The 60-year-old bridge spanning the Minnesota River has been replaced with a twin-structure crossing that provides long-needed added traffic capacity while also eliminating flooding issues at the approaches.
Despite the need to complete unplanned emergency repairs while working in the Mississippi River during the winter months, the miter gate anchorages project was completed with zero recordable incidents and zero lost-time injuries.
To help develop and assess new techniques for capturing stormwater runoff before it enters the combined sanitary sewer system, the Kansas City Water Services Dept. piloted a green infrastructure demonstration project that aims to reduce overflows by more than 20%.
The TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis has been a staple of outdoor concerts and events for nearly 20 years. In 2018, the city announced an expansion and awarded the task to Shiel Sexton Co. and Power & Sons Construction.
To create the new 11,000-sq-ft SOS Children’s Villages Illinois - Roosevelt Square Community Center, the team designed and built a single-story cross-laminated timber superstructure—with columns, beams and a roof structure that were all executed using CLT.
One Innovation Drive—the official address for this 205,000-sq-ft consolidated headquarters and manufacturing facility—is a testament to the sustainability commitment by furniture maker Norix as the project evolved from its original goal of basic LEED certification to LEED Gold.
With nearly 800 million gallons of combined sewer overflows discharged annually from Lick Run, the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati sought a creative solution that would reduce CSO and greatly improve water quality of Lick Run, Mill Creek and the Ohio River.
While drawing plans for Detroit’s 28,000-sq-ft Marygrove Early Childhood Education Center, lead architect Marlon Blackwell and general contractor Barton Malow met with parents, caregivers and existing child-care providers in the area to receive input on the center’s design aesthetic and services to really get a sense of community needs.
On Nov. 11, 2020, a trucking accident on the Brent Spence Bridge—a key thoroughfare between Covington, Ky., and Cincinnati—caused a fire that damaged the double-decker cantilevered truss bridge’s upper deck floor system steel, drainage, deck, barriers, electrical components and the lower deck’s overlay.
Adjacent to one of the largest college football stadiums in the U.S. and situated on a site of a decommissioned power plant, Michigan State University’s STEM Teaching and Learning Facility faced a mountain of challenges.
The $59-million, 146,000-sq-ft Iowa State University Student Innovation Center was designed to be flexible. Unlike so many buildings on campus, the SIC was not defined by one college, user group or entity as the sole occupant.
Built as a public-private partnership—a first for the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs—this three-level, 157,000-sq-ft outpatient care facility maximized the benefits of construction manager at-risk project delivery and concurrent designer-contractor collaboration.
Designed to replicate the warmth and flow of a private health care experience within a public health department, the new Will County Dept. of Public Health aims to meet the needs of a population that is expected to nearly double in the next 30 years.
The new Johnson County Courthouse in Olathe, Kan., consolidates the 10th Judicial District Court, the district attorney’s office and supporting spaces into a seven-story cast-in-place concrete structure.
Red Rock Dam, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers facility on the Des Moines River near Pella, Iowa, got a new powerhouse courtesy of Stantec’s design and a new generation license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
The $670-million West Riverside Energy Center (WREC) in Beloit, Wis., provides 730 MW of reliable power. This combined-cycle facility can ramp its output up and down quickly to deal with shortages or surpluses.
The 35,000-sq-ft, 850-seat church utilizes insulated concrete forms (ICF) for the basement and first-level exterior walls, giving the structure increased energy efficiency and added resilience against extreme temperatures and weather events.
The St. Louis Zoo Primate Canopy Trails are home to 40 primates representing 14 different species. When lead design firm PGAV Destinations and general contractor Tarlton Corp. began work on the 35,000-sq-ft expansion to the existing primate house in late 2019, one of their biggest challenges was planning work around chimpanzees, lemurs and colobus monkeys.