ARIZONA Beazer Homes is planning to build Vista del Verde, a 435-lot single-family subdivision in Avondale. The project has been designed by Hilgart Wilson, and is valued between $25 million and $50 million. Beazer Homes, 2005 West 14th St., Tempe, 85251. DR#18-00513926.
GEORGIA The Georgia Dept. of Transportation is planning to construct the Southeast Rome Bypass, a 4.6-mile-long rural four-lane roadway, divided by a 44-ft-wide grassed median with 10-ft-wide outside shoulders of which 6.5 ft will be paved. It begins at State Route 101 and ends at the State Route 1 Loop (existing East Rome Bypass.) There are bridges proposed over Callier Springs Road and over U.S. Route 411/State Route 20. A diamond interchange is proposed at U.S. Route 411/State Route 20. Also included is the reconstruction of 5,500 ft of State Route 101 from a two-lane rural to a four-lane urban curb and gutter section with a 20-ft raised median, sidewalks and bike lanes. The project is valued at $83 million. Georgia Dept. of Transportation, 600 W. Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, 30308. DR#14-00481543.
IDAHO Union Pacific Railroad is planning to build the Meadow Creek Siding on the Spokane Subdivision near Meadow Creek. The siding will give the railroad the flexibility to run longer trains and support increasing traffic to and from the Eastport gateway. The project is valued between $25 million and $50 million. Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St., Omaha, Neb., 68179. DR#19-00575522.
KENTUCKY RWD Properties LLC is planning to develop the River Pointe Apartment Complex on a 37-acre site at 12503 Dixie Highway in Louisville. The development will include 256 residential units on 17.8 acres of the site, plus two other multifamily tracts and two commercial tracts. The project is valued at $30 million. RWD Properties LLC, 10500 Monteray Place Circle, Louisville, 40272. DR#17-00868877.
MINNESOTA The Saint Paul Public Schools District is planning a remodeling and addition to the American Indian Magnet PreK-8th Grade School. The project includes the renovation and reconfiguration of classrooms, boiler and HVAC replacement, renovation of restrooms, and construction of a 22,642-sq-ft addition for a larger cafeteria and pow-wow space. The project is valued at $33 million. Saint Paul Public Schools District, Attn: Tom Parent, Facilities Director, 1930 Como Ave., Saint Paul, 55108. DR#16-00521961.
SOUTH DAKOTA The City of Sioux Falls is planning a main pump station replacement at its sewer plant. The project involves the replacement of the original main pump station along Rice Street near the Big Sioux River with added capacity, efficiency and standby power needs. It will also be elevated to minimize the risk of flooding. The project has been designed by HR Green Inc. and is valued at $19.5 million. City of Sioux Falls, 224 West 9th St., Sioux Falls, 57104. DR#15-00535703.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
NEW YORK Holt Industrial Services Inc. and Scrufari Construction Co., as design-build partners, have started construction of a new intermodal passenger station in downtown Buffalo. The three-story Exchange Street Station will be located on the footprint of the existing Amtrak station, but will be twice as large. It will be elevated and located closer to the street than the existing station. It will serve Amtrak as well as intercity buses and will connect to Buffalo’s new light-rail system through a covered pedestrian plaza. Construction is expected to be completed by September 2020. The design-build contract is for $27.7 million. Scrufari Construction Co., 3925 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls, 14305. DR#18-00520999.
VIRGINIA Hess Construction Co. is starting construction of the Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park in Arcola. The 257-acre park will include a nature center building, park office building, renovation of a historical building, 17 athletic fields with lighting, restrooms and concessions, a skate plaza, and 75 acres of passive recreational space. The project is valued at $76.5 million. Hess Construction Co., 804 W. Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg, Md., 20878. DR#15-00540357.
Bid, Proposal Dates
NEW JERSEY 6/5 Ramapo College is seeking bidders to carry out a renovation and addition to the George T. Potter Library on its campus in Mahwah. The project entails renovating the library, including rehabilitation to rectify water infiltration and mold, the upgrading of its electrical and technological infrastructure, and the construction of a new learning commons. The project is being designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. The project is valued between $20 million and $25 million. Ramapo College, Attn: Debi Elezovic, 505 Ramapo Valley Rd., Mahwah, 07430. DR#11-00637108
WASHINGTON 6/12 The City of Seattle is seeking bidders to construct a 13,939-ft-long, 18-ft,10-in.-internal-dia segmentally lined tunnel using a pressurized face tunnel boring machine; construct five shafts; install a 646-ft-long, 94-in.-internal-dia conveyance tunnel under the Lake Washington Ship Canal using a microtunnel boring machine; and install surface conveyance piping and structures. The project is valued at $218 million. City of Seattle Public Utilities, Attn: Ryan Brady, 700 Fifth Ave., Seattle, 98104. DR#18-00716731.
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