The City of Unalaska is planning to make improvements to Captains Bay Road. This project will construct paved road, drainage and utilities down Captains Bay Road to the vicinity of the Crowley dock. This will involve approximately two miles of drainage improvements from Airport Beach Road to Crowley, one mile of paving from Airport Beach Road to Westward, and one mile of water/sewer/electric utility extensions from Westward to Crowley. Construction of the first phase is expected to start in the summer of 2022. The project is valued at $54 million. City of Unalaska, P.O. Box 610, Unalaska, 99685. DR#17-00676680.
Crystal Lagoons is planning to build the Crystal Lagoons Resort in Glendale. It will feature an 11-acre lagoon-style waterpark, three hotels containing 600 rooms plus offices, retail, theaters, amusement rides and a 400,000-sq-ft underground parking garage. The buildings are being designed by JCJ Architecture. AECOM Hunt and Killian Construction Co. are the general contractors. The project is valued at $200 million. Crystal Lagoons, 2 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, Fla., 33134. DR#20-00723098.
Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey Team and Merle Hay Investors LLC are planning to convert the former Younkers department store space at Merle Hay Mall into a 3,500-seat multipurpose arena that will be the new home of the Buccaneers hockey team. The arena will have four sheets of ice—one for the Buccaneers and three others, all with bleacher seating, to host additional games, practices and tournaments. Also planned is a 150-room hotel. The project is valued at $130 million. Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey Team, 7201 Hickman Rd., Des Moines, 50322. DR#21-00583803.
The Kentucky Dept. of Finance and Administration is planning to renovate Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville. The project is valued at $50 million. Kentucky Dept. of Finance and Administration, 403 Wapping St., Frankfort, 40601. DR#18-00868827.
Huber Engineered Woods is planning to construct a single-story, 800,000-sq-ft manufacturing plant in Cohasset. Groundbreaking may take place in the spring of 2022. The project is valued at $440 million. Huber Engineered Woods, 10925 David Taylor Drive, Charlotte, N.C., 28262. DR#21-00668453.
The City of Oklahoma is planning to modify and upgrade the South Canadian wastewater treatment plant to meet the new discharge permit limits/levels, increase the capacity of the plant, and upgrade the grit removal facilities. The project designer is CP&Y Inc. The project is valued at $114.5 million. City of Oklahoma Public Works Dept., 420 W. Main St., Oklahoma City, 73102. DR#15-00470649.
Harkins Development Co. is planning to build the Tiverton Heights condominiums in Tiverton. It will include 275 units in a mix of multifamily buildings, townhouses and duplexes. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Harkins Development Co., 1907 E. Main Rd., Portsmouth, 02871. DR#17-00730619.
Horry County is planning to widen U.S. Highway 701 north of Conway from S.R. 319 to Highway 22 to five lanes. The improved road will include turning lanes and installation of bike/pedestrian accommodations such as sidewalks and wider travel lanes. Right-of-way acquisitions are underway. Construction is expected to start in the fall of 2022. The project is valued at $65 million. Horry County, Attn: Steve Gosnell, Assistant County Administrator, Infrastructure, 4401 Privetts Rd., Conway, 29526. DR#15-00437504.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Tunnell Cos. has started construction of Bridlewood Farm at Baywood Villas in Millsboro. The development will include six two-story apartment buildings containing 144 units, plus eight garages. Tunnell Cos., 34026 Annas Way, Long Neck, 19966. DR#18-00741161.
Silver Star Communications has engineered buildout plans in all three of the valleys it serves for 2021 and is currently constructing the main fiber cable. The initial phases this year include areas in Irwin and Driggs, Idaho, and Alta and Alpine, Wyoming. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Silver Star Communications, 550 S.. Washington St., Afton, Wyoming, 83110. DR#21-00674661.
Bid, Proposal Dates
11/1 Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District is seeking bidders to carry out the South Shore Line double-track project in Beverly Shores. AECOM is the architect, and HDR Inc. is the civil engineer on the project. The project is valued at $50 million. Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District, Attn: Tony Siegmund, Purchasing Manager, 33 E. U.S. Highway 12, Chesterton, 46304. DR#20-00749414.
2/1/22 Alameda County is seeking subcontractor bidders to build the five-story, 570-space Dublin Transit Center parking garage in Dublin. The project is valued at $34 million. Alameda County, Attn: Hadi Hadjarzadeh, 1401 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, 94612. DR#20-00778615. n