Pulse   07/30/2012

Michigan The Edgewater Group is planning to build Harbor Village, a mixed-use development within the Harbor Shares community, located along the north bank of the St. Joseph River in Benton Harbor. The project encompasses a 105-slip marina, 70-room boutique hotel, 48-unit hotel-condominium building, and two six-story and one seven-story luxury condominium buildings containing 88 units, a 60-cottage development, a swimming pool and a clubhouse. The project is expected to be built in three phases. Edgewater Group, 95 W. Main St., Benton Harbor, 49022. DR#06-00657354.

New Jersey Global Terminal & Container Services is planning to expand its terminal in Bayonne. The expansion entails the installation of 20 automated rail-mounted gantries, the addition of 900 feet of dock and in increase of the terminal's acreage to 170 from 98. When completed, the expansion will create one of the nation's first "automated" terminals. The expansion will more than double Global's annual container capacity, to 1.7 million TEUs from 680,000. The estimated construction cost is $312 million. Global Terminal & Container Services LLC, 302 Port Jersey Blvd., Jersey City, 07305. DR#12-00485827.

New York Lincoln Equities Group is planning to build a mixed-use development at Hallets Point in Astoria, Queens. The project entails building seven mixed-use residential towers, averaging 32 stories, containing 2,300 residential apartments (1,900 market rate and 400 affordable), a park and a supermarket. The seven-acre site is located at the intersection of First Street and 26th Avenue. The construction cost has been estimated at $1 billion. Lincoln Equities Group, 301 Route 17, Rutherford, N.J., 07070. DR#12-00402035.

Washington The Blume Co. is planning to build 624 Yale, an office building at 624 Yale Ave. in the South Lake Union district of Seattle. The project entails constructing a seven-story, 220,000-sq-ft building with 20,500 sq ft of ground-level retail space and a 172-space underground parking garage. Sellen Construction Co. Inc. has been selected as the general contractor. The project is valued at over $50 million. The Blume Co., 1100 N.E. 45th St., Seattle, 98105. DR#07-00891826.


Alaska The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $12.2-million firm-fixed-price contract to G2 Construction to replace a rail line at Eielson Air Force Base. The project entails replacing 10,000 feet of 70-, 75- and 90-lb rail line with 115-lb rail line and constructing 9,500 ft of secondary, 115-lb line. The project also includes building a 14,800-sq-ft railcar off-load shelter and catwalk. G2 Construction Inc., P.O. Box 10690, Fairbanks, 99710. DR#11-00513061.

California The Naval Facilities Engineering Command has awarded a $49.7-million firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded contract to RQ Construction LLC to build a rotary aircraft depot maintenance facility at Naval Air Station North Island at Naval Base Coronado. The job entails building a facility with a high-bay hangar, maintenance shops and storage space. RQ Construction LLC, 3194 Lionshead Ave., Carlsbad, 92010. DR#11-00653384.

Bid/Proposal Dates

Delaware 8/10 The Delaware Dept. of Transportation is seeking bidders to build the Delaware Dept. of Motor Vehicles Mid-County inspection facility in New Castle. The job entails construction of a 25,000-sq-ft building, four drive-through teller lanes, an 18,000-sq-ft, seven-lane inspection building, a 278-space customer parking lot, an 88-space employee parking lot, additional parking for RVs and large vehicles, and an 80,000-sq-ft test-and-training pad. The project is valued at between $15 million and $25 million. Delaware Dept. of Transportation, 800 S. Bay Rd., Dover, 19901. DR#09-00565968.

Texas 8/16 Austin Community College is seeking bidders to construct an academic building at the new Hays Campus, located in Kyle. The project comprises construction of a three-story, 90,000-sq-ft building, which will contain the general-studies and health-services departments and, possibly, fine-arts and performing-arts departments. The project's construction cost has been estimated at $18 million. Austin Community College, Purchasing Dept., 9101 Tuscany Way, Austin, 78754. DR#10-00584961.

New Hampshire 8/22 The Veterans Administration Medical Center is seeking bidders to build a primary-care and mental-health clinic in Manchester. The project entails construction of a single-story, 12,500-sq-ft building. The project is valued at between $5 million and $10 million. Veterans Administration Medical Center, 718 Smyth Rd., Manchester, 03104. DR#12-00471792.

Arizona 9/28 The Arizona Dept. of Transportation is seeking bidders to carry out a bridge replacement project in Apache County. The project encompasses re-aligning U.S. Route 191 and replacing three existing bridges: one new, closed frame bridge and two new AASHTO girder bridges. The project further entails constructing mechanically stabilized earth and concrete retaining walls, concrete sidewalks and guardrails as well as pipe culverts. Part of this project is located within the lands of the Navajo Nation. The project's construction cost has been estimated at $23 million. Arizona Dept. of Transportation, Attn: Orlando Jerez, 1651 W. Jackson St., Phoenix, 85007. DR#11-00658336.