Pulse: Project News for the Week of March 11, 2019
Alabama The Alabama Dept. of Transportation is planning to widen and resurface Jack Warner Parkway/Martin Luther King Blvd. in Tuscaloosa, from State Route 13 (Lurleen Wallace Blvd.) to Sixth Street. The project is valued at $10.6 million. Alabama Dept. of Transportation, 9371 Highway 14, Greensboro, 36744. DR#11-00567064.
Connecticut The City of New Haven is planning to rehabilitate the Grand Avenue Bridge, a swing bridge which crosses the Quinnipiac River. The project will include new bridge abutments, approach spans, electrical and mechanical systems and rehabilitation of the swing span. It will also entail installing an “exodermic” deck, repositioning and re-pointing the historic masonry foundations, and blast cleaning and repainting the structural steel. The bridge was erected in 1898. The project has been designed by Hardesty & Hanover LLP. The project is valued at $25 million. City of New Haven, Attn: Michael Fumiatti, Purchasing Director, 200 Orange St., New Haven, 06510. DR#09-00576745.
Idaho The City of Boise is planning to build a main library complex, at 715 S. Capitol Blvd. The three-story, 150,000-sq-ft building will include a 115,000-sq-ft library space, a 22,000-sq-ft arts and history center and an 18,000-sq-ft event space with seating for 300 to 400 people. Construction is expected to start in October 2019 and be completed by December 2021. It is being designed by Safdie Architects, and Okland Construction has been selected as the construction manager-at-risk. The project is valued at $69 million. City of Boise, Attn: Megan Harvey, 150 N. Capitol Blvd., Boise, 83702. DR#17-00543017.
Indiana Purdue University is planning to renovate the Purdue Memorial Union Club Hotel in West Lafayette. The project will entail renovating the guest rooms and lobby, while adding a restaurant, bar and exercise room. Shiel-Sexton Co. Inc. has been chosen as the construction manager. The project is valued at $35 million. Purdue University, Attn: Drew Furry, 1801 Newman Rd., West Lafayette, 47906. DR#18-00893883.
Iowa Cedar Falls Community School District is planning to build Cedar Falls High School. The 294,819-sq-ft building will be located off West 27th Street. It is being designed by InVision Architecture. The project is valued at between $80 million and $85 million. Cedar Falls Community School District, 1002 W. First St., Cedar Falls, 50613. DR#12-00646928.
Wisconsin SHINE Medical Technologies is planning to construct a medical isotope production facility in Janesville. The single-story, 57,000-sq-ft building will be located at 4021 South Highway 51. SHINE will manufacture radioisotopes for use in nuclear medicine. Baker Concrete Construction has been selected as the general contractor. The project is valued at $40 million. SHINE Medical Technologies, 2555 Industrial Drive, Monona, 53713. DR#18-00823838.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
California ENTACT has begun carrying out the final remediation of the Ascon Landfill site in Huntington Beach. The 38-acre Ascon site operated as a waste disposal facility from about 1938 to 1984, initially accepting waste from oil drilling, and after 1971, construction debris. The work will entail excavation of up to 32,000 cu yd of contaminated materials, to be disposed off site, and construction of an engineered protective cap, a vapor collection system and two stormwater detention basins. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. ENTACT, P.O. Box 13857, San Luis Obispo, 93406. DR#19-00540799.
North Carolina Kaufman Lynn Construction and WIMCO have begun constructing a mixed-use project on a five-acre site in Wilmington adjacent to the Port City Marina. The project, named Pier 33, consists of a six-story, 330,069-sq-ft structure containing 287 apartments, 20,000-sq-ft of retail space, and a 525-space parking garage. The project has been designed by J. Davis Architects. The project is valued at $60 million. Kaufman Lynn Construction, 1201 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, 33928. DR#14-00469184.
Oregon The City of Portland is seeking a consultant to provide architectural and engineering services for a 160-mil gal per day water treatment facility as part of the Bull Run filtration project. The work will include geotechnical site investigation, environmental documentation, surveying and construction oversight. The project is estimated to ultimately cost between $350 million and $500 million, and be completed by 2027. City of Portland, Attn: Christopher Bowker, Procurement Center, 1120 SW Fifth Ave., Portland, 97204. DR#14-00642312.
Bid, Proposal Dates
District of Columbia 3/29 The Office of the Architect of the Capitol is seeking bidders to carry out elevator controller upgrades and replacements to the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building. The project entails upgrading all 18 of the building’s elevators, including five hydraulic elevators, 12 traction system elevators and one service elevator. The project will improve energy efficiency, remote monitoring capabilities and increase reliability of the building’s elevator systems. The project is valued at $10 million. Office of the Architect of the Capitol, Attn: Jacob Perez, Ford House Office Building, Second and D Sts. SW, Washington, 20515. DR#19-090546927.
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