Georgia The Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government is planning to build Dyess Canal Village, a mixed-use project, in Augusta. The project entails constructing residential units along the Third Level Canal, converting historic buildings into housing and creating an 80,000-sq-ft commercial center near the judicial center. The project is being designed by Icon Architecture and is valued between $65 million and $70 million. Augusta-Richmond County, 535 Telfair St., Augusta, 30901. DR#17-00843813.
Montana Bozeman Health Services is planning to add a new patient tower to Deaconess Hospital in Bozeman. The three-story, 30,000-sq-ft tower will include a new intensive care unit on the second floor, with administrative departments residing on the first floor. The tower’s third floor will remain as shell space to allow for future expansion. The project is being designed by CTA Architects & Engineers, and is valued between $15 million and $25 million. Bozeman Health Services, 915 Highland Blvd., Bozeman, 59715. DR#18-00570486.
Oklahoma The University of Oklahoma is planning to carry out an improvement project on its campus in Norman to the Bizzell Memorial Library’s 1958 addition. The ivy-covered brickwork addition has begun to separate, which has allowed water to penetrate the walls. The project will involve maintenance to the building’s exterior to better waterproof the structure and increase its energy efficiency. The project is expected to cost as much as $20 million. University of Oklahoma, 660 Parrington Oval, Norman, 73019. DR#18-00705767.
Tennessee The Metro Water & Sewer Dept. of Nashville is planning a capacity improvement and CSO reduction project for the city’s Central Waste Water Treatment Plant. The project includes upgrades to the central and intermediate pumping stations, construction of approximately 15 million to 20 million gallons of new CSO equalization storage, installation of fine screens and improvements to the grit removal system for both the CSO and separate system flow trains, replacement of the secondary treatment aeration system, addition of a new ultraviolet disinfection system for secondary plant effluent, and addition of a new peracetic acid disinfection system for the EFTU. Brasfield & Gorrie Inc. has been chosen as construction manager-at-risk, and the project is valued at $145.5 million. Construction is expected to begin in June 2020. Metro Water & Sewer Dept., 1600 Second Ave. North, Nashville, 37208. DR#16-00575279.
West Virginia Appalachian Power is planning to carry out a transmission project in Lincoln and Logan counties. The project involves constructing 24 miles of new 138 kV transmission line, constructing two new substations, and retiring the Sheridan substation and 17 miles of 69 kV transmission line. Right-of-way acquisition will occur in 2018, substation construction is possible in 2019, transmission line construction is possible in 2020 and project completion is possible in 2021. The project is valued at $90 million. Appalachian Power, P.O. Box 1986, Charleston, 25327. DR#17-00806415.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
California Millie &Severson Inc. has begun constructing the Serrano Business Park in Jurupa Valley. The project entails erecting three Class A industrial buildings totaling 327,000 sq ft on an 18-acre site. The project will include 4,500 sq ft of office space in the three buildings. The project has been designed by RGA Office of Architectural Design, and the owner is CapRock Partners. Millie & Severson Inc., 3601 Serpentine Drive, Los Alamitos, 90720. DR#18-00700949.
Maryland The Naval Facilities Engineering Command has awarded an $11.2 million firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract to Edifice Solutions for construction of a firing range at Joint Base Andrews in Camp Springs. The fully enclosed range will include two structures: a new one-story steel-framed 21-point enclosed firing range, and a new freestanding one-story administration building. Construction is expected to be completed by February 2020. Edifice Solutions, 6600 Virginia Manor Rd., Beltsville, 20705.
Bid, Proposal Dates
Pennsylvania 8/1 The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is seeking bidders for a highway reconstruction project. The project entails a total reconstruction and widening to six lanes of the Turnpike from milepost 99 to milepost 109 in Westmoreland County. The project is valued at $193 million. Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, 700 S. Eisenhower Blvd., Middletown, 17057. DR#15-00629920.
Illinois 8/3 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking bidders to carry out a major rehabilitation of LaGrange Lock in Versailles. It will include installing lock dewatering observation wells; cleaning lock chamber floor weep holes; 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 the miter gate anchorage and miter gate machinery including rotary actuators; and removing and repairing Tainter valves. The project is valued between $25 million and $100 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1450 Rock Island Drive, Rock Island, 61204. DR#16-00700519.
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