Pulse  02/10/2010

ALASKA Watterson/Davis JV has been awarded an $11.2-million firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the construction of an F22A weapons-loading crew training facility, at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage. The project is expected to be completed by September, 2011. Watterson/Davis JV, 6500 Interstate Circle, Anchorage, 99518.

CALIFORNIA Shasta County has selected Pace Engineering Inc. to provide engineering and construction administration services to assist in expanding water service in the Jones Valley area through the Elk Trail Water Improvement Project. The project includes annexation of 1,800 acres of land to County Service Area No. 6. Construction cost is $10 million. Pace Engineering Inc., 1730 South St., Redding, Calif. 96001.

FLORIDA Schenkel Shultz has been selected by Valencia Community College to provide design services for an 80,000-sq-ft, LEED-certified corporate training and classroom building on the West Campus in Orlando. The estimated construction cost is $15 million. Schenkel Shultz, 200 E. Robinson St., Suite 300, Orlando, 32801.

GEORGIA A joint venture of H.J. High Construction Co. and Batson-Cook Co. has been awarded a contract to build the Mitsubishi Power Systems Machinery Works in Pooler. The project will entail two bays of manufacturing facilities totalling 150,000 sq ft, as well as a 30,000-sq-ft office facility. The project is valued at $325 million. Batson-Cook Co., 300 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, 30339.

NEW MEXICO Flintco Inc. has been selected by the county of Taos to act as project representative to provide quality-assurance services for the new Administrative/Detention and Judicial Complex in Taos. The project includes three two-story buildings totalling 125,000 to 135,000 sq ft, a courthouse, detention-center facilities and an administrative building with all security, administrative and functional services. The project includes a secure corridor linking the jail and the courthouse, and a parking lot containing over 400 spaces.The project is valued at $38 million. Flintco Inc., 6020 Indian School Rd. NE, Albuquerque, 87110.

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OHIO 2/24 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 600 Dr. Martin Luther King Plaza, Louisville, Ky. 40202, laboratory. The Wright Patterson Advanced Power and Thermal Research Lab project will entail the complete interior demolition, including floor slabs, and asbestos abatement of Building 23, as well as construction of three new floors with approximately 53,000 sq ft of laboratory space. The new lab space will include areas for materials processing, clean-room operations, dry-room operations, fabrication facilities and a copper-shielded high bay. The design-build project is valued at between $10 million and $25 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 600 Dr. Martin Luther King Plaza, Room 821, Louisville, Ky. 40202. DR# 09-00587954.

ILLINOIS 2/25 Public Building Commission of Chicago, 66 W. Washington St., Richard J. Daley Center, Chicago, 60602, marina. The Gateway Harbor 1503 project comprises a 240-slip harbor, a two-story, 200-seat dockside restaurant, commercial boat piers, a harbor services building, utilities and parking. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Public Building Commission of Chicago, 66 W. Washinton St., Room 200, Richard J. Daley Center, Chicago, 60602. DR# 10-00405397.

TEXAS 3/9 City of Amarillo Purchasing Dept., 509 E. Seventh, Amarillo, 79186, well field. The Potter County Wellfield Expansion will be a groundwater well field, located 16 to 25 miles northeast of Amarillo along state Highway 136. The project includes a 40-mgd production well field, initially with 21 wells. The project is valued at $11.4 million. City of Amarillo Purchasing Dept., 509 East Seventh, Amarillo, 79186. DR# 09-00686519.