Kiewit Corporation

Sundt Construction Inc. and its joint venture partner Kiewit continue to earn awards for their work on the Ina Road Traffic Interchange. The two and a half year project was recently awarded the 2020 "Public Works Projects of the Year" by the Arizona Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) in the category of Transportation: over $75 million and the 2019 Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Partnering Award.

Kiewit Corp. has ‘topped off' its regional headquarters in Lone Tree, Colo. as members of the construction crew signed the final beam. This campus for the Omaha, Neb.based engineering and construction firm will act as a hub for its 900 Colorado-based employees.

Crews continue to make progress on the Central 70 project in Denver, Colo. The $1.2 billion effort will reconstruct a 10-mi. stretch of I-70 between Brighton Boulevard and Chambers Road, along with adding one new express lane in each direction and removing an aging viaduct.

Sundt Construction Inc. and its joint venture partner Kiewit were recently awarded the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Arizona Chapter's Build Arizona award for its work on the Ina Road Traffic Interchange. "Sundt is extremely grateful to receive such a prestigious award," said Ryan Cannon, Sundt project manager.

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is nearing the end of a full platform reconstruction and major station improvements to the six Blue and Yellow Metrorail line stations south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Stations involved are Braddock Road, King Street-Old Town, Eisenhower Avenue, Huntington, Van Dorn Street, and Franconia-Springfield.

DTE Energy took a significant step toward its goal of reducing carbon emissions by more than 80 percent by breaking ground on a state-of-the-art, $1 billion natural gas-fueled plant. The Blue Water Energy Center will be the most efficient power plant in the state when it begins producing affordable and reliable low-emission electricity for 850,000 homes starting in 2022.

California Department of Water (DWR) officials report that the second phase of construction work on the Oroville Dam spillways began on May 8. The second phase will constitute the bulk of work on the lake's spillways. Construction is expected to conclude by the end of 2019.

Montana Tech's Civil and Mechanical Engineering students recently competed in the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Competition in Sparks, Nev. Montana Tech sent three teams, an alternate and several mentors which included 21 students and four faculty members to the ASC Region 6 and 7 2018 Student Competition.

Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is improving traffic flow on Interstate-10 in Marana, Ariz., by constructing a new interchange bridge over I-10 and the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks at Ina Road. Besides providing better traffic movement, the $128 million project will improve safety at the location.

Kiewit Corp., the company repairing the Oroville Dam spillways, has made a $7,000 donation to Artists of Rivertown, according to a press release from the group. One of the ideas for using the donation is to host an art competition with the theme “The River,” with prizes.

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