increasing capacity and improving efficiency between the Gulf Coast and the East Coast. Norfolk Southern, 3 Commercial Place, Norfolk, Va., 23510.
| Bids/Contracts/Proposals |
ALABAMA Anderson Construction Co. was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the design and construction of a military training facility in Montgomery. The Air & Space Basic Course Combat Arms & Marksmanship Training Facility will be located at Maxwell Air Force Base. The project includes an 84-position firing range, acoustic control systems, target construction facility, classroom facility and extensive site development. The $11.3-million project is expected to be completed by January 2011. Anderson Construction Co., 58 Crozier Lane, Fort Gaines, Ga., 39851.
CALIFORNIA HOK and Parsons Brinckerhoff have been awarded a contract by the Anaheim City Council and Orange County Transportation Authority to design an intermodal transportation hub in Anaheim. The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center will be a 66,000-sq-ft structure with a 180-ft archway, rail tracks, platforms and parking, and will be expected to meet LEED- Platinum standards. The project is scheduled to break ground in 2010 and be completed by mid-2013. Phase-one construction is valued at about $180 million. HOK, 9530 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, 90232.
UTAH Big-D Construction was awarded a $26.3-million firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the construction of an aircraft maintenance facility at Hill Air Force Base. The project will include a seven-dock hangar, a 9,780-sq-m maintenance facility, and associated taxiways. Completion of the F-22 heavy-maintenance and composite back shop is expected by July 2011. Big-D Construction, 404 W. 400 South, Salt Lake City, 84101.
| Bid/Proposal Dates |
New York 8/3 Jacobs Facilities Inc., 260 Madison Ave., New York, 10016, psychiatric hospital. A construction-management contract for a 290,000-sq-ft building located on Waters Place in the Bronx. The project is valued at $176 million. Jacobs Facilities Inc., 260 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y., 10016 DR# 07-00717642.
ALABAMA 8/6 Davis Architects, 120 23rd St. South, Birmingham, 35233, K-5 school building. A one-story, 108,000-sq-ft building will be located on Cheyenne Blvd. in Birmingham. The project is valued at $19.5 million. Davis Architects, 120 23rd St. South, Birmingham, 35233. DR# 08-00746224.
CALIFORNIA 8/6 Judicial Council of California, 455 Golden Gate Ave., Floor 7, San Francisco, 94102, courthouse. The 12-story, 283,000-sq-ft building will be located in Stockton. RFP bids for preconstruction and CM-at-risk services contract. Project is valued at $193 million. Judicial Council of California, 455 Golden Gate Ave, Floor 7, San Francisco, 94102. DR# 09-00567612.
MONTANA 8/6 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, P.O. Box 17300, Fort Worth, Texas 76102, border entry facility. Design-build contract of a land port of entry and additional support facilities and roadways. The project is valued at $15.5 million and is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, P.O. Box 17300, Fort Worth, Texas 76102. DR# 09-00595980.
MISSOURI 8/7 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 601 East 12th St., Kansas City, 64106, mine detection training facility. A 14,660-sq-ft building, with special foundation work, located at Fort Leonard Wood. Project includes a sewerage system for animal waste. Contract is estimated at $10 million to $25 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 601 East 12th St., Suite 736, Kansas City, 64106. DR# 09-00591880.
NEW JERESY 8/7 RSP Architects, 1220 Marshall St. NE, Minneapolis, Minn. 55413, Armed Forces Reserve training center and maintenance shop. Three two-story buildings totaling 58,100 sq ft; a training building, a vehicle maintenance shop, and a storage building. The $16.3-million project is located in Camden. RSP Architects, 1220 Marshall St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413. DR# 09-00586178.
TEXAS 8/12 Texas Dept. of Transportation, 200 E. Riverside Dr., Austin, 78704, tourist and visitor center. Six one-story buildings, totalling 100,000 sq ft, at two safety rest areas on each side of Interstate 10 in Beaumont. The project is valued at $15.5 million. Texas Dept. of Transportation, 200 E. Riverside Dr., Room 1B.1, Austin, 78704. DR# 06-00890951.
WASHINGTON 8/20 CH2M Hill Inc., 1100-112th Ave. NE, Belleveue, Wash. 98004, water reclamation facility in Belfair. Project includes a 4,500-sq-ft building housing a 0.5-mgd water reclamation facility, a membrane system and ultraviolet disinfection system. This project is partially funded by ARRA and is valued at $10.5 million. CH2M Hill Inc., 1100-112th Ave. NE, Suite 400, Belleveue, Wash. 98004-4511. DR# 09-00587191.