The City of Springdale is planning to build the Market Center of the Ozarks. The 45,000-sq-ft building will allow local farmers to bring in their produce for sorting and wholesale distribution to local businesses such as retailers, school lunchrooms, hospital food services and other food providers. The facility will include washrooms for produce, cold and dry food storage, loading docks, office space, commercial kitchens, community spaces and facilities for processing, such as cutting and freezing produce. It is being designed by Patterhn Ives. The project is valued at $31 million. City of Springdale, 201 Spring St., Springdale, 72764. DR#22-00521792.
Building and Land Technology is planning to build North Seven, a mixed-use development in Norwalk. It will include seven buildings of between five and 15 stories each, totaling 1,352,299 sq ft. It will encompass 1,303 residential units and 27,865 sq ft of retail space. The 16.37-acre site is a largely vacant swath of land west of Glover Avenue, sandwiched between the Danbury Line of the Metro-North Railroad and the Route 7 highway extension. It is being designed by Svigals & Partners LP. The project is valued at $200 million. Building and Land Technology, 1 Elmcroft Road, Stamford, 06902. DR#22-00488589.
Indiana University Health is planning to expand the IU Health Saxony Hospital in Fishers. The project will expand the existing campus’ square footage by nearly 50%, and standalone outpatient physician offices will be added. The expansion will add 50 inpatient beds, bringing the total to 88. There will be new and expanded services in obstetrics and gynecology; ear, nose and throat; nephrology; neurology and pulmonology. The project is valued at $287 million. Indiana University Health, Attn: Doug Puckett, 950 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, 46204. DR#22-00577263.
The Maryland Transportation Authority and the Virginia Dept. of Transportation plan to rebuild the American Legion Bridge, which carries Interstate 495 (the Capital Beltway) across the Potomac River. The project entails replacing all eight general-use lanes and adding two tolled express lanes in each direction for the three miles between George Washington Memorial Parkway in Virginia and around River Road in Maryland. Officials hope to break ground in 2022 and construction is expected to take five to six years. The project is valued at $1 billion. Maryland Transportation Authority, 300 Authority Drive, Baltimore, 21222. DR#19-00890618.
The City of Sunland Park is planning to construct a new border crossing, the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Port of Entry. It will be situated south of McNutt Road via a planned extension of Sunland Park Drive, on a vacant stretch of 750 acres that covers the United States and Mexico. S&B Infrastructure Ltd. has been performing the engineering work. Construction could last from 2023 to 2025. Phase 1 will involve a border crossing facility for pedestrians and passenger vehicles, and is valued at $79 million. A second phase, for commercial traffic, is not being considered for the near future. City of Sunland Park, 1000 McNutt Road, Sunland Park, 88063. DR#15-00671394.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Langlas & Associates has started building the KOA corporate headquarters in Billings. The two-story 34,920-sq-ft building will be located at 1205 N. Transtech Way. It has been designed by A & E Architects. The project is valued at $16 million. Langlas & Associates, 2270 Grant Road, Billings, 59101. DR#22-00586085.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $115.8-million firm-fixed-price contract to Knight Construction & Supply Inc. to rehabilitate 45 intake gates and replace the existing iso-phase bus at the McNary Lock and Dam in Umatilla. In addition the work includes installing a new hydraulic power unit, replacing the accumulator tanks and providing 26,000 gallons of new hydraulic fluid. Construction is expected to be completed by April 2031. Knight Construction & Supply Inc., 2601 E. 6th St., Deer Park, Wash., 99006. DR#20-00556997.
Bid, Proposal Dates
6/14 Garney Construction is seeking subcontractor bidders to carry out an expansion and upgrade of the Bee Ridge Water Reclamation Facility in Sarasota. The project will increase the facility’s capacity from 12 million gallons per day to 18 mgd. In addition, the treatment process, currently producing effluent that meets advanced secondary treatment for public access reuse, will be upgraded to advanced wastewater treatment. The project was designed by Carollo Engineers. It is valued at $210 million. Garney Construction, 1700 Swift Ave., Kansas City, Mo., 64116. DR#19-00770128.
6/27 Victor Valley Community College is seeking bidders to build the VVCC stadium and educational event center on the campus in Victorville. The project involves constructing an all-weather playing field and nine-lane all-weather track, and installing lighting, bleachers, a sound system and an electronic scoreboard. It also includes construction of a field house and a 14,000-sq-ft conference center. The project, valued at $30 million, has been designed by LPA Inc. Victor Valley Community College, Attn: Estela Wansten, 18422 Bear Valley Road, Victorville, 92395. DR#10-00628886.