Ubuntu Partners Real Estate is planning to construct Evolve Towers Apartments at 838 Park Ave. West in Denver. The project will encompass two 22-story towers rising from a five-story podium containing ground-floor retail space and four levels of parking. It will total 280,000 sq ft. It is being designed by Sanzpont Architecture, and OZ Architecture and TGC has been selected as the general contractor. The project is valued at $122 million. Construction is expected to start in September 2023. Ubuntu Partners Real Estate, 1800 Wazee St., Denver, 80202. DR#17-00605804.
Echo Development Group plans to develop West Fork Crossing, encompassing 500 single-family homes on a 120-acre site located in Cedar Falls. Panther Farms LLC has been selected as the general contractor. Grading started in the fall of 2022, and construction is expected to start in summer 2023. The project is valued at $88.9 million. Echo Development Group, 604 Clay St., Cedar Falls, 50613. DR#19-00797168.
Hardin County Schools is planning to build a new 96,401-sq-ft West Hardin Middle School in Cecelia. The project is valued at $33.7 million. Hardin County Schools, 65 W. A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown, 42701. DR#22-00749899.
The Maryland Dept. of General Services is planning to build the Baltimore Treatment and Therapeutic Center at 401 E. Eager St. in Baltimore. The two-story, 325,000-sq-ft building will provide mental health and substance-use treatment services and care to nonviolent offenders upon entry into the criminal justice system. It will contain 504 in-custody beds. In addition, the project includes the renovation of the 145,000-sq-ft Jail Industries Building which will contain 300 in-custody beds. Work will take place over a ten-year period. It is being designed by CGL Companies. The project is valued at $450 million. Maryland Dept. of General Services, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, 21201. DR#21-00793969.
Lennar Homes is planning to develop the Roselyn Subdivision on an 1,800-acre site in Lancaster. It will include 2,000 homes, a recreation building, two pavilions, a playground, four soccer fields, a natural area with walking trails, an amphitheater, a splash pad/playground, and four 300-ft baseball/softball fields. The architect is Woolpert Design and Lennar will serve as the general contractor. Lennar Homes, 11230 Carmel Commons Blvd., Charlotte, N.C., 28226. DR#18-00852208.
The Washington State Dept. of Transportation is planning to carry out the Interstate 5/Montlake Interchange and Bridge Replacement Project in King County. The project entails constructing a new State Route 520 eastbound bridge over Union Bay, as well as a 3-acre lid covering the highway in Montlake that will include regional transit stops and open green space. East of the lid, a bicycle and pedestrian bridge will be constructed over SR 520. The project will replace the 1960s-era Portage Bay Bridge with a seismically stronger structure. The project is valued at between $725 million and $900 million. WADOT issued an RFQ for design-build services in November 2022. Washington State Dept. of Transportation, 310 Maple Park Ave. SE, Olympia, 98501. DR#21-00470761.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Arkel Constructors Inc. and Caddell Construction Co. have started constructing the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women facility replacement in Saint Gabriel. The project involves building an all-new detention center encompassing 14 two-story buildings totaling 283,000 sq ft, to replace the current facility that was damaged by flooding in 2016. It has been designed by Gracehebert Architects. The project is valued at $146 million. Caddell Construction Co., 2700 Lagoon Park Drive, Montgomery, Ala., 36109. DR#20-00460021.
BE&K Building Group has started building a 65,000-sq-ft Curia production facility in Albuquerque. Curia is a pharmaceutical contract and manufacturing operation company. The building has been designed by Burns & McDonnell. The project is valued at $50 million. BE&K Building Group, 201 E. Mcbee Ave., Greenville, S.C., 29601. DR#22-00532306.
Bid, Proposal Dates
1/18 The Kansas Turnpike Authority is seeking bidders to construct two new haunched-slab mainline bridges in Emporia. The new bridges will replace an existing reinforced concrete box bridge. The project is valued at between $15 million and $25 million. Kansas Turnpike Authority, 3939 SW
Topeka Blvd., Topeka, 66609.
1/18 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking bidders to carry out two segments of the Green Brook Flood Risk Management Reduction Project in Middlesex. Segment C2 along Bound Brook includes two pump stations, 1,700 ft of earthen levee and a 100-ft-long floodwall. Segment H along Bound Brook includes 3,600 ft of earthen levee which ties into a railroad embankment, and a 576-ft-long floodwall. The project has been designed by Jacobs Engineering Group. The project is valued at between $25 million and $100 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 26 Federal Plaza, New York City, 10278. DR#22-00620743.