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Ames Oversees $129M Minneapolis Bridge Rehab

It has been a workhorse of a bridge standing the test of time over the last five generations as motor vehicle traffic continued to evolve and drastically increase in numbers. Without doubt, this is due to the engineers who designed it and the contractor who built it at a time when, just a few years earlier, the horse and carriage could still be seen on city streets....


Farmington Bay Constructors Begin 750M Project

With a population growth of nearly 20 percent since 2010, Utah is busy attempting to meet the transportation demands that come with that growth. The latest highway construction project is the West Davis Corridor, a 16-mi., $750-million project that will see the construction of a four-lane divided highway in western Davis County stretching between I-15 and Legacy Parkway junction in Farmington and S.R....


End in Sight On 12-Mile Road Repair Project in Minnesota

Construction crews are well on their way to rejuvenate and bring new energy to an aging stretch of interstate highway running north out of Minneapolis. Clearing and grubbing operations for this 12-mi....


Tandem Crews Take Home 2020 Project of Year Honor

The joint venture of Ames Construction and Wadsworth Brothers Construction were recently honored by the Associated General Contractors of Utah with the 2020 Project of the Year, Overall Highway/Transportation, for its work on the I-15 Technology Corridor from Lehi Main Street to SR 92....


Ames Construction Crews Replacing Arizona's U.S. 60 Pinto Creek Bridge

Crews from Ames Construction, along with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), are replacing the Pinto Creek Bridge, located on U.S. 60 about 6 mi....


Nebraska Launches $352M Lincoln South Beltway

Most large cities have a loop around the city center to divert traffic from the downtown area and to enhance traffic flow. Lincoln, Neb., has been dreaming of a beltway since the 1960s, but until the Build Nebraska Act was passed in 2011, designating one-quarter of 1 percent of sales tax for expansion of the expressway system, federal high priority corridors and preservation of the existing transportation system, the Nebraska Department of Transportation wasn't able to commit the resources necessary....


Widening the Gap — How KNA Is Improving a Major Colorado Highway

The Colorado Department of Transportation's (CDOT) $350 million I-25 South Gap project, awarded to Kraemer North America (KNA), is improving 18 mi. of highway south of Castle Rock (Douglas County, about 40 mi....


Work Begins on SR 189 Improvement Project in Nogales

Gov. Doug Ducey and state, local and federal officials recently broke ground on a $134 million project to improve mobility and safety on a 3.75-mi. Nogales highway. The project, once completed, will help increase international trade coming through Nogales by linking the Mariposa Port of Entry and Interstate 19....


Ames Moves 1.5 Million Tons of Fill in Tooele County

A project under discussion for 60-odd years will give Tooele County residents three miles of new highway and a much needed connection to I-80. Phase one of the $74.4 million Midvalley Highway (S.R. 179) began last fall, but the project has been on the table since the 1960s....


Bridge Crews Endure Brutal Winter, High Water

In just a matter of one year when cranes began to loom over the original 35W bridge crossing over the Minnesota River, regular commuters are now seeing real progress on its replacement. Connecting the cities of Bloomington and Burnsville just south of Minneapolis, traffic crews recently switched all six lanes from the old bridge to the new, northbound bridge....






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