Pulse: Project News for the Week of June 8, 2020
Indiana Spectacle Entertainment is planning to construct the Rocksino Casino on a 25-acre site at the intersection of Bill Farr Drive and Joe Fox Street in Terre Haute. The two-story, 100,000-sq-ft building will contain 1,150 slot machines and 50 table games. It will include four restaurants, four bars, an enclosed walkway to the adjacent Home2Suites hotel, a 300-seat entertainment venue and 1,500 parking spaces. Construction is expected to start in September 2020 and to be completed by September 2021. The project is valued at $120 million. Spectacle Entertainment, 111 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, 46204. DR#19-00749285.
Louisiana The Louisiana Stadium & Exposition District is planning to renovate the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The upgrades will include expanded concourses, removal of the ramp system and replacement of it with elevators and escalators, expanded club and suite levels, new entry gates, concession stands and improved access for people with disabilities. The four-phase project will run from 2020 through 2024, with heavy construction taking place during professional football’s off-season months. Trahan Architects, APAC, is the designer, and The Tobler Co. LLC has been selected as the program manager. The project is valued at $450 million. Louisiana Stadium & Exposition District, 1500 Girod St., New Orleans, 70113. DR#19-00786907.
New Mexico Pattern Development is planning to construct Mesa Canyons Wind Farm in Estancia. The 1,000-MW wind farm will directly interconnect to the Western Spirit Transmission Line, delivering power to the New Mexico grid at the existing Pajarito substation. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Pattern Development, 1088 Sansome St., San Francisco, 94111. DR#18-00828611.
Oregon Multnomah County is planning to build a new Capitol Hill Library branch. The 30,000-sq-ft building will replace the existing 6,400-sq-ft library on its site on SW Capitol Highway in Portland. The project is valued at between $20 million and $40 million. Multnomah County, Attn: Purchasing Dept., 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, 97214. DR#20-00591213.
Pennsylvania The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority is planning to carry out a wet weather plant expansion of the Woods Run Sewage Treatment Plant in Pittsburgh. The plant’s capacity will be increased to 600 million gallons per day. A new pump station will provide an additional 120-MGD pumping capacity. A new headworks will be added as well as six new mechanical bar screens and six new aerated grit tanks. Two new primary tanks will increase primary capacity to 600 MGD. Secondary capacity will be increased to 295 MGD by adding two new secondary clarifiers, along with a new return-activated sludge-pumping station, a new outfall and a new disinfection system. The project is valued at $335 million. Arcadis-US has been chosen as the designer, and Michael Baker International has been selected as the construction manager. Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, 3300 Preble Ave., Pittsburgh, 15233. DR#16-00462100.
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Alabama Hoar Construction Co. has begun building the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center mental health clinic. The two-story, 60,000-sq-ft building will allow all VA mental health services to be provided in one place, and the clinic will offer new resources not previously available at the current VA hospital due to lack of space. The project will include 450 surface parking spaces. Hoar is partnering with developer US Federal Properties Co. LLC and architect Hoefer Wysocki. Hoar Construction Co., 2 Metroplex Drive, Birmingham, 35209. DR#20-00612623.
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District of Columbia 6/8 The Architect of the Capitol is seeking bidders to carry out the Capitol Power Plant Tunnel restoration and R Tunnel repair project at the intersection of Second Street and Constitution Avenue NE. The work requires an underground survey and relocations of existing utilities within the R Tunnel, followed by open excavation and at-grade construction activities as well as temporarily supporting existing structures, utilities and adjacent structures to provide a new tunnel expansion and structural steel liner to the R Tunnel section. It also entails rerouting of the chilled-water line and high-pressure steam condensate lines via the new tunnel expansion. This repair project includes coordination with various entities and authorities having jurisdiction, including the U.S. Senate, Supreme Court, U.S. Capitol Police, National Park Service, Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building and Union Station. The project is valued at between $5 million and $10 million. Architect of the Capitol, Attn: Darwin Thomas, Contracting Office, Ford House Office Bldg., Second & D Streets SW, Washington, 20515. DR#20-00584473.
West Virginia 9/15 The West Virginia Dept. of Highways plans to relocate a 5.25-mile portion of West Virginia State Route 2, beginning approximately ½ mile south of the Marshall County line in Proctor to approximately ¼ mile south of Marshall County Route 78 just north of Sims Run in Kent. The project will upgrade the roadway from a rural two-lane arterial to a four-lane divided highway. The project is valued at $118 million. West Virginia Dept. of Highways, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, 25305. DR#19-00760734.
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