Arizona Meritage Homes of California Inc. is planning to build Vistas at Palm Valley, a residential development in Goodyear, on a 53.6-acre site located at the southwest corner of Litchfield Road and Palm Valley Boulevard. The project will feature 87 single-family detached homes on 60-ft-wide lots in Parcel A and 106 attached single-family homes arranged in duplex or triplex buildings on lots ranging from about 36 to 47 ft wide in Parcel B. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Meritage Homes of California Inc., 8800 E. Raintree Dr., Scottsdale, 85260. DR#17-00828156.
California The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is planning to modernize the Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant, in San Francisco. The project entails replacing biosolids digester facilities and modernizing the existing 60-plus-year-old treatment system using the Cambi thermal hydrolysis process. The system will produce higher-quality biosolids, capture and treat odors, and maximize biogas use and energy recovery. Brown & Caldwell Engineering has been selected as the designer, and MWH Americas and Webcor Builders have been chosen as the general contractors. Construction is expected to begin in June 2018. The project is valued at $939 million. San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, 525 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, 94102. DR#17-00754045.
Illinois The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to carry out a major rehabilitation of LaGrange Lock, a 110-ft x 600-ft structure built in the 1930s on the Illinois River in Versailles. The work will include dewatering and protecting the lock chamber; removing debris within the lock chamber; blasting; installing lock dewatering observation wells; cleaning lock-chamber floor weep holes; removing and replacing horizontal concrete; vertical concrete line-drilling, saw-cutting, blasting and grinding; precast-concrete panel fabrication and installation; constructing four Tainter-valve concrete protective piers; removing and replacing miter-gate anchorage; removing and replacing miter-gate machinery, including rotary actuators; removing and replacing Tainter-valve cylinder; and removing and repairing Tainter valves. The project is valued at between $25 million and $100 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: Carissa McKinley, 1450 Rock Island Dr., Rock Island, 61204. DR#16-00700519.
Virginia Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers is planning to build the Sheltering Arms Rehab Institute at West Creek Medical Park, in Richmond. The seven-story, 200,000-sq-ft building will be a 114-bed hospital. HDR Inc. is the designer, and Hourigan Construction Co. is the general contractor. The project is valued at $119 million. Construction is expected to begin in April 2018. Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers, Attn: Mary Zweifel, CEO, 8254 Atlee Rd., Mechanicsville, 23116. DR#17-00854593.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Connecticut Newfield Construction Inc. has started to build Rocky Hill Intermediate School, in Rocky Hill. The 79,150-sq-ft facility will host 582 students, and the project will include new parking and playing fields and the abatement and demolition of the existing Oran A. Moser School. Kaestle Boos Associates Inc. is the designer of the project, which has been estimated to cost $41 million. Newfield Construction Inc., 225 Newfield Ave., Hartford, 06106. DR#16-00727857.
Tennessee T.W. Frierson Contractor Inc. has started to build a second Dal-Tile manufacturing plant for Mohawk Industries, in Dickson. Formerly owned by Quad Graphics, the 68-acre site includes an empty 250,000-sq-ft manufacturing facility, a 5,400-sq-ft warehouse, a 4,400-sq-ft warehouse and a 13,600-sq-ft warehouse. The project is valued at $17 million. T.W. Frierson Contractor, Inc., 2971 Kraft Dr., Nashville, 37204. DR#17-00502429.
Bid, Proposal Dates
New York 1/31 The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is seeking bidders to replace the roof of the traffic control tower at JFK Airport. The project includes testing, repairs and partial replacement of structural support components for the glass curtain walls; repair and replacement of the mechanical and electrical equipment on the roof; and temporary relocation of the roof-located antennas and other communication equipment, which is required to accommodate the replacement of the roof. The project is valued at between $20 million ad $30 million. Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, Attn: Thomas Lal, Project Manager, 150 Greenwich St., New York City, 10006. DR#16-00704285.
Ohio 3/8 The Ohio Dept. of Transportation is seeking bidders to replace a bridge—between South River Road-state Route 60 and Old River Road-County Route 6, north of the Village of Philo—over the Muskingum River in Duncan Falls. The 1.25-mile project includes the bridge approach, roadway improvements and structure design. It is anticipated that a new structure will be constructed in another location in order to allow connection between Duncan Falls and Philo, allowing traffic to use the current structure during the construction phase. The project’s value has been estimated at $16.1 million. Ohio Dept. of Transportation, 1980 W. Broad St., Columbus, 43223. DR#14-00480902.
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