MidAtlantic Pulse: Construction bids for the week of Dec 25
The University of Delaware is preparing for the Whitney Athletic Center and Stadium Improvements project in Newark. The $60-million job includes a five-story, 90,000-sq-ft, glass-and-steel building and renovation of the 22,000-seat football stadium. Work is expected to begin within 24 months. The final design architect could be selected in early 2018. HNTB Architecture is the consulting architect. University of Delaware FP&C, Purchasing Dept., Room 104, 222 South Chapel St., Newark, 19716. DR#201700839106 v1
District of Columbia
DC Events is planning to construct Market Hall, a two-story, 61,000-sq-ft building with food-and-beverage service, retail and to-be-determined recreational uses. The $15-million East Capitol Street project awaits planning and zoning approvals. The schedule is to be determined. Office For Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) is the architect. DC Events, 801 Mount Vernon Pl., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001. DR#201700840121 v 1.
SpaceX is planning the estimated $150-million East Coast Hyperloop Track, between Washington, D.C., and New York City. Construction on the tunnel’s Maryland section will begin near Baltimore. Approximately 10 miles will be under the state-owned portion of MD 295. The schedule is undetermined. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is the architect, and AECOM is the engineer. The Boring Co., a boring and infrastructure firm owned by Elon Musk, is also on the project team. SpaceX, One Rocket Rd., Hawthorne, Calif. 90250. DR#201700826932 v1
The Dept. of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) is planning a hangar at Andrews Air Force Base, in Prince George’s County. The up-to-$250-million project comprises a two-bay hangar, taxiway, parking apron, associated lighting, engine run-up pads and a hydrant refueling system, with storage tanks. Other requirements could include site preparation, wetland and stream mitigation, stormwater management, landscaping, a fire detection and suppression system, and a parking lot. Dept. of the Navy, NAVFAC Washington, 1214 Harwood St., S.E., Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. 20374. DR#201700659259 v 2.
Design is underway for the Fox Chapel Area School District’s replacement Kerr Elementary School, in Pittsburgh. The up-to-$21-million project could be bid by April. Valentour English Bodnar & Howell is the architect. Fox Chapel Area School District, 611 Field Club Rd., Pittsburgh, 15228-2811. DR#201300623647 v12
The Cambria Heights High School Renovation project, in Patton, is being planned. The Cambria Heights School District is seeking funding for the $12-million project. Bid and construction schedules are undetermined. Eckles Architecture, Engineering and Construction Services is the architect. Cambria Heights School District, 426 Glendale Lake Rd., Patton, 16668. DR# 201700843787 v1
The Virginia Dept. of Transportation is planning the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension. The $140-million project will extend express lanes by about 10 miles. Two reversible lanes will be built in an existing I-95 median. Request for quotations could be released in January, and a request for proposal is anticipated in March. Dept. of Transportation, 87 Deacon Rd., Fredericksburg, 22405. DR#201700818611 v1
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