The team of Kiewit Australia and Ertech was awarded the general services contract for the Wheatstone LNG project located in Ashburton, Western Australia. Kiewit’s scope includes installation and maintenance of underground and aboveground utilities, construction and maintenance of roads and laydown areas, site support, and procurement of materials.
Nearly 2 miles of Interstate 25 and Interstate 40 interchange were reconstructed and expanded under this $237 million contract. As part of the project, 55 bridges were built including eight new precast segmental fly-over bridges, 33 new concrete girder bridges and four structural steel girder bridges. Ten bridges were rehabilitated.
The Agrium Phosphate Mine is located near Soda Springs, Idaho. Kiewit is providing contract mining services to provide 2 to 2.3 million tons of phosphate ore per year. The final ore is loaded into railcars for final delivery to the Conda Phosphate Plant.
The Toyota Elephant Passage Exhibit at the Denver Zoo is the first LEED? Platinum certified exhibit in the country. As part of the project scope of work, Kiewit demolished 17 existing buildings and redeveloped approximately 10 acres of Zoo space. The exhibit features six expansive outdoor yards, three animal crossings and more than 1.1 million gallons of water for the exhibit animals to enjoy. A unique gasification plant, which is designed to convert animal waste into a power source, was built adjacent to the exhibition area.
A best-value selection process was used to select a Kiewit-led team to construct South Dakota's first design-build highway project. A 15-month construction window was established to minimize disruption on this 6.9-mile loop of Interstate 229. Despite one of the harshest winters in Sioux Falls' history, Kiewit finished 31 days ahead of schedule.
The $53 million H-J Apron and Utilities project at Miami International Airport was part of the Miami Dade Aviation Department's South Terminal Expansion Program. The project was divided into 12 phases and included construction of an 80,000-square-yard Portland Cement Concrete apron around the proposed Concourse J.
Constructed in a tight area next to a major corridor on the Clarkson College campus, this fast-track project was completed in 11 months. The fully furnished suites have four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, kitchen and voice, data and cable access. Laundry facilities and a storm shelter are located on the lower level.