Georgia AMLI Residential is planning to redevelop the former Cox Communications office complex, occupying a 21.14-acre site in Brookhaven, into a mixed-use development. The AMLI Lake Hearn mixed-use project will involve demolishing the existing 292,000-sq-ft office building and erecting a five-story, 600,0000-sq-ft wood-frame building containing 615 apartments and 25,000 sq ft of commercial space; 5.14 acres will be devoted to park space. Construction is expected to be completed by 2024. The project is valued at $260 million. AMLI Residential, Attn: Collette Jones, vp of development, 260 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, 30303. DR#20-00667487.
Indiana Indianapolis Public Transportation Corp. is planning to construct the Purple Line Bus Rapid Transit line. The 14.8-mile-long route connects the City of Indianapolis and the City of Lawrence, and features 23 new stations, along with eight existing stations. It will also include a mile-long greenway along the north side of 38th Street, from Tacoma to Sheridan. It is being designed by WSP USA Inc., and the project is valued at $140 million. Indianapolis Public Transportation Corp., Attn: Anna Tyszkiewicz, Senior Planner, 200 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, 46204. DR#18-00539743.
Mississippi The University of Mississippi Medical Center is planning to build the Mississippi Center for Medically Fragile Children in Jackson. The 30-bed, single-story, 35,329-sq-ft facility will provide highly specialized skilled nursing, rehabilitation and palliative care to medically dependent pediatric patients. It is being designed by Eley/Barkley/Dale Architects. A bid date has not been announced yet, but construction is expected to begin in 2021. The project is valued at $14.5 million. University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State St., Jackson, 39216. DR#18-00760317.
New Mexico Photosol US Renewable Energy is planning to construct the Shiprock Solar project in Waterflow. The project entails building a 372-MW solar farm comprising 1.3 million solar panels on a 2,535-acre site. It would connect to the existing Western Area Power Administration substation via an approximately 1,400-ft 345-kV transmission line (using a constructed main collector substation location near the WAPA substation) or approximately 2,600 ft to PNM’s 345-kV San Juan station as the second option (using an alternative location for the Main Collector Substation). It will also include a 186-MW battery storage facility. The project is valued at $465 million. Photosol US Renewable Energy, 2279 N University Pkwy., Provo, Utah 86404. DR#21-00467543.
Oregon Oregon Metro is planning to carry out the Highway 212 complete street and right-of-way reconstruction in Portland. The project involves reconstructing the roadway including sidewalks, bicycle facilities and crossings, to improve access and safety, as well as grade-separating the intersection with 142nd Avenue and realigning 135th Avenue. The project is valued at $99 million. Oregon Metro, 600 NE Grand Ave., Portland, 97232. DR#20-00596785.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
California The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $29.5-million firm-fixed-price contract to Nordic Industries to construct 1.8 miles of varying types of seepage cutoff walls for the Sacramento River East Levee. The work entails constructing open trench soil-bentonite and slag cement-cement-bentonite cutoff walls, deep mix method cutoff walls and jet grout cutoff walls. Nordic Industries, 1437 Furneaux Rd., Marysville, 95901. DR#20-00758754.
Minnesota Pulte Home Corp. has started construction of Row Homes at Highland Bridge in Saint Paul. The development will include 15 blocks of row homes totaling 300 units and covering 638,500 sq ft. The development is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. This is the first development on the former site of Ford Motor Co.’s Twin Cities Assembly Plant. The 122-acre site will eventually contain 3,800 housing units, 150,000 sq ft of retail space, 265,000 sq ft of office space, 50,000 sq ft of civic or institutional space and 55 acres of public and open space. Pulte Homes Corp., 7500 Flying Cloud Drive, Eden Prairie, 55344. DR#20-00809960.
Bid, Proposal Dates
Oklahoma 2/25 The City of Enid is seeking subcontractor bidders for the Kaw Lake water supply project. The project entails building a micro-tunnel intake to withdraw water from Kaw Lake, 70-miles of raw water conveyance pipeline, a new 10.5 million gallon-per-day water treatment plant and distribution system improvements. The project has been designed by Garver Engineers, and Garney Companies Inc. has been chosen as the construction manager. The project is valued at $315 million. City of Enid, P.O. Box 1768, Enid, 73702. DR#19-00550229.
New Jersey 3/18 The New Jersey Dept. of Transportation is seeking bidders to carry out substructure repairs to the Pulaski Skyway, a 3.5-mile-long steel deck truss cantilever bridge-causeway in Jersey City, built in 1932. The project involves superstructure and substructure repairs incorporating seismic retrofit measures between Pier 45 and Pier 61. The project is valued at between $100 million and $200 million. New Jersey Dept. of Transportation, 1035 Parkway Ave., Ewing, 08618. DR#20-00646018.
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