Arizona Farnsworth Development is planning to construct the Sunland Springs Village luxury retirement condominiums in Mesa. The 36-building, 210,820-sq-ft development will be located at 3117 Signal Butte Rd. Tim R. Nielsen Architect is the designer. The project is valued at $20 million. Farnsworth Development, Attn: Craig Alstrom, Project Manager, 2150 S. Farnsworth Dr., Mesa, 85208. DR#16-00628184.
Connecticut The Chelsea Gardens Foundation is planning to build the Chelsea Botanical Gardens at Mohegan Park in Norwich. The project will encompass an entrance road, a 61-space parking lot, a year-round, 6,000-sq-ft butterfly pavilion, and an 11,800-sq-ft dining emporium. Paul B. Bailey Architect LLC is the facility’s designer. The project is valued at between $18 million and $20 million. Chelsea Gardens Foundation, Attn: Hugh Schnip, President, 100 Broadway, Norwich, 06360. DR#13-00536418.
Delaware Delaware’s Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Controls is planning to expand the Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington. The master plan calls for phased construction. Grieves Worrall Wright O’Hatnick Inc. has been selected as the architectural designer. The project is valued at $10 million. Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Controls, Attn: Charles Salkin, Director, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, 19901. DR#05-00600319.
Georgia The City of Atlanta is planning to extend the plane-train tunnel at Hartford-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The project entails extending the plane-train tunnel 600 ft west, from the existing endpoint to the ground transportation area, providing more space for the train turn-back area. The project has been valued at $307 million. City of Atlanta, Attn: Errika Stewart, Procurement Dept., 55 Trinity Ave., S.W., Atlanta, 30303. DR#16-00651705.
Illinois Archer Daniels Midland is planning to construct an animal feed plant-warehouse in Quincy. The facility will have more warehouse space, enhanced production capacity and automated packaging and will include a 195-ft-tall tower. The project is valued at $40 million. Archer Daniels Midland, 4666 E. Faries Parkway, Decatur, 62526. DR#16-00692920.
South Dakota Lamont Cos. Inc. is planning to develop Chalets at Deadwood Grand Resort hotel-condominiums. The 11-building development, situated on Deadwood Mountain Drive, will contain 103 residential units. The project has been valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Lamont Cos. Inc., Attn: Jeff Lamont, 205 Sixth Ave., Aberdeen, 57402. DR#16-00670252.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Colorado Flatiron Construction Corp. has begun to carry out a project to widen Highway 2 in Commerce City. The project involves widening the roadway to four lanes from two lanes, between its intersection at 72nd Avenue to the intersection at 112th Avenue. It will include the construction of bicycle lanes, a multipurpose path, sidewalks and associated drainage improvements. Construction is expected to be completed by March 2018. The project is valued at $20.9 million. Flatiron Construction Corp., Attn: Javier Sevilla, Chief Operations Officer, 385 Interlocken Blvd., Broomfield, 80021. DR#16-00441939.
Indiana Tower Contracting LLC has started building the National Mascot Hall of Fame Sports Museum in Whiting. The single-story, 25,000-sq-ft building will feature a three-story glass atrium. Vavrek Architects Inc. is the designer of the project, which is valued at $6.7 million. Tower Contracting LLC, Attn: Patrick Slattery, Director of Construction, 3062 W. 167th St., Markham, Ill. 60428. DR#07-00607309.
Mississippi Orgis Energy USA has started constructing a Mississippi Power solar power facility on a 590-acre site in Sumrall. The 52-MW power plant will comprise 215,000 multicrystalline photovoltaic modules. Construction is expected to be completed by May 2017. The project’s value has been estimated at $100 million. Orgis Energy USA, Attn: Johan Vanhee, Project Manager, 800 Brickell Ave., Miami, Fla. 33131. DR#16-00626428.
Bid, Proposal Dates
Washington 11/30 The Washington State Dept. of Transportation is seeking bidders to remove fish barriers at Grays Harbor. The project entails flattening stream-channel profiles on the Middle Fork, realigning the stream and replacing the existing, three-sided structure with two fish-passable bridges, and replacing the existing double-box culvert on the East Fork with two new fish-passable bridge. The project’s value has been estimated at $12.5 million. Washington State Dept. of Transportation, Attn: Gail Biever, P.O. Box 47360, Olympia, 98504. DR#15-00697165.
Michigan 12/6 Miron Construction Co. Inc., the construction manager, is seeking subcontractor bids for an addition to the Houghton County Medical Care Facility, located in Quincy. The project will entail constructing a four-story, 100,320-sq-ft addition. Hooker/DeJong Architects-Engineers is the designer of the addition. The project’s value has been estimated at between $25 million and $50 million. Miron Construction Co. Inc., Attn: Todd Sabourin, Project Manager, 1471 McMahon Rd., Neenah, Wis. 54956. DR#16-00698753.
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