The city of Phoenix Housing Dept. and Native American Connections Inc. are planning to develop The Moreland housing complex. The five-story building will include 237 apartments and a four-tier parking garage on a 2.72-acre site at 1125 N. Third St. It is being designed by SPS+ Architects LLC. The 56-unit Deck Park Vista apartment complex on the site has been demolished. The project is valued at $51.6 million. Native American Connections Inc., 4520 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 85012. DR#20-00460291.
Apple Inc. is planning to develop a data center campus in Waukee. Phase 1 will entail four buildings: a 315,800-sq-ft data center, a 63,300-sq-ft office and administration building, a 10,500-sq-ft maintenance building and an 8,800-sq-ft network distribution building. Corgan Associates Inc. has been chosen as the architect and Turner Construction as the general contractor. Construction is expected to start in September 2022. Ultimately the campus will consist of six data center buildings totaling 1.97 million sq ft, across a 2,000-acre site. The project is valued at $1.375 billion. Apple Inc., 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, Calif., 95014. DR#22-00490424.
The Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development has chosen three contractors to submit design-build proposals for the Jimmie Davis Bridge project in Shreveport. The firms include Gilchrist Construction Co., James Construction Group and Yates-Jensen, a joint venture. The project involves building a new four-lane bridge across the Red River. Also, Jimmie Davis Highway will be reconstructed from the east end of the bridge to Barksdale Boulevard into a four-lane, median-divided highway, providing a full-access interchange between Louisiana Highway 511 and Arthur Ray Teague Parkway. Additionally, the proposals may also include rehabilitating the old bridge to provide a linear park connecting the existing bicycle and pedestrian trails on either side of the river. The project is valued at between $120 million and $150 million. Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development, 1201 Capitol Access Road, Baton Rouge, 70802. DR#11-00417162.
Mutual of Omaha is planning to build a new headquarters. The 800,000-sq-ft building will include a 2,200-space parking garage and be located at 215 S. 15th St. in Omaha. Kendall/ Heaton Associates has been selected as the architect, and JE Dunn Construction as the general contractor. The project is valued at $600 million. Construction is expected to start in January and be completed by July 2026. Mutual of Omaha, 3301 Dodge St., Omaha, 68131. DR#17-00761611.
The University of Rhode Island is planning to renovate a number of historic quad buildings on its South Kingstown campus. Phase 1 will provide restoration of Edwards Hall, East Hall and Washburn Hall, which were erected between 1909 and 1928; exterior improvements on Bliss and Ranger Halls; and an enabling renovation of Morrill Hall. Construction is expected to start in July 2025 and be completed by July 2032. The project is valued at $50 million. University of Rhode Island, 45 Upper College Road, Kingston, 02881. DR#21-00453626.
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The University of Kentucky is seeking firms interested in designing an expansion of the Chandler Medical Center Ambulatory Care facility in Lexington. Turner Construction has been selected as the construction manager-at-risk. Construction is expected to start in August 2023. The project is valued at $300 million. University of Kentucky, Attn: Kenneth Scott, Central Purchasing Dept., 411 S. Limestone, Lexington, 40506. DR#18-00865981.
J.H. Findorff, as construction manager, has started constructing the West High School expansion in Madison. The project involves building 12 additional classrooms, totaling 80,673 sq ft, and renovating existing labs, the library media center, theater and fine arts/ music spaces. The project architect is Eppstein Uhen Architects. The project is valued at $64.9 million. J.H. Findorff, 300 S. Bedford St., Madison, 53703. DR#18-00786312.
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SOUTH CAROLINA 6/23
Spartanburg County is requesting statements of qualifications from architectural/ engineering firms for its county government center complex in Spartanburg. The project entails a new 4- to 6-story, 180,000-sq-ft building to be located at the current city hall site at 145 W. Broad St. Clerestory Projects Group Inc. has been chosen as the project manager. Construction is expected to start in October 2023 and be completed by October 2025. The project is valued at $71 million. Spartanburg County, Attn: Lisa Coleman, Procurement Director, 366 N. Church St., Spartanburg, 29303. DR#18-00551576.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking bidders to carry out improvements to Marseilles Dam in Marseilles. The work includes installation of a government-furnished miter gate, replacement of miter-gate machinery, replacement of control stands and associated electrical work. The project is valued at between $10 million and $25 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: Bradley Grothus, 1 Rock Island Arsenal Building, Rock Island, 62199. DR#20-00740585.