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ALASKA NorthWind Architects has been selected by the city and borough of Juneau to provide planning, design, construction administration and special inspection services for renovations to Gastineau Elementary School in Douglas. The project includes renovation of 5,250 sq ft to provide for a central commons area, larger kitchen capacity and numerous small-group learning spaces. The work will address building code deficiencies, energy maintenance, Americans with Disability Act code compliance and hazardous materials abatement. The project is valued at $12 million. NorthWind Architects, 119 A Second St., Juneau, 99801.
ARKANSAS James Construction Group, LLC, has been awarded two contracts worth a total of $34 million by American Electric Power for construction work at the John W. Turk Jr. Unit 1 Power Plant, located in Fulton. One contract is for site development, which entails excavation and embankment work and the installation of drainage culverts. It is expected to be completed by December 2010. The second contract entails building 4,000 ft of railroad track, a 212-ft-long overpass concrete-girder bridge that will realign state Highway 195 over the new tracks, and resurfacing a portion of County Road 49. This work is expected to be completed by October 2010. James Construction Group, LLC, 11200 Industrialplex Blvd., Baton Rouge, 70809.
CALIFORNIA RBF Consulting has been awarded a maximum $20-million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architect/engineering contract for civil engineering services by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. The work to be performed includes engineering design, studies and site investigations to support new development on raw land or redevelopment of existing developed sites; preparation of request for proposals for design-build projects; fully designed plans and specifications for invitation for bid projects; other civil engineering analysis, reports, cost estimates and evaluations; preparation of facility planning documents; support services, including incidental surveying, geotechnical, structural, cost estimating and environmental engineering services. Work will be performed at various Navy and Marine Corps facilities and other government facilities in the NAVFAC Southwest area, including California (87%), Arizona (5%), Nevada (5%), Colorado (1%), New Mexico (1%) and Utah (1%). Work is expected to be completed by January 2015. RBF Consulting, 9755 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, 92124.
CALIFORNIA Nova Partners Inc. has been selected by the city of Gilroy to provide construction management services for the replacement of the existing Gilroy Library. The new, 53,500-sq-ft facility will be located at Sixth and Rosanna streets. The project is intended to earn LEED certification. The project is valued at $37 million. Nova Partners Inc., 855 El Camino Real, Suite 307, Palo Alto, 94301.
MISSISSIPPI Granite Construction Co. has been awarded a $22.4-million contract by the Mississippi Dept. of Transportation for the demolition of the U.S. 82 Greenville Bridge in Greenville. The project includes demolition and removal of the 2.25-mile steel through-truss bridge that spans the Mississippi River. Granite will also perform grading and asphalt paving for the roadway leading to the replacement bridge completed earlier this year by MDOT. The project is expected to be completed by September 2012. Granite Construction Company, 585 W. Beach St., Watsonville, Calif. 95076.
MISSOURI KCI Construction Co. has been awarded a $20.7-million firm-fixed-price design-build contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command to renovate three three-story barracks, a dining hall and a battalion headquarters building at Fort Leonard Wood. The project is estimated to be completed by June 2010. KCI Construction Co., 10315 Lake Bluff Dr., St. Louis, 63123.
NEBRASKA Anderson Excavating Co., Omaha, Neb., was awarded a $7.9-million firm-fixed-price construction contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Western Sarpy Levee Improvement Project, Segment 3, on Platte and Elkhorn rivers in Sarpy County. The project is expected to be completed by August 2011. Anderson Excavating Co., 1920 Dorcas St., Omaha, 68108.
NORTH CAROLINA Bristol Construction Services LLC, Anchorage, Alaska, was awarded a $17.5-million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair/upgrade the access rail line and on-post rail system, increasing turning radiuses and track gauges, at the Military Ocean Terminal, Sunny Point, located at Southport. The project is expected to be completed by March 2012. Bristol Construction Services LLC, 111 West 16th Ave., Anchorage, Alaska 99501.
TEXAS Barsh Co. has been selected by the Waco Independent School District to provide construction management-at-risk services for new construction and renovation projects throughout the district. The projects include a new one-story, 82,000-sq-ft Dean Highland Elementary School; cafeteria additions and renovations at Mountainview Elementary School; renovations at Waco ISD Early Childhood Center; locker-room improvements at Tennyson Middle School; a new physical education building at Parkdale Elementary School; and HVAC, lighting and ceiling upgrades at the administration building. The combined project cost is estimated at $17.5 million. Barsh Co., 304 Douglas Ave., Woodway, 76712.
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LOUISIANA 2/10 North Oaks Medical Center, Attn: Phillip Connelley, 15790 Paul Vega MD Dr., Hammond, 70403, hospital. The North Oaks Medical Signature Building will be a new 232,000-sq-ft building containing 14 operating suites and a five-story patient tower in Hammond. The project also includes renovations to a 15,000-sq-ft intensive care unit. The project is valued at $65 million. North Oaks Medical Center, Attn: Phillip Connelley, 15790 Paul Vega MD Dr., Hammond, 70403. DR# 02-00837959.
INDIANA 2/10 Indiana Dept. of Transportation, Attn: Ora Sharp, 100 North Senate, Room N855, Indianapolis, 46204, road rehabilitation. The project entails rehabilitation of West 38th Street in Indianapolis between I-65 and I-465, as well as bridge-deck replacement and widening of the West 38th Street Bridge over Guion Road and CSX rail tracks. The project is valued at between $15 million and $25 million. Indiana Dept. of Transportation, Attn: Ora Sharp, 100 North Senate, Room N855, Indianapolis, 46204. DR# 99-00729274.
NEW MEXICO 2/11 University of California-Los Alamos National Laboratory, Contracting Division, Attn: Joseph Marzili, P.O. Box 990, BUS-5-Mail Stop M986, Los Alamos, 87544, perimeter intrusion detection system. The project entails building the south-perimeter intrusion detection system and includes installation of field processors and assessment and delay systems. The project is valued at $22 million. University of California-Los Alamos National Laboratory, Contracting Division, Attn: Joseph Marzili, P.O. Box 990, BUS-5-Mail Stop M986, Los Alamos, 87544. DR# 09-00704471.
ARIZONA 2/11 Pascua Yaqui Indian Office of Procurement, 7474 S. Camino De Oeste, Tucson, 85746, multipurpose/justice center. The project entails construction of a two-story, 65,000-sq-ft building. The project is valued at $16 million. Pascua Yaqui Indian, Office of Procurement, Attn: John Denton, 7474 S. Camino De Oeste, Tucson, 85746. DR# 10-00402500.
INDIANA 2/11 Jasper County Hospital, 1104 E. Grace St., Rensselaer, 47978, hospital addition and remodel. The project entails building a two-story, 28,000-sq-ft addition to Jasper County Hospital in Rensselaer to house the updated surgery department and MRI suite. It also includes a major renovation of 9,000 sq ft to serve an expanded outpatient department and a complete chiller-plant replacement. The project is valued at $10 million. This project is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Jasper County Hospital, Attn: Tim Schreeg, CEO, 1104 E. Grace St., Rensselaer, 47978. DR# 05-00718352.
ALABAMA 2/25 University of Alabama, Attn: Vince Dooley, 1205 14th St., Tuscaloosa, 35401, science/engineering building. The project entails constructing a four-story, 208,000-sq-ft reinforced-concrete building, located at University Boulevard and Seventh Avenue. The overall project cost is estimated at $59 million. University of Alabama, Attn: Vince Dooley, 1205 14th St., Tuscaloosa, 35401. DR# 09-00495695.
HAWAII 2/26 City and County of Honolulu, Attn: Alvin Washiashi, 530 S. King St., Room 115, Honolulu, 96813, waste-to-energy recycling facility. This design-build project entails financing, design, construction and 10 years of operation of a demonstration waste-to- energy recycling facility. The facility will convert municipal solid waste to produce a marketable product such as synthetic gas, bio-fuel or electricity using gasification, anaerobic digestion or a similar technology. The facility will be located at Honolulu’s Alternative Energy Recycling Park in Kapolei. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. City and County of Honolulu, Attn: Alvin Washiashi, 530 S. King St., Room 115, Honolulu, 96813. DR# 09-00729339.
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TEXAS SAK Construction LLC has been awarded a $31.9-million contract by the city of Austin to construct the 3.5-mile downtown wastewater tunnel project. The project, which will be managed by Austin’s public-works department, entails building an 18,600-ft-long wastewater relief tunnel. The shaft design calls for a variance in diameter from 8 to 10 feet, which will accommodate sewer pipe ranging from 54 to 96 in. in diameter. The project is expected to be completed by March 2012. SAK Construction LLC, 103 North Cool Springs Rd., O’Fallon, Mo. 63366.
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MICHIGAN 2/2 Integrated Architecture, Attn: Trisha Spaulding, 4090 Lake Dr. SE, Grand Rapids, 49546, YMCA. The YMCA in Bay City will be a two-story, 65,000-sq-ft building, with an outdoor play space and a 250-space parking area. The building will include a gym, paddleball and racquetball courts, a warm- water therapy pool, locker rooms, café, and a child-care center. The project is valued at $15.5 million. Integrated Architecture, Attn: Trisha Spaulding, 4090 Lake Dr. SE, Grand Rapids, 49546. DR# 00-00600872.
PENNSYLVANIA 2/4 Pennsylvania Dept. of Transportation, Attn: Allen Biehler, 400 North St., Harrisburg, 17120, highway resurfacing. The project entails milling and resurfacing of mainline and interchange ramps, lengthening ramps, installation of an overhead detector system, and signage and pavement marking along a 4.5-mile stretch of Interstate 376 between Churchill and Monroeville. The project is valued at between $20 million and $25 million. Pennsylvania Dept. of Transportation, Attn: Allen Biehler, 400 North St., Harrisburg, 17120. DR# 09-00425419.
UTAH 2/5 (pre-qualification) Okland Construction, 1978 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, 84115, courthouse. The U.S. District Courthouse will be 10 stories above grade and two stories below, occupying 375,000 sq ft comprising 14 courtrooms, a library, secure holding facilities, office space and 101 indoor parking spaces. The courthouse will be connected to the existing Frank E. Moss Courthouse by an underground tunnel. Construction is expected to take three years. Okland Construction is the construction manager. Okland Construction, 1978 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, 84115. DR# 96-00335372.
COLORADO 2/9 Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Construction Dept., Attn: Ashli Amos, 2001 Southeast 10th St., Bentonville, Ark. 72712, big-box store. This Wal-Mart Supercenter No. 905-06 entails building a one-story, 180,000-sq-ft building, located at Highway 119 and Western Drive in Longmont. The project is valued at between $10 million and $15 million. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Construction Dept., Attn: Ashli Amos, 2001 Southeast 10th St., Bentonville, Ark. 72712. DR# 09-00453492.
TEXAS 2/9 (qualifications for design-build services) Texas A&M University, Commerce, Facilities Planning and Construction Dept., A&M System Building, Suite 1162, College Station, 77845, student housing. The two-story, wood-framed dormitory-style housing facility project will provide approximately 300 beds in basic units consisting of a sleep area, bathroom and entry area. The project includes utility alignment and extension, storm drainage, walkways, site lighting and irrigation. The estimated project cost is $14 million. Texas A&M University, Commerce, Facilities Planning and Construction Dept., A&M System Building, Suite 1162, College Station, 77845.