Top Starts in the Mountain States
Rank Project Location Project Cost Start Date/ End Date Owner / Prime Contractor
1 Eagle P3 Commuter RailDenver $1.3 billion Oct. 20112016 Regional Transportation DistrictDenver Transit Partners
2 Utah Data CenterCamp Williams, Utah $1.2 billion April 2011Aug. 2014 National Security AgencyBalfour Beatty/DPR/Big-D JV
3 Replacement Medical Center Facility, Eastern Colorado Health Care SystemAurora, Colo. $604 million Nov. 20112015 U.S. Dept. of Veterans AffairsKiewit-Turner JV
4 Exempla Saint Joseph Heritage ProjectDenver $367 million Dec. 20112014 Exempla HealthcareMortenson Construction
5 U.S. Federal CourthouseSalt Lake City $160.2 million Spring 20112014 General Services AdministrationOkland Construction
6 NREL Energy Systems Integration FacilityGolden, Colo. $135 million April 2011Sept. 2012 U.S. Dept. of EnergyJE Dunn Construction
7 Castle Rock Adventist Health CampusCastle Rock, Colo. $98 million Nov. 2011July 2013 Centura HealthGE Johnson Construction
8 Kaiser Permanente South Multi-Specialty Medical ComplexLone Tree, Colo. $86 million Sept. 2011Dec. 2013 Kaiser PermanenteAdolfson & Peterson
9 Salt Lake City Public Safety BuildingSalt Lake City $72.5 million May 2011May 2013 Salt Lake CityOkland Construction
10 I-25 Over Santa Fe DriveDenver $60 million July 2011July 2013 CDOTHamon Contractors Inc.
11 SR-154; Bangerter at 7800 S, 7000 S & 6200 SSalt Lake County $59.3 million Feb. 2011Sept. 2012 UDOTRalph L. Wadsworth Construction
12 Salt Lake City Office BuildingSalt Lake City $41.6 million Feb. 2011Nov. 2012 General Services AdministrationVCC
13 Metro State Hotel and Hospitality Learning CenterDenver $41.3 million March 2011Sept. 2012 Metropolitan State College of DenverMortenson Construction
14 SR-173; 5400 S Bangerter Highway to 4800 WSalt Lake County $37.6 million Dec. 2011Dec. 2012 UDOTKilgore Cos., a Delaware LLC dba KI
15 Terminal Reservoir Replacement ProjectSalt Lake City $36.9 million Dec. 20112018 Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake and SandyAlder Construction
16 Denver Police Crime LabDenver $36 million March 2011April 2012 City and County of DenverJE Dunn Construction
17 U.S. 95, Garwood to Sagle, Chilco to SilverwoodKootenai County, Idaho $35.9 million July 2011Fall 2013 ITDScarsella Brothers Inc.
18 Provo Recreation CenterProvo, Utah $33.5 million Aug. 2011March 2012 City of ProvoLayton Construction
19 I-84; Mountain Green to MorganMorgan County, Utah $31.6 million June 2011Sept. 2012 UDOTGeneva Rock Products Inc.
20 Colorado School of Mines Marquez HallGolden, Colo. $27.1 million Feb. 2011Aug. 2012 Colorado School of MinesAdolfson & Peterson
21 Southern Delivery System Raw Water Pipeline, Segment S2Pueblo West, Colo. $25.9 million Aug. 2011May 2012 Colorado Springs UtilitiesGarney Cos. Inc.
22 SR-252, 1000 West Cache CountyLogan, Utah $24.9 million March 2011Sept. 2012 UDOTStaker Parson Cos.
23 Rangely District Hospital – Critical Access HospitalRangely, Colo. $23.6 million Sept. 2011Dec. 2012 Rangely District HospitalAdolfson & Peterson
24 Fairplay P-12 SchoolFairplay, Colo. $23.2 million April 2011Feb. 2013 Park County School District RE-2Saunders Construction
25 I-70; County Line to Belknap InterchangeSevier County, Utah $22.3 million Sept. 2011Oct. 2012 UDOTFlatiron Constructors Inc.