Iowa Hubbell Realty is planning to develop the Linc Apartments at Grays Station, on a site on Southwest 11th Street in Des Moines, between Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and Tuttle Street. The two-building complex will total 68,944 sq ft and contain 215 units. Slingshot Architects is the designer of the project, which is valued at $41 million. Hubbell Realty, 6900 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, 50266. DR#17-00857717.
Maryland Lindsay Automotive Group is planning to build the Lindsay Ford dealership facility in Rockville. Penney Design Group is the designer, and the facility is valued at between $10 million and $15 million. Lindsay Automotive Group, 3410 King St., Alexandria, Va. 22302. DR#14-00633035
Mississippi Enviva LP is planning to construct a wood-pellet plant in the Lucedale Industrial Park in Lucedale. The plant will have the capacity to produce 500,000 tons of pellets per year. The project is valued at $115 million. Enviva LP, 7200 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, Md. 20814. DR#09-00686777.
North Carolina Wake County Public Schools is planning to build Barton Pond Elementary School in Raleigh. The two-story, 108,530-sq-ft building will accommodate 780 students and feature three classroom wings perpendicular to the main corridor. Modeley Architects is the designer, and Barnhill Construction has been chosen as the construction manager-at-risk. Construction is expected to start in July 2018 and to be completed by August 2019. The project is valued at $29.6 million. Wake County Public Schools, 5625 Dillard Drive, Cary, 27518. DR#16-00523624.
Utah The Ute Indian Tribe is planning to build a pumped storage project. It will consist of an intake and discharge structure at one of seven locations in Flaming Gorge Reservoir, an underground tailrace between the reservoir intake-outlet structure and the powerhouse, pump-turbine units in an underground powerhouse with generation capacity of 500 MW to 1,000 MW, a penstock between the powerhouse and the upper reservoir, a dam at one of seven locations forming the upper reservoir, an upper reservoir at one of seven locations with a capacity between 5,000 and 10,000 acre-ft at an elevation between 6,800 and 7,500 ft, and a transmission line from the powerhouse to the nearest major transmission interconnection. The project is valued at $50 million. Ute Indian Tribe, P.O. Box 186, Fort Duchesne, 84026. DR#16-00638651.
West Virginia Appalachian Power is planning to upgrade 17 miles of the Baileysville-Tams Mountain transmission line to 69-kV standards, as well as upgrade existing substations. The project is valued at between $15 million and $25 million. Appalachian Power, P.O. Box 1986, Charleston, 25327. DR#18-00513548.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Rhode Island AECOM has been selected to design, build and operate a new water treatment plant for the city of Woonsocket. The project will include a raw water pump station, a new raw water transmission main, a new redundant raw water transmission main, and a new water treatment plant with associated utility connections and pavement and drainage improvements on Jillson Avenue, with an initial capacity of 7 million gallons per day, expandable to 10.5 million gallons per day. The project will include the decommissioning and partial demolition of the existing water treatment plant. The facility is being designed by AECOM. The project is valued at $56.8 million. AECOM, 10 Orms St., Providence, 02904. DR#10-00790517.
Wisconsin Northeast Asphalt has begun carrying out the resurfacing of U.S. Highway 41 between Lineville Road and Northfield Road in Green Bay. The project was designed by KL Engineering, Inc. and is valued at $18 million. Northeast Asphalt, W6380 Design Drive, Greenville, 54942. DR#17-00688685.
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New Jersey 2/8 New Jersey Transit is seeking bidders to carry out the reconstruction of the Elizabeth Intermodal Station. The project entails new platforms and associated station buildings, including new elevators, stairs, ticket and operational office space and retail space. The project is valued at $55 million. New Jersey Transit, 1 Penn Plaza, Newark, 07105. DR#15-00566815.
Texas 2/13 Hidalgo County is requesting qualifications for construction management-at-risk firms to manage the construction of a new Hidalgo County courthouse in Edinburg. The six-story, 321,000-sq-ft building will contain 30 courtrooms and 248 jail cells. The building has been designed by HDR Inc., and is valued at $113 million. Hidalgo County, 2802 S. Business Highway 281, Edinburg, 78539. DR#11-00623756.
Georgia 3/2 The U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs is seeking bidders to construct a community living center at its Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center Campus Uptown in Augusta. The project entails renovating 32,600-sq-ft of existing building footprint of the first floor of wings 1D & 1E, plus constructing a 7,680-sq-ft one-story addition to house a 27-bed community living center. The work includes complete demolition of 3,900 sq ft of an existing single-story structure. The project is valued at between $5 million and $10 million. U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, 2008 Weems Rd., LaVista Business Park, Tucker, 30084. DR#17-00641484.
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