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GEORGIA Walton Construction Inc. has been awarded a $13.6-million firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to construct a vehicle recovery course at Fort Benning. The project entails building eight miles of paved tank trail, a general instruction building, a 3,300-sq-ft vehicle maintenance building, mire training stations and a low water crossing. The project is expected to be completed by September 2011. Walton Construction Inc., Two Commerce Court, Harahan, La. 70123.
LOUISIANA Cajun Constructors Inc. has been awarded a $14.5-million firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for construction of a continuous line of hurricane flood protection across the discharge basin at Belle Chasse No. 2 Pumping Station on the east side of the Algiers Canal in Plaquemines Parish. The project is expected to be compleed by May 2011. Cajun Constructors Inc., 15635 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, 70817.
TEXAS The University of Houston has selected Tellepsen to provide construction management-at-risk services for the school’s Health and Biomedical Science Facility. The project includes a six-story building containing an ambulatory surgical center, animal care and clinical facilities, laser center and research laboratories. The project is valued at $57 million. Tellepsen, 777 Benmar, Suite 400, Houston, 77060.
UTAH Salt Lake Community College selected SBS Architects to provide construction management/general contracting services for the Center for New Media. The project includes 105,500 sq ft of new space and 17,250 sq ft of renovated space at the South City campus. Also included is demolition of the existing Auto Trades Building at the Redwood Road campus and the east lobby, cafeteria and annex at the South City campus. Construction cost is $22.4 million. GSBS Architects, 375 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City, 84101.
VIRGINIA The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded Vetco Contracting Service LLC a $15-million firm-fixed-price contract to design and construct a child development center at Fort Belvoir. The project is expected to be completed by August 2011. Vetco Contracting Service LLC, 13601 Lawler Dr., Watertown, N.Y., 23671.
WASHINGTON The Washington state Dept. of Transportation selected KPFF Consulting Engineers to provide engineering services for the SR 99 Tunnel South Portal Ground Removal and Replacement Project. The project includes removal of unsuitable ground and replacement with engineered fill for construction preparation. Construction cost is $35 million to $50 million. KPFF Consulting Engineers, 1601 Fifth Ave., Suite 1600, Seattle, 98101.
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NEW JERSEY 3/10 Toms River Regional Schools, 1144 Hooper Ave., Toms River, 08753, solar array and re-roofing. The project consists of design, installation, ownership, maintenance and operation of photovoltaic panel systems for 13 buildings, as well as re-roofing certain buildings. The project is valued at $35 million. Toms River Regional Schools, 1144 Hooper Ave., Toms River, 08753. DR# 10-00420936
MISSOURI 3/16 (sub bidding) JE Dunn Construction Co., 1001 Locust St., Kansas City, 64106, hospital. The Western Missouri Medical Center will be a two-story, 96,000-sq-ft building in Warrensburg. The project includes a 17,000-sq-ft radiology department expansion, 4,500-sq-ft chiller-plant expansion and kitchen remodel. The project delivery system is construction management-at-risk. The project is valued at between $15 million and $25 million. JE Dunn Construction Co., 1001 Locust St., Kansas City, 64106. DR# 09-00552509.