Mortenson Construction

Construction on the new $130 million events venue/arena for the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center (RPCC), future home of the Monument in Rapid City, S.D., began last November when crews from Mortenson Construction and its local partner, Scull Construction Services Inc., started work on the 225,960-sq.-ft.

Mortenson Construction's M.A. "Mort" Mortenson passed away on Nov. 9 at his home in Edina, Minn. He was 82. Mr. Mortenson served as the recognizable, highly revered and respected president of Golden Valley-based Mortenson until stepping down in 2015. Mr.

Construction crews in St. Paul, Minn., recently completed a new professional soccer stadium notable for the first-of-its-kind skin covering of its outer shell and a look unlike that of any of the other pro sports arena. Minnesota United FC of the Major League Soccer (MLS), will play its inaugural game April 22 at the new Allianz Field which sits in the heart the neighborhood known as the Midway.

Spring training facilities for the Milwaukee Brewers have been a hit with players and fans, but in 2019 they look to be a home run. Construction is moving ahead on a $60 million renovation and expansion of Milwaukee Brewers' spring training home in the western Phoenix community of Maryvale, Ariz.

M.A. Mortenson Company was selected by French-owned renewable energy company Akuo Energy to construct Rocksprings Wind Farm, a 149-megawatt wind farm. The project, covering 15,620 acres of private land approximately 30 mi. north of the United States-Mexico border in Val Verde County, Texas, consists of erecting 69 wind turbines, an electrical substation and an underground transmission line.

After pioneering the use of virtual design in construction, Mortenson Construction has developed a first-of-its-kind augmented reality (AR) mobile app to help the University of Washington community “see” the future CSE2 computer science building — well before its doors open to students in January of 2019.

Construction of a new $524 million, multi-purpose arena is under way in downtown Milwaukee, and a fleet of Manitowoc crawler cranes is handling its most crucial lifting work. Dubbed the Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, the arena will replace the aging Bradley Center and serve as the new home of the Milwaukee Bucks.