Arizona The City of Goodyear is planning to develop a civic square on a 47-acre site located between McDowell Road and Monte Vista Drive and between 150th Drive and the Bullard Wash. Phase I will feature a four-story, 125,000-sq-ft City Hall building with a two-story, 20,000-sq-ft public library in addition to council chambers and city offices. The project also will feature key partner Globe Corp.’s three-story, 100,000-sq-ft office building, a parking structure that can accommodate up to 1,100 vehicles, and Civic Square Park, a two-acre greenspace. Groundbreaking for Phase I is planned for April 2021. The project is valued at $100 million. City of Goodyear, 190 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, 85338. DR#19-00715792.
Maryland The Montgomery County Dept. of Public Works is planning to extend Observation Drive in Germantown. The project entails constructing a 2.2-mile-long, four-lane divided roadway within a minimum 150-ft right of way, as well as an 8-ft-wide shared-use path on the west side and an 8-ft-wide sidewalk on the east side. A bike path will also be added on the east side from the existing Observation Drive near Waters Discovery Lane to Little Seneca Parkway to provide greenway connectivity. The project includes a 550-ft-long bridge near Waters Discovery Lane, ending at West Old Baltimore Road near the future MTA Comsat Station. The project is being designed by Gannett Fleming Engineers. Final design will begin in 2022, followed by land acquisition, with construction to begin in 2024. The project is valued at $76.8 million. Montgomery County Dept. of Public Works, Attn: Joe Hutchings, Engineer, 101 Monroe St., Rockville, 20850. DR#04-00779642.
Missouri Imagine Resorts is planning to build a family destination resort on a 68-acre site in Hollister, the village adjacent to Branson. The resort will include a 100,000-sq-ft indoor waterpark, 450 guest rooms and cabins, six to eight themed restaurants and dining experiences, 40,000 sq ft of family entertainment space, 10,000 sq ft of retail space and 30,000 sq ft of convention space for corporate meetings and family reunions. The project is valued at $300 million. Contact owner’s agent: City of Hollister, 312 Esplanade Drive, Hollister, 65672. DR#20-00693105.
North Carolina The City of Wilmington is planning to construct a new railroad alignment and bridge over the Cape Fear River to connect the CSX serving yard in Navassa, also known as Davis Yard, with the Port of Wilmington. The project will also repurpose rail lines in Wilmington as a light passenger-rail service. AECOM has been chosen as the designer, and design is expected to take three years. The project is valued at between $650 million and $950 million. City of Wilmington, Attn: Aubrey Parsley, Rail Realign Director, 305 Chestnut St., Wilmington, 28401. DR#20-00461045.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Kansas The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $26.4-million firm-fixed-price contract to StructSure Projects Inc. to renovate the Military Corrections Complex at Fort Leavenworth. The work entails repairing showers in domicile pods, replacing plumbing in some areas, and replacing HVAC and DDC controls and fire alarms. In addition, the contract includes repairs to the dining facility floors and parking lot and replacement of roofs and the underground hot and chilled water piping system. StructSure Projects Inc., 903 E. 104th St., Kansas City, Mo. 64131. DR#20-00619388.
Oregon Holder Construction has started building the PORO3 data center for Stack Infrastructure in Hillsboro. The single-story, 180,000-sq-ft building will encompass office space and a 24-MW data center. Construction is expected to be completed by August 2021. The project is valued at $70 million. Stack Infrastructure, 1600 Broadway, Denver, 80202. DR#20-00750824.
Bid, Proposal Dates
California 11/30 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking bidders to carry out Contract 2 for the Sacramento River East Levee. Contract 2 entails construction of 1.8 miles of varying types of seepage cutoff walls, including open trench soil-bentonite and slag cement-cement-bentonite cutoff walls, deep mix method cutoff walls and jet grout cutoff walls. Construction of the cutoff walls is along discontinuous reaches of the levee within the Miller Park, Little Pocket and Big Pocket areas of Sacramento. It also involves the removal and replacement of City of Sacramento Sump 63 in the Big Pocket and removal, handling and disposal of contaminated soils. The project is valued at between $25 million and $100 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: DeAnna Mannel, Contract Specialist, 1325 J St., Sacramento, 95814. DR#20-00758754.
Illinois 12/1 The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District is seeking bidders to carry out boiler upgrades at the Hanover Park Water Reclamation Plant. The project entails removal of two natural gas boilers and installation of five new boilers—two natural gas and three digester gas/natural gas boilers—in the pump and blower building. Five digester gas/natural gas boilers will be also removed from the digester complex. The project is valued at between $12.1 million and $14.6 million. Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, Attn: Darlene LoCascio, 100 E. Erie St., Chicago, 60611. DR#20-00471281.
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