4. University of N.M. Arena - �The Pit�
PROJECT COST: $44 Million
This famous arena is getting a face lift as the school�s first construction manager at-risk project, including state-of-the-art locker room facilities, new scoreboards, an expanded concourse, new restrooms, expanded concessions and a high-rise look out front. The renovation will also include 40 new luxury suites and 300 club seats. The new concourse will be expanded to give fans more walking space, and with new glass surrounding the building, they will see clear views of the Sandia Mountains and downtown Albuquerque.
Location: Albuquerque, N.M.
Started: January 2009
Target Completion: December 2010
Owner: University of New Mexico
Design Firm: Molzen-Corbin & Associates
General Contractor/CM: Flintco West
Engineers: Chavez-Grieves Consulting Engineers; Bridgers and Paxton Consulting Engineers
Sports Consultant: Sink Combs Dethlefs