The City of Montgomery is planning to construct a whitewater park on a 120-acre site adjacent to Maxwell Air Force Base. It will offer two whitewater courses, an Olympic standard course and one for families. The pump-powered channel will carry kayakers along a man-made course that winds around restaurants and concert venues. There will also be climbing walls, ziplines, rope courses, and trails for biking, running and hiking. The project is valued at $38 million. JESCO Inc. has been chosen as the general contractor. City of Montgomery, 103 N. Perry St., Montgomery, 36104. DR#18-00902277.
Verbio North America Corp. is planning to build a renewable natural gas production facility on a 145-acre site in Wellington to produce bio-methane, which will be injected into the Black Hills Energy natural gas transmission pipeline to be shipped to compressed gas facilities. The project is valued at $100 million. Verbio North America Corp., 17199 N. Laurel Park Drive, Livonia, Mich., 48152. DR#21-00698173.
Johns Hopkins University is planning to build a new student center in Baltimore. The three story, 150,000-sq-ft building will include a 250-seat theater, a dance studio, dining hall, a central living room space for students, and solar panels. Bjarke Ingels Group and Shepley Bullfinch Inc. are the designers, and Clark Construction Group LLC has been selected as the general contractor. Construction is expected to start in March 2022. The project is valued at $150 million. Johns Hopkins University, 3001 Remington Ave., Baltimore, 21211. DR#20-00650045.
The City of Henderson is planning to carry out the Reimagine Boulder Highway Project. The project entails reducing the traffic lanes from six to four, while also adding two dedicated lanes for bus rapid transit down the center, building dedicated bike lanes, installing crosswalks every third of a mile, adding wide sidewalks on both sides, upgrading the street lighting and creating frontage roads for exiting traffic. The project is valued at $130 million. City of Henderson, 240 S. Water St., Henderson, 89015. DR#21-00726158.
The Jamestown Stutsman Development Corp. is planning to construct the Bison World theme park. It will include a hotel, restaurant, discovery center and gondola. It will be designed by Apogee Attractions. The project is valued at $72.5 million. Jamestown Stutsman Development Corp., Attn: Kevin Cooper, 120 Second St. SE, Jamestown, 58401.DR#21-00774532.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Shaw Construction has started building The Lock at FlatIrons Apartments in Broomfield. The five-story, 407,724-sq-ft building will contain 254 apartments, a fitness center, parking garage and outdoor pool. It has been designed by Dwell Design Studio. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Shaw Construction, 300 Kalamath St., Denver, 80223. DR#20-00716177.
Ulliman Schutte Construction LLC has begun carrying out the modernization of the R.W. Neilson Water Treatment Plant in Winston Salem. The project involves dewatering and cleaning of existing raw water reservoirs; modifications to existing raw water junction box; modifications to existing raw water booster pumping station; modifications to rapid mix and flocculation basins, sedimentation basins, filters, piping, and appurtenances; modifications to an existing chemical building and sodium hypochlorite storage facility that includes new chemical storage tanks. The project is valued at $100 million. Ulliman Schutte Construction LLC, 14420 Albemarle Point Place, Chantille, Va., 20151. DR#16-00573437.
Bid, Proposal Dates
10/29 Ohio State University is seeking bidders to carry out HVAC system upgrades to the Martha Morehouse Tower at the Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. Most floors will receive a new air handler unit. The project will also require multiple upgrades to the electrical substations. Construction is expected to start in December 2022 and be completed by January 2025. The project is valued at $14.8 million. Ohio State University, Attn: Christian Hartsell, 2009 Millikin Road, Columbus, 43210. DR#21-00766493.
12/10 The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is seeking bidders to construct a replacement of Substation No. 2 for its PATH subway system. The project entails construction of a two-story steel-framed substation building, including switchgear, heavy-duty traction power transformers, medium voltage and traction power cables, supervisory control and data acquisition system, synchronous optical network equipment and security and access controls; construction of a bulkhead for a tunnel emergency evacuation shaft and an underground utility connection to existing PATH tunnels and subsurface utilities; furnishing, installing and commissioning electrical and mechanical equipment, a compressor plant for pneumatic air system and fire protection systems; and furnishing and installing stand-by generators. The project is valued at between $100 million and $110 million. Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, Attn: Megan Lancelot-Zielinski, 4 World Trade Center, New York City, 10007. DR#21-00727437.