280 Land Co. LLC is planning a single-family/townhouse development, Edgefield Farm, at the intersection of Anderson Road and Andrews Road in Opelika. The 197-acre site will include 404 single-family homes, 140 townhome lots, a pool, playground, sports fields, and pickleball and tennis courts. Stone Martin Builders has been chosen as the general contractor. The project is valued at $250 million. 280 Land Co. LLC, Attn: Brenda Aughtman, Owner, 2 Buckhead Lane, Opelika, 36804. DR#23-00224969.
Capital Hall Partners and Spaulding & Slye Investments are planning to build Gateway Innovation Center Lab/R&D/Office/Garage Building A in Somerville. The 12-story, 763,000-sq-ft building will contain 368,000 sq ft of office and research and development space; 388,000 sq ft of lab space and 556 parking spaces. It is being designed by Stantec. The project is valued at $385 million. Capital Hall Partners, 225 Franklin St., Boston, 02110. DR#20-00805801.
Navajo Gadii’ahi/To’koi Chapter is planning to build a long-term care facility on the Navajo Reservation in Shiprock. Construction is expected to start in July 2025. The project is valued at $85 million. Navajo Gadii’ahi/To’koi Chapter, P.O. Box 1318, Shiprock, 87420. DR#23-00311713.
New York Transco and the New York State Power Authority are planning to construct the Propel NY Energy Transmission Network. The network will be a 90-mile branching network of electric transmission lines and new and upgraded substations to deliver offshore wind energy into the statewide electric grid. It will consist of 345-kV and 135-kV underground and underwater transmission lines linking Nassau and Suffolk counties with Bronx and Westchester counties. Construction is expected to begin in July 2026 and be completed by July 2030. The project is valued at $3.26 billion. New York Transco, 284 South Ave., Poughkeepsie, 12601. DR#23-00283775.
Beaverton School District is planning to replace the Raleigh Hills K-8 School. The building will be three stories and 74,562 sq ft. The project is valued at $54 million. Beaverton School District, 16550 SW Merlo Road, Beaverton, 97003. DR#21-00543546.
Greenfield Energy LLC is planning to construct the Greenfield Energy Oil Sand Remediation Plant in Vernal. The plant will be used to inject carbon dioxide into the tar sand deposit, which will assist in the enhanced recovery and then be sequestered within the geologic formation. Valkor has been chosen as the design-builder. Construction is expected to begin in November 2023. The project is valued at $150 million. Greenfield Energy LLC, 9 E. Exchange Place, Salt Lake City, 84111. DR#22-00794275.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
American Bridge Canada Co. has started carrying out the Wolf Creek Dam spillway gates and machinery replacement project. The project entails replacing ten spillway tainter gates and 11 gate lifting machinery setups including wire rope and drum setup, high and low-speed gear boxes, 10-hp electric motor, bull and pinion gears, and machinery base on each gate pier of the Wolf Creek Dam, located on the Cumberland River in Jamestown. The project is valued at $109.4 million. American Bridge Canada Co., 1000 American Bridge Way, Coraopolis, Penn., 15108. DR#22-00621316.
Brinkmann Constructors has started building the Detroit Commerce Center. The single-story, 793,520-sq-ft building will serve as a manufacturing plant and warehouse for an auto parts supplier. The 50-acre site at 14250 Plymouth Road in Detroit was the former site of the American Motors Corp. headquarters, abandoned since 2010. The brownfield project includes demolition of the existing 2-million-sq-ft AMC building and environmental remediation. The Commerce Center has been designed by Studio North Architecture. The project is valued at $93.2 million. Brinkmann Constructors, 16650 Chesterfield Grove Road, Chesterfield, Mo., 63005. DR#21-00866676.
Bid, Proposal Dates
9/5 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking bidders to carry out a dredging project at the Illinois River Basin Starved Rock Pool. The work involves access dredging, stone placement, surveying, seeding and site restoration in the Illinois River Basin, between River Miles 233 and 234, upstream of Starved Rock Lock and Dam near Utica. The project is valued at between $5 million and $10 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1500 Rock Island Drive, Rock Island, 61201. DR#23-00142949.
9/12 The City of Seguin is seeking bidders to carry out the expansion of the Geronimo Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant and the decommissioning of the Walnut Branch Wastewater Treatment Plant. The project will expand the Geronimo Creek plant capacity to 12 million gallons per day from 5.54 million gallons per day. It will include constructing a raw sewage lift station at the Walnut Branch site and a nearly 3-mile double-barrel force main to convey the wastewater to the Geronimo wastewater facility for treatment. It will also include four aeration basins, three final clarifiers, two chlorine contact basins, conversion of existing structures to aerobic digestion and gravity thickening. The project is valued at $152 million. City of Seguin, Attn: Twila Wood, Purchasing Manager, 205 N. River St., Seguin, 78155. DR#18-00568609.