Maine Maine Water Co. is planning to build the Saco River water treatment facility in Biddeford. It will replace a 133-year-old existing treatment facility that sits squarely in the floodplain. The new facility will be well out of the floodplain. It is being designed by Hazen & Sawyer PC, and PC Construction Co. has been selected as the construction manager. The project is valued at $45 million. Maine Water Co., 93 Industrial Park Rd., Saco, 04072. DR#17-00614933.

Michigan The University of Michigan is planning to convert the Alexander Ruthven Museums building into the university’s central administration building. The four-story building, erected in 1928, was designed by Albert Kahn. The project includes the demolition of a 1964 addition of about 34,000 sq ft, which will be replaced by a 100,000-sq-ft building for classrooms. It has been designed by Harley Ellis Devereaux, and the Barton Malow Co. has been chosen as the construction manager. The project is valued at $150 million. University of Michigan, Attn: James Bruce, Procurement, 326 E. Hoover Ave., Ann Arbor, 48109. DR#16-00733692.

Missouri The American Royal Association is planning to build a facility on a site in Kansas City, Kan., bounded by 110th Street, 118th Street, Parallel Parkway and State Avenue. It will include: a 164,000-sq-ft livestock expo arena with approximately 5,000 permanent seats and an additional 3,200 temporary seats for a variety of events, including livestock exhibitions and rodeos; a 250,000-sq-ft livestock exhibition hall, including pens for approximately 2,000 animals for events; 5,000 sq ft of office space; and a 6,500-sq-ft agricultural education center that includes an agricultural museum with indoor and outdoor exhibits. This new facility will replace the existing facility located in the West Bottoms section of Kansas City, Mo., since 1899, which had long been home to the Kansas City Stockyards. The project is valued at $200 million. American Royal Association, Attn: Jeremy Povenmire, Media Contact, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, 64102. DR#16-00436090.

Nevada The Nevada State Public Works Division is planning to build a Nevada National Guard Readiness Center in North Las Vegas. The two-story, 75,000-sq-ft building will be located at the intersection of Speedway Boulevard and North Hollywood Boulevard. The project is valued at $32 million. It is being designed by HK Architects, and Core Construction has been chosen as the construction manager. Nevada State Public Works Division, Attn: Chandra Bandi, Project Manager, 515 E. Musser St., Carson City, 89701. DR#15-00642749.

South Carolina The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is planning to build MUSC Hospital in Nexton. The 311,000-sq-ft complex will include 128 inpatient beds and another 12 intensive care beds. The project is valued at $325 million. Medical University of South Carolina, Attn: Heather Woolwine, Media Relations Director, 97 Jonathan Lucas St., Charleston, 29425. DR#17-00863643.

Wyoming The Wyoming Dept. of Transportation is planning to carry out a winter freight improvement project. It will entail constructing 5.5 miles of passing lanes on Interstate 80 between Walcott Junction and Quealy Dome Road in Albany and Carbon Counties, and also two truck parking areas. The project is valued at $31.3 million. Wyoming Dept. of Transportation, 5300 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne, 82009. DR#19-00506379.

Bids, Contracts, Proposals

California W.M. Lyles Co. has started constructing the Rialto Bio­energy Facility in Rialto. The project entails converting an existing non-operational biosolids processing facility into a regional organic waste processing facility. The facility will convert 700 tons of food waste per day and 300 tons of biosolids into renewable natural gas, renewable electricity, and Class A organic fertilizer. When construction is completed in 2020, it will be the largest food waste diversion and energy recovery facility in North America. It will produce the equivalent of 13 MW of clean energy per year. The project owner is Anaergia. The project is valued at $117 million. W.M. Lyles Co., 42142 Roick Drive, Temecula, 92590. DR#18-00576828.

New York MTA Metro-North Commuter Railroad has awarded a $365-million design-build contract to the Skanska-ECCO joint venture for the final phase of the Croton-Harmon Shops and Yard complex rebuild. This phase entails the design and construction of a six-track, double-ended electrical multiple unit running repair and support shop, which will include a ground floor with ten married-pair vehicle repair positions, and a partial second floor that includes component repair workshops and multiple office areas. This Stage II building will connect to the Stage I buildings via an overpass. It also includes the demolition and legal disposal of Buildings 5 and 6. Skanska-ECCO joint venture, 1616 Whitestone Expressway, Whitestone, 11357. DR#17-00683129.

Bids, Contracts, Proposals

Tennessee 2/14 The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is inviting prequalified bidders to renovate the Lupton Library Buildings. The project has been designed by Franklin Architects. The project is valued at $24.8 million. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 400 Palmetto St., Chattanooga, 37403. DR#18-00894375.


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