ALABAMA The Tennessee Valley Authority is considering building a solar farm outside Courtland. The TVA acquired a two-year purchase option on 3,000 acres in Lawrence County in January 2020. The project is valued at $49 million. Tennessee Valley Authority, 400 W. Summit Hill Drive, Knoxville, Tenn., 37902. DR#20-00466737.


The city of Bentonville is planning a roadway improvement project. The project involves constructing a new interchange on Interstate 49 and extending NE J Street northward from Tiger Boulevard across I-49 for approximately 1.1 miles. This will require construction of two bridges—one across Shewmaker Creek and one across I-49. The proposed NE J Street will be four lanes. The project is valued at $21.1 million. City of Bentonville, 117 W. Central Ave., Bentonville, 72712. DR#21-00555388.


Kupono Partners LLC is planning to construct the Ohia Luxury Resort in Koloa on the island of Kauai. It is being designed by The Build Group Inc., and Williams Construction has been chosen as the general contractor. The first phase, on 25 acres, will include an 85-room boutique hotel and 65 residences. The project is valued at $100 million. Kupono Partners LLC, 1330 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, 96814. DR#21-00615038.
MARYLAND S.S. Papadopulos & Associates and Aksoylu Properties LLC plan to develop Artena Bethesda, an apartment building at 8000 Wisconsin Ave. in Bethesda. The 19-story, 555,000-sq-ft building will contain 441 units, 20,000 sq ft of ground-floor retail space and 312 below-grade parking spaces. It is being designed by Davis, Carter, Scott. The project is valued at $80 million. S.S. Papadopulos & Associates, 801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, 20852. DR#17-00831145.


The Clark County School District is planning to build a new high school, the Northeast Career and Technical Academy, near West Deer Springs Way and Commerce Street in Las Vegas. It will be between 225,000 and 300,000 sq ft.  It is being designed by TSK Architects, and CORE Construction – West has been selected as the construction manager at-risk. The project is valued at $245 million. Clark County School District, 4212 Eucalyptus Ave., Las Vegas, 89121. DR#21-00549453.


Tuscan Brands LLC is planning to build the Tuscan Village Life Science R&D Buildings in Salem. The complex of six buildings, totaling 1.2 million sq ft, will include Building 5100 (a five-story office building); Building 5200A (a three-story office building); Buildings 5200 and 5300 (both six-story manufacturing buildings); Building 5400 (a three-story warehouse); and Building 5500 (a five-story parking garage). PROCON, a design-builder, has been selected to carry out the project. The project is valued at $100 million. Tuscan Brands LLC, Attn: Joseph Faro, Owner, 67 Main St., Salem, 03079. DR#19-00507603.


The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District is planning to carry out the River Road Metropolitan Interceptor Sewer and Glendale Sewer Project. It will improve the hydraulic capacity of the district’s North Shore MIS by replacing the Milwaukee River MIS north of Green Tree Road with the proposed River Road MIS. The scope also includes design and construction of 7,000 ft of 15- and 18-in.-dia Glendale sewers by the city of Glendale. The project is valued at $59.9 million. Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, 260 W. Seeboth St., Milwaukee, 53201. DR#19-00891971.

Bids, Contracts, Proposals


The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a $41.2-million contract to Ames Construction for repairs to the Glen Elder Dam. The work involves replacing the spillway chute. Ames Construction Inc., 2500 County Road 42 W., Burnsville, Minn., 55337. DR#21-00618001.


Hansen-Rice Inc. has started building the Bueno Foods Freezer Warehouse in Albuquerque. The 27,780-sq-ft building is located at 2001 Fourth St. SW. The project is valued at $10 million. Hansen-Rice Inc., 1717 E. Chisholm Drive, Nampa, Idaho, 83687. DR#21-00529361.

Bid, Proposal Dates


12/22 The Galveston County Commissioners Court is seeking bidders to carry out a roadway improvement project. The project entails reconstructing 8,000 ft of Avenue S from 53rd Street to Seawall Boulevard, including concrete pavement replacement, storm sewer upgrades, waterline and sanitary sewer replacement as well as upgraded sidewalks and ADA ramps. The project is valued at $10 million. Galveston County Commissioners Court, Attn: Rufus Crowder, Purchasing Agent, 722 Moody Ave., Galveston, 77550. DR#21-00844844.


1/14/22 Spokane County is seeking bidders to construct the Spokane Regional Indoor Small Arms Range in Spokane. The single-story, 75,000-sq-ft building will contain a 21-lane indoor shooting range, classrooms, offices, simulator space, storage space, an exterior covered shoot house facility, training tower, helicopter landing pad and K-9 training field. The project is valued at $28 million. Spokane County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Brenda McClarty, 1116 W. Broadway Ave., Spokane, 99260. DR#21-00588987.