Pulse: Project News for the Week of April 15, 2019
Maryland Stewart Associates is planning to develop a Great Wolf Resorts Waterpark on a 40-acre site in the Chesapeake Overlook area just off Interstate 95 in Perryville. The 450,000-sq-ft project will include a 500-room hotel, a 1,000-person conference center, restaurants and entertainment venues. The project is valued at $100 million. Stewart Associates, 950 Smile Way, York, Pa. 17404. DR#18-00910198.
Michigan The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to construct a second lock at Sault Sainte Marie, a vital transit point for iron ore and grain shipments. The new lock will be 110-ft x 1,200-ft, the same size as the existing Poe Lock. The project includes deepening of the upstream channel on St. Mary’s River and new approach walls. The project is valued at $1 billion. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: Molly Mahoney, 477 Michigan Ave., Detroit, 48226. DR#18-00691558.
New Hampshire NextEra Energy plans to develop the Chinook Solar Array, a 30MW solar farm, west of Route 2 near #4 Road in Fitzwilliam. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. NextEra Energy, 700 Universe Blvd., Juno Beach, Fla., 33408. DR#18-006978642.
New Mexico The City of Albuquerque plans to develop a new pool facility at North Domingo Park. The project is valued at $12 million. City of Albuquerque Parks & Recreation Dept., Attn: Brandon Gibson, Aquatic Division, P.O. Box 1293, Albuquerque, 87103. DR#16-00667131.
Oklahoma The Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, which is devoted to both fine art and American history, plans to carry out a renovation and expansion project. As a first step, the museum has hired Gallagher & Associates, a museum planning and design firm, to do an interpretative master plan and feasibility study. The project is valued at $75 million. Gilcrease Museum, 1400 Gilcrease Museum Rd., Tulsa, 74127. DR#19-00527327.
Oregon The Oregon Dept. of Transportation is planning to replace the 90-year-old Scottsburg Bridge in Douglas County with a new bridge. The new bridge will feature a wider roadway, less-sharp approach curves and higher overhead clearance. The project is valued at $42.8 million. Oregon Dept. of Transportation, 3930 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem, 97302. DR#14-00618541.
Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is developing two fiber optic networks. Both design-build projects involve the design and installation of a network of eight fiber-optic ½-in.-dia microducts bundled inside two conduits, two fiber-optic cables and associated equipment within the Commission’s right-of-way. One network will run 112 miles along the East-West Mainline from Harrisburg to the Delaware River Bridge, crossing over 79 bridges. The second network will run 110 miles along the Northeastern Extension from the Mid County toll plaza to Clarks Summit, crossing over 77 bridges and one tunnel. The project is valued at between $50 million and $75 million. Bidding is expected to take place during the summer or fall of 2019. Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, 700 S. Eisenhower Blvd., Middletown, 17057. DR#19-00552332.
Wisconsin SHINE Medical Technologies is planning to build a medical isotope production facility. The 57,000-sq-ft building will be located at 4021 S. Highway 51 in Madison. Baker Concrete Construction has been chosen as the general contractor. The project is valued at $40 million. SHINE Medical Technologies, Attn: Greg Piefer, CEO, 2555 Industrial Drive, Monona, 53713. DR#18-00823838.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Georgia Holder Construction Co. has started building a new headquarters building for Norfolk Southern in Atlanta. The project includes a 22-story, 750,000-sq-ft office building, including a 14,000-sq-ft child care space, and a seven-story, 2,000-space parking deck. The project was designed by HKS Inc., and is valued at $550 million. Holder Construction Co., 3333 Riverwood Parkway SE, Atlanta, 30339. DR#18-00811122.
West Virginia The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $21.7 million firm-fixed-price contract to Brayman Construction Corp. to construct a temporary cellular cofferdam at the Bluestone Dam in Hinton. The work will consist of placement of cellular and transitional sheet piling, templates, framing, and fill material, to construct five cells, each 36 ft dia and 49 ft tall. Brayman Construction Corp., 406 Riverside Drive, Hinton, 25951. DR#18-00855168.
Bid, Proposal Dates
California 4/26 The University of California, Los Angeles is seeking concrete subcontractor bidders for the Lot 15 Residence Hall. The project entails two eight- to 10-story buildings, containing 1,800 beds, and totaling up to 343,000 sq ft. The project is valued at $72.2 million. UCLA, 1060 Veteran Ave., Los Angeles, 90024. DR#17-00805624.
Idaho 4/30 The Post Falls School District is seeking bidders to build a new Post Falls Elementary School at Foxtail. The project has been designed by Architects West and is valued at $10.2 million. Post Falls School District, 206 W. Mullan Ave., Post Falls, 83854. DR#19-00615976.
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