Alaska The Alaska Dept. of Transportation is planning to reconstruct Taxiway F at Anchorage International Airport. The project is valued between $10 million and $20 million. Alaska Dept. of Transportation, 4111 Aviation Ave., Anchorage, 99502. DR#18-00567358.
Georgia The City of Villa Rica is planning a highway widening project. The project entails widening State Route 166 to four lanes from two, from the existing four lane section to Maple Street. The project is valued at $52.2 million. City of Villa Rica, 571 W. Bankhead Highway, Villa Rica, 30180. DR#12-00582729
Illinois Power Ventures is planning to construct the Garden Prairie Peaker Power Plant in Garden Prairie. The 450-MW project includes a powerhouse, a substation and related facilities, the installation of generators and transformers, and the laying of transmission lines east of Garden Prairie Road and south of Interstate 90. The plant has been designed by Burns & McDonnell. The project is valued between $160 million and $180 million. Power Ventures, 9400 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Mo., 64114. DR#09-00435449
Kentucky The Kentucky Dept. of Corrections is planning to expand the Little Sandy Medium Security Prison by 816 beds. The prison is located in Sandy Hook. The project will consist of constructing two 408-bed dormitories; each dorm will be 64,000 sq ft. The project is valued at $65.8 million. Kentucky Dept. of Corrections, Attn: Gunvant Shah, Chief Engineer, 2439 Lawrenceburg Rd., Frankfort, 40601. DR#03-00835778.
Minnesota Hy-Vee is planning to build a distribution center of at least 1 million sq ft on a 150-acre site in Austin. The project is valued at $102 million. Hy-Vee, Attn: Tina Potthoff, Spokeswoman, 5820 West Town Parkway, West Des Moines, Iowa, 50266. DR#17-00784449.
Oklahoma Archer Building LLC is planning to build the Bob Dylan Center, a museum, in Tulsa. It will house and display handwritten manuscripts, correspondence, videos, photographs and artwork, and will include audio and multimedia exhibits. Olson Kundig will serve as the lead architect. Archer Building LLC, 7030 S. Yale Ave., Tulsa, 74136. DR#18-00728166
Utah The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is planning to build a temple in Saratoga Springs. It is being designed by CRSA Architects. The project is valued between $150 million and $200 million. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 50 E. North Temple, Salt Lake City, 84150. DR#17-00655420.
Virginia Chirisa Capital Management Inc. is planning to construct the Chirisa Data Center in Ashburn. The 280,000-sq-ft, 30-MW, Tier III facility will be located at 21445 Beaumeade Circle. The project is valued at $225 million. Chirisa Capital Management Inc., Attn: Colm Piercy, Principal, Stratus House, College Business & Technology Park, Dublin, Ireland. DR#18-00715039.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Kansas The City of Wichita is currently evaluating proposals from design-build firms interested in designing and building a new Northwest Water Treatment Plant. The estimated construction cost is $524 million. City of Wichita, Public Works-Engineering Division, Attn: Hannah Lang, Purchasing Agent, 455 N. Main St., Wichita, 67202. DR#15-00600864.
Texas Dallas Area Rapid Transit has awarded an $815-million design-build contract to Archer Western Herzog 4.0, a joint venture between Archer Western and Herzog Contracting Corp., to construct the Cotton Belt light rail commuter line in Dallas. The 26-mile long line will connect Plano, Richardson, Addison, North Dallas and Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. Jacobs Engineering Group will do the design work for the AWH joint venture. A joint venture of WSP Global and Arredondo, Zepeda & Brunz LLC will perform design review and construction management services. Dallas Area Rapid Transit, 1401 Pacific Ave., Dallas, 75202. DR#17-00524247.
Bid, Proposal Dates
North Dakota 3/4 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking bidders to make improvements to an indoor firing range at Minot Air Force Base. The range will include 35 small-arms positions and four machine-gun positions. All firing positions shall be 25 meters in length and capable of supporting up to 7.62-mm ammunition. Construction will consist of a one-story building with reinforced concrete foundation and floor slab, low-slope built-up roof, structural steel frame, reinforced masonry walls, and load-bearing precast concrete wall panels. The project also includes demolition of four buildings totaling 31,000 sq ft. The project is valued between $17 million and $30 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: Denise Cramer, Contracting Officer, 1616 Capitol Ave., Omaha, Neb., 68102. DR#18-00702911.
Massachusetts 3/8 Claremont Corp. is seeking bidders to build the VIVA at Lakeshore Bridgewater affordable housing development. The facility will include two five-story buildings, containing 330,000 sq ft. It is being designed by Cube 3 Studio, and the project is valued at $53 million. Claremont Corp., Attn: Mike Connors, Vice Pres., 1 Lakeshore Center, Bridgewater, 02324. DR#13-00686631.
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