Integra Technologies Inc. is planning to build a semiconductor manufacturing facility in Wichita. The 1-million-sq-ft building will be constructed at a site yet to be determined. Integra has been approved as the recipient of Attracting Powerful Economic Expansion (APEX) incentives, paving the way for the company to apply to the U.S. Dept. of Commerce for CHIPS and Science Act funding. The project’s cost, including installed equipment, is $1.8 billion. Integra Technologies Inc., 3450 N. Rock Road, Wichita, 67226. DR#23-00042562.
The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is planning to carry out the Island Road Marsh Creation and Nourishment Project in Terrebonne Parish. The project involves restoring marsh adjacent to the Twin Pipelines and parallel to Isle de Jean Charles. The work includes rebuilding the structural framework of degraded marsh near the Twin Pipelines and restoring resilient habitat by marsh creation and nourishment, which will create 229 acres of marsh, nourish 66 acres of existing marsh and result in approximately 206 net marsh acres after 20 years. Sediment would be mined from Lake Tambour and pumped into three confined disposal cells. Dikes would be gapped prior to demobilization for dewatering and additionally, no later than three years after construction, for tidal function. The project is valued at $40.4 million. Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, 150 Terrace Ave., Baton Rouge, 70802. DR#15-00407634.
The South Dakota Bureau of Administration is planning to build a 73,000-sq-ft addition to the existing state health lab in Pierre. The project, which includes renovating the existing facility, is being designed by HDR Engineering Inc. The project is valued at $53 million. South Dakota Bureau of Administration, 523 E. Capitol Ave., Pierre, 57501. DR#21-00616797.
JJR Development LLC and MCZ Development LLC are planning to build the Spring Street Apartments in Charleston. The six-story, 85,400-sq-ft building will contain 134 micro apartments, a fitness center and 45 parking spaces. It is being designed by 2RZ Inc. The project is valued at between $10 million and $15 million. JJR Development LLC, 42 Broad St., Charleston, S.C., 29401. DR#23-00023205.
rPlus Energies LLC is planning to construct the Seminoe Pumped Storage Project in Carbon County. The project entails constructing a new upper reservoir in the Bennett Mountains 1.7 miles east of the existing Seminoe Dam and Reservoir. The work will also include digging tunnels linking the two reservoirs, and building an underground powerhouse and a 30-mile-long transmission line connecting the project with PacifiCorp’s existing Aeolus Substation, near Medicine Bow. Construction is expected to start in October 2026. The project is valued at $2.5 billion. rPlus Energies LLC, 201 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, Utah, 84111.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Blazey Construction has started carrying out an improvement project to the War Memorial Gym Building in Kahului. The work involves replacing jalousies and damaged doors and windows throughout the gym; repairing building structural elements and exterior finish; coating of roof surfaces; upgrading of building electrical and visual fire alarm systems; accessibility improvements to restrooms, locker rooms and doorways; HVAC improvements to meet current code requirements; and repairing and replacing gym wood flooring. The project was designed by Riecke Sunnland Kono Architects Ltd. The contract award is $24.5 million. Blazey Construction, 121 Piliwale Road, Kula, 96790. DR#19-00737171.
1Banks Construction Co. has started carrying out an Interstate 26 widening project in Berkeley County. The project entails widening I-26 to three lanes each way on a seven-mile stretch between Jedburg Road and State Route 27. The contract award was $180 million. Banks Construction Co., 4902 Banco Road, North Charleston, 29418. DR#20-00774742.
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2/28 The Alameda County Transportation Commission is seeking bidders to carry out grade separation improvements to Seventh Street in Oakland. The work involves reconstructing the existing substandard railroad underpass on 7th Street between Interstate 880 and Maritime Street, to increase clearance for trucks, and meet current geometric and seismic standards. It will include deep soil mixing walls and hold-down piles. Construction is expected to start in April 2023 and be completed by December 2026. The project is valued at $283 million. Alameda County Transportation Commission, 1111 Broadway, Oakland, 94607. DR#19-00581063.
3/14 The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is seeking bidders to carry out the rehabilitation of the Hoboken PATH Station. The work entails replacing station floor tiles, ADA tactile and rubbing board, stairs and railings, stair treads, flood-resistant doors, station drainage pipe, LED light fixtures and associated conduits, cables and panels; repair of platform edge; and repair and painting of damaged track wall and exposed concrete ceiling. The project is valued at between $20 million and $30 million. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 4 World Trade Center, New York City, 10007. DR#23-00040928.