Top 2012 Starts in the Mountain States
Rank Project Location Constr. Cost ($ Mil.) Start Date/End Date Owner Prime Contractor
1 DIA South Terminal Redevelopment ProgramDenver International Airport, Denver, Colo. $500 Feb. 20122015, 2016 City and County of DenverMortenson Hunt Saunders Triventure
2 U.S. 36 - Federal Boulevard to 88th StreetDenver, Colo. $310 July 2012Dec. 2014 Colorado Dept. of TransportationAmes/Granite JV
3 Mountainview Operations Facility, Chiller Plant and Power PlantBuckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colo. $125 Dec. 2012April 2015 National Security AdministrationHensel Phelps Construction Co. Inc.
4 Lone Tree Multi-Specialty Medical ComplexLone Tree, Colo. $87 Jan. 2012July 2013 Confidential OwnerAdolfson & Peterson Construction
5 CU Boulder Central Utility Plant & Infrastructure UpgradesUniversity of Colorado, Boulder, Colo. $71 June 2012Nov. 2014 University of ColoradoJE Dunn Construction Co.
6 Children’s Hospital Colorado South CampusHighlands Ranch, Colo. $69 June 2012Oct. 2013 Children’s Hospital ColoradoSaunders Construction Co.
6 Rim Rock Wind ProjectKevin, Mont. $69 Jan. 2012Nov. 2013 NaturEnerMortenson Construction Co.
8 Pueblo County Judicial BuildingPueblo, Colo. $52 Jan. 2012March 2014 Pueblo County, State of ColoradoH.W. Houston Construction Co. Inc.
9 CU Boulder Recreation Facilities ImprovementsBoulder, Colo. $50.9 Oct. 2012March 2014 University of ColoradoSaunders Construction Co.
10 Xactware Corporate Office BuildingLehi, Utah $50 Oct. 2012Feb. 2014 Traverse Mountain Commercial VentureBig-D Construction Co.
11 Cheyenne Regional Medical CenterCheyenne, Wyo. $49.7 March 2012Oct. 2013 Cheyenne Regional Medical CenterGE Johnson Construction Co.
12 Kittredge West Residence Hall, Kittredge Central Residence Hall & Community CommonsBoulder, Colo. $48 March 2012July 2013 University of ColoradoKiewit
13 Combat Aviation Brigade ASB HangarFort Carson, Colorado Springs, Colo. $45.6 Nov. 2012March 2014 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha DistrictHensel Phelps Construction Co.
14 UVU Student Life Center & Parking StructureOrem, Utah $44.3 June 2012May 2013 Utah State Division of Facilities Construction & Management, Utah Valley UniversityJacobsen Construction Co.
15 Denver Union Station Interior RenovationDenver, Colo. $43 Dec. 2012July 2014 Denver Union Station AllianceMilender White Construction Co.
15 I-225 Mississippi Ave. to Parker Road (S.H. 83)Aurora, Colo. $43 April 2012July 2014 Colorado Dept. of TransportationSEMA Construction Co.
17 One City Block19th & Logan Streets, Denver, Colo. $42.5 June 2012Nov. 2013 Red Peak PropertiesSaunders Construction Co.
18 Family Dollar Distribution Center #11St. George, Utah $40 July 2012June 2013 Family DollarThe Conlan Co.
19 The Englewood CampusEnglewood, Colo. $37.5 Nov. 2012Nov. 2014 Englewood School DistrictSaunders Construction Co.
20 16 M16th & Market Streets, Denver, Colo. $36 Nov. 2012June 2014 Integrated PropertiesMilender White Construction Co.
21 SR-173 5400 South, Bangerter Highway to 4800 WestSalt Lake City, Utah $35.6 March 2012Aug. 2013 Utah Dept. of TransportationKilgore Cos.
22 Stapleton Redevelopment, Filing 36 North Stapleton GatewayDenver, Colo. $34 May 2012Indefinite Forest City StapletonMortenson Construction Co.
23 Cherokee Electrical Generating Station Site DevelopmentDenver, Colo. $26.2 April 2012May 2013 Xcel EnergyK.R. Swerdfeger Construction Inc.
24 Casper College/University of Wyoming Student Union BuildingCasper, Wyo. $25.7 Feb. 2012Oct. 2013 Casper College, University of WyomingAP Wyoming LLC
25 Trimble Westminster BuildingBroomfield, Colo. $25.6 April 2012May 2013 Trimble Navigation Ltd.JE Dunn Construction Co.
26 Western State Colorado University Field HouseGunnison, Colo. $25.1 May 2012Feb. 2014 Western State Colorado UniversityJE Dunn Construction Co.