Minnesota Solhem Cos. is planning to construct Pentagon Park Apartments in Edina. The seven-story, 55,563-sq-ft building will contain 404 units, 231 underground parking spaces, 197 ground-level parking spaces and an outdoor pool. It is being designed by Boarman Kroos Vogel & Associates Inc. The project is valued at $65.2 million. Solhem Cos., 3021 Holmes Ave. S., Minneapolis, 55408. DR#21-00474476.
Mississippi The Mississippi Bureau of Building, Grounds & Real Property Management is planning to renovate Charles Moore Hall, an administrative and classroom building at Jackson State University. The two-story, 56,500-sq-ft brick building was erected in 1973. The renovation project has been designed by Eley Guild Hardy Architects and is valued at $10 million. Mississippi Bureau of Building, Grounds & Real Property Management, 550 High St., Jackson, 39201. DR#03-00849291.
New Mexico Photosol US Renewable Energy is planning to build the Four Corners Solar Power and Battery Storage Project in San Juan County. The 400-MW solar farm with battery storage will occupy reclaimed land at Navajo Mine. The project is valued at $500 million. Photosol US Renewable Energy, 2279 N. University Parkway, Provo, Utah 84604. DR#21-00467643.
South Carolina Spartanburg County is planning to build a new Judicial Center Courthouse in Spartanburg. The six-story, 337,000-sq-ft building will contain 17 courtrooms and various offices. It is being designed by McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, and Turner Construction Co. has been chosen as the construction manager. Construction is expected to start in August and be completed by July 2023. The project is valued at $133 million. Spartanburg County Purchasing Dept., Attn: Lisa Coleman, Procurement Director, 366 N. Church St., Spartanburg, 29303. DR#18-00548642.
Utah The Ute Indian Tribe is planning to construct the 600-MW Sweetwater Pumped Storage Project in San Juan County. The project will include an upper reservoir consisting of a 40-ft-high, 9,000-ft-long dam to create a 120-acre reservoir with a capacity of 5,000 acre-ft at 6,770 ft elevation and a lower reservoir consisting of a 130-ft-high, 1,700-ft-long dam to create a 163-acre reservoir with a capacity of 5,000 acre-ft at 5,685 ft elevation. The project would also include construction of two 5,000-ft-long, 14-ft-dia headrace tunnels; a 1,200-ft-long, 14-ft-dia vertical shaft; two 3,300-ft-long, 16-ft-dia tailrace tunnels; a 500-ft-long, 80-ft-wide, 50-ft-high powerhouse housing three 200-MW pump-turbine generators; and a 9.3-mile-long 345-kV transmission line. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a preliminary permit in April 2020 to Gridflex Energy LLC to study the feasibility of the project. The project is valued at $50 million. Ute Indian Tribe, Attn: Tracy “Jake” Warrick, Director, Ute Environmental Health Program, P.O. Box 186, Fort Duchesne, 84026. DR#16-00638651.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Missouri Ideker Inc. has started reconstructing the north end of Runway 1L-19R at Kansas City International Airport, which is 5,600 ft long and 150 ft wide. This reconstruction will provide 17-in. surface concrete, 5-in. econocrete base, 6-in. aggregate subbase and 9-in. lime treated subgrade. The project also includes rehabilitation of the runway’s west shoulder pavement, replacement of the runway’s electrical system and regrading of the west runway safety area. The project is valued at $40.3 million. Ideker Inc., P.O. Box 7140, St. Joseph, 64507. DR#19-00703219.
Oklahoma JE Dunn Construction, the construction manager, is currently evaluating subcontractor bid submissions for the Norman Regional Healthplex expansion project. The project entails constructing a three-story, 232,000-sq-ft tower and adding 124 beds. The project also includes renovating 84,000 sq ft of the existing facility. The expansion has been designed by Hammel Green & Abrahamson Inc. The project is valued at $175 million. JE Dunn Construction, 4 E. Sheridan Ave., Oklahoma City, 73104. DR#21-00468956.
Bid, Proposal Dates
Illinois 5/11 The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District is seeking bidders to carry out the McCook & Thornton Reservoirs rock wall stabilization project. The scope of work consists of stabilizing the near vertical excavated walls of the reservoir through the installation of rock bolts, rock dowels, cable bolts, chain link wire mesh and shotcrete. It also includes the installation of instrumentation and monitoring devices and related equipment. The project is valued at $17.3 million. Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, 100 E. Erie St., Chicago, 60611. DR#20-00469705.
California 5/27 The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District is seeking CM at-risk bidders to carry out electrical upgrades to its solids handling facility in Martinez. The project entails renovations to the sludge blending/storage, sludge dewatering system, multiple hearth furnaces, wet scrubber and air pollution control system, seismic strengthening and ash handling facilities. The project is valued at $110 million. Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, Attn: Nathan Hodges, Project Manager, 5019 Imhoff Place, Martinez, 94553. DR#16-00640274.
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