Pulse: Project News for the Week of October 29, 2018
California The Santa Clara Valley Water District is planning to carry out the Pacheco Reservoir Expansion project. The project entails constructing a new 319-ft long earthen dam with a concrete spillway, which will increase the reservoir’s capacity to 140,000 acre-ft. It also includes new pipelines and a mile-long tunnel connecting the new reservoir to the Pacheco Conduit, and a new pump station. The reservoir is located about 20 miles east of Gilroy in the Diablo Range. The project is valued at $969 million. Santa Clara Valley Water District, 5750 Almaden Expressway, San Jose, 95118. DR#18-00501952.
Maryland Chesapeake Realty Partners is planning to develop Parole Place, a four-story, 158-unit apartment building, in Annapolis. It is being designed by Ruhf & Plitt Architects, and the project is valued at $63.2 million. Chesapeake Realty Partners, Owings Mills, 21117. DR#18-00803559.
Minnesota Cargill Inc. is planning to construct an addition to its Cargill Animal Nutrition Innovation Center in Elk River. The project will entail a 10,000-sq-ft warehouse addition, 5,000 sq ft of process space, 14,000 sq ft of lab space and 40,000 sq ft of additional animal housing space. The project is valued at between $15 million and $25 million. Cargill Inc., P.O. Box 9300, Minneapolis, 55440. DR#18-00562012.
Montana Absaroka Energy, LLC, is planning to develop the Gordon Butte Pumped Storage Project. It will include two 4,000-acre-ft reservoirs, each about 4,000 ft long and 1,000 ft wide, with depths of 50 to 75 ft. It will be located on a 177-acre site west of Martinsdale. An underground powerhouse with three Pelton turbine generators would be located at the bottom reservoir, and it will have a total installed generating capacity of 400 MW. The project is valued at $1 billion. The project received an operating license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in December 2016. Absaroka Energy, LLC, 209 S. Willson Ave., Bozeman, 59771. DR#18-00556274.
North Carolina Piedmont Natural Gas Co. is planning to construct the Piedmont LNG Storage Facility on a 50-acre site on Route 71 between Maxton and Red Springs. Construction of the 1-billion-cu-ft storage facility is expected to begin in the summer of 2019 and be completed in the summer of 2021. The project is valued at $250 million. Piedmont Natural Gas Co., 4720 Piedmont Row Drive, Charlotte, 28210. DR#18-00833227.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Colorado The Weitz Co. has begun building 6900 Layton Avenue in Denver, a 15-story, 380,000-sq-ft office building. Construction is expected to be completed by the summer of 2020. Located adjacent to the RTD light rail Belleview Station, the building is part of a master planned transit-oriented development. The project owner is Prime West Development. The building was designed by Gensler, and the project is valued at $100 million. The Weitz Co., 4725 S. Monaco St., Denver, 80237. DR#18-00597859.
Georgia Reeves Construction Co. has started carrying out a highway improvement project. The project consists of widening and reconstructing 10 miles of State Route 67 beginning at the intersection of Interstate 16 and state Route 404 and extending to the Statesboro Bypass, and construction of a bridge and approaches over Woodcock Branch. The project is valued at $41.6 million. Reeves Construction Co., 101 Sheraton Court, Macon, 31210. DR#11-00647706.
Texas The Corpus Christi Independent School District is evaluating submitted qualifications for architectural services for a new Mary Carroll High School. The site for the 400,000-sq-ft building has not yet been selected. The project is valued at $175 million. Corpus Christi Independent School District, 801 Leopard St., Corpus Christi, 78401. DR#18-00778666.
Bid, Proposal Dates
Oregon 11/6 The City of Salem is seeking bidders to carry out cogeneration and solids-handling improvements at the Willow Lake Water Pollution Control Facility, including a new biogas cogeneration facility including construction of a new masonry building, a gas-conditioning system, an engine/generator and utility extensions. The project also entails sludge-thickening improvements, including retrofits to an existing building and new sludge-thickening equipment; a new thickening polymer facility; and biosolids-dewatering improvements, including retrofits to an existing building, new dewatering centrifuges, a polymer system and sludge conveyors. The project is valued at between $17 million and $18 million. City of Salem, Attn: Phyllis Hernandez, Contracts & Procurement Division, 555 Liberty St., Salem, 97301. DR#18-00819837.
Ohio 1/7/19 The Centers for Disease Control is requesting proposals for design-build services for the design and construction of the CDC/NIOSH Consolidated Campus in Cincinnati. The project encompasses five buildings, totaling 235,000 sq ft. They include a multistory office and laboratory building, a high-bay laboratory building, a single-story trans-shipping, security checkpoint and storage building, a multistory parking facility, a single-story campus entry security checkpoint building and a central utility plant. The project is valued at between $80 million and $100 million. Centers for Disease Control, Attn: Michael Davis, 2920 Brandywine Rd., Atlanta, 30341. DR#17-00770148.
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