Southeast Pulse: Construction bids for June 2018
TECO Energy Inc. is planning to convert two coal-fired wet-bottom boilers at its Big Bend Power Plant in Apollo Beach into combined-cycle natural gas generators. The project is valued at $500 million. TECO Energy Inc., 702 N. Franklin St., Tampa, 33602. DR#18-00512092.
Resorts World Miami, a subsidiary of Genting, is planning to develop a 300-room hotel and residential building at 1455 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami’s Omni District. The tower would rise over a rebuilt and expanded ground-level bus station. As part of its deal with Miami-Dade County, Genting will also renovate the nearby Metromover station. Arquitectonica International Corp. is the contractor for the estimated $150-million to $200-million project. Resorts World Miami, Attn: Christian Goode, President, 1500 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 33132. DR#17-00578407.
The Georgia Dept. of Transportation is planning to widen the State Route 15/U.S. Route 441 corridor in Rabun County. The $79.6-million project entails adding medians and a multi-use path along a 7.75-mile section. GDOT expects to start work in 2019, with completion set for 2022. Georgia Dept. of Transportation, 600 W. Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, 30308. DR#11-00653688.
Egger Wood Products is planning to build an estimated $400-million plant in Lexington to manufacture products for the furniture, construction and flooring industries. The architect is LS3P Architects; the builder is Evans General Contractor. Egger Wood Products LLC, 400 Perimeter Center Terrace, Atlanta, 30346. DR#18-00627511.
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