A three-story high, wild maze of tube steel with pieces weighing as much as 5,000 lbs is currently under construction at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. The Schuff Perini Climber, located in the Children's Museum of Phoenix, is being built through the donations of over 30 construction firms. Related Links: NAU Breaks Ground on Health & Learning Center Tubac Fire Station Breaks Ground First Wind Farm Dedicated New Hotel Underway in Chandler Known as the Schuff Perini Climber, the project’s original educational and physical concept has morphed into a much more dramatic exhibit due to the enthusiasm of the construction
Related Links: Spaceport Plans T or C Visitor Center Ascension Group Completes Roswell Project Thornburg Campus Achieves LEED Gold Six Stimulus Projects Added Merrick & Co. was one of six offerors recently awarded a sub-contract to provide engineering and architecture services to Los Alamos National Security LLC, the prime contractor for operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The $200 million in sub-contracts, which run for a five-year period, call for the companies to augment in-house design engineering capabilities at LANL.
Northern Arizona University broke ground on a new health and learning center, which will provide a range of health and counseling services, recreation space, classrooms and the Lumberjack Stadium for track and soccer teams and locker rooms. The 270,000-sq.-ft., $79.1-million facility is the largest project undertaken at NAU and was designed by the Phoenix office of OWP/P I Cannon Design. Mortenson Construction is the construction manger for the project. Related Links: Interactive Children�s Museum Exhibit Underway Tubac Fire Station Breaks Ground First Wind Farm Dedicated New Hotel Underway in Chandler The facility will seek LEED gold, and is expected to
Related Links: NAU Breaks Ground on Health & Learning Center Interactive Children's Museum Exhibit Underway Tubac Fire Station Breaks Ground First Wind Farm Dedicated A.R. Mays Construction Inc. has been awarded a nearly $10-million contract to build the first Cambria Suites hotel in the Phoenix metro area. Located in Chandler at the southwest corner of Chandler Blvd & Dobson, the Cambria Suites is being developed by HP Properties of Birmingham, Ala. for its client Suenos Hospitality LLC. The project architect is Rodriguez & Associates of Kansas City, Mo. The new 137-room, five-story hotel will break ground in early November. Cambria
Nye County�s new $4.7-million Pahrump Justice Facility was designed by JVC Architects. Related Links: CORE Begins New $16.6M School Crystals at CityCenter Achieves LEED Gold United�s Office Awarded LEED Gold Construction has begun on renovations and additions to the Pahrump Justice Facility at 1520 E. Basin Road in Pahrump, Nev. Nye County contracted JVC Architects to design the Pahrump Justice Facility’s building upgrades. As well as a 4,000-sq-ft renovation for the district attorney and clerk’s office, JVC is designing three separate additions – 12,000-sq-ft justice court, which includes a lobby, courtrooms and administration office; 5,000-sq-ft sheriff’s office; and 1,400-sq-ft district
Related Links: Merrick Awarded Sub-Contract at LANL Spaceport Plans T or C Visitor Center Ascension Group Completes Roswell Project Thornburg Campus Achieves LEED Gold Six additional NMDOT projects will be funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act with $24 million in surplus money from other stimulus funded highway projects that came in below estimates. The money will be divided up equally between the six transportation districts for pavement preservation projects over a total of 84 miles. Construction will include: I-10 from mile marker 116-124 in Dona Ana County; N.M. 206 from mile 41-68 in Roosevelt County; I-25 from mile
Paul Yoemans McCarthy Building Cos. added Paul Yeomans as director of hospitality and gaming. He will work with the hospitality/gaming/ entertainment industry to expand and create new business opportunities for McCarthy�s Nevada Division and looks to expand McCarthy�s hospitality successes nationally. Yeomans joins McCarthy from MGM Mirage Design Group. He brings more than two decades of development and construction experience and has managed in excess of $1.2 billion in development over the past four years for MGM Mirage. Yeomans received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia. Jennifer Facio TDIndustries promoted George Athens to vice
Construction for the new $8.34-million City of Phoenix Police Smokehouse Trail Police Precinct located at 33355 N. Cave Creek Road in Phoenix, is nearly 50% complete. Related Links: Developers Begin 60-Acre SkyWay 202 Professional Park New Learning Center, Medical Building from T.L. Roof Second Phase of Grand Ave. Starts Solar Power Plant Reaches Milestone Grand Canyon West Paving Underway Gilbane Building Co. and Arrington Watkins Architects are providing design-build services for the new precinct, which will replicate the prototype design from the recently constructed Estrella Mountain Police Precinct at 99th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road. It will include nine temporary
The first phase of paving Diamond Bar Road, the 14-mi road leading to Grand Canyon West, is now complete. The Hualapai Tribe with cooperation from Mohave County Public Works, successfully reconstructed and paved 4.5 mi beginning in May 2009, with Fann Construction as the general contractor. The road, which had been rough and unpaved, is owned by Mohave County and is the primary access road to Grand Canyon West. The first phase of the project cost $7.5 million, which was paid for by the Hualapai Tribe. The second phase that will reconstruct and pave the remaining portion of road is
Clarius Partners LLC, with capital partner Walton Street Capital, is developing SkyWay 202 Professional Park, a 60-acre fl ex-use professional park located at 40th Street and Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway in Phoenix. Related Links: Phoenix Police Precinct Underway New Learning Center, Medical Building from T.L. Roof Second Phase of Grand Ave. Starts Solar Power Plant Reaches Milestone Grand Canyon West Paving Underway Southwest Orthopedic and Spine Hospital, an inpatient surgical hospital, will be Sky-Way 202’s first structure. The 94,000-sq-ft facility will feature an on-site intensive care unit, eight operating rooms, two preparatory rooms, and approximately 60 patient recovery rooms.