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Pulse   07/22/2013

Missouri Developer G.J. Grewe Inc. is planning to restore the Kenrick Plaza Shopping Center in Shrewsbury. The project entails building up to 75,000 sq ft of additional retail and outlet space. The City of Shrewsbury is seeking to qualify for tax-increment financing for the project, which has been valued at $43 million. G.J. Grewe Inc., Attn: Gary Grewe, 9109 Watson Rd., St. Louis, 63126. DR#10-00642881.

Nebraska Heritage Management Services is planning to build The Heritage at Legacy, a 119-unit retirement community in Omaha. The facility will include 32 independent-living apartments, 53 assisted-living apartments and 22 memory-support suites. Construction is expected to begin in fall 2013 and be completed by late 2014. The project's value has been estimated at between $5 million and $10 million. Heritage Management Services, 11717 Burt St., Omaha. DR#13-00572567.

Nevada MGM Resorts International and the Anschutz Entertainment Group jointly will develop the MGM/AEG Arena in Las Vegas. The 20,000-seat venue will host both entertainment and sports events. It will be designed by Populous Architects PC. Construction is expected to start in June 2014 and be completed by May 2016. The project is valued at $400 million. MGM Resorts International, Attn: Gordon Absher, Public Affairs, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, 89109. DR#13-00454300.


Massachusetts Structural Associates Inc. has started work on replacing the fuel-hydrant systems at Westover Air Force Base in Chicopee. The project entails constructing a pressurized hydrant-fuel system with 14 hydrant outlets and two 210,000-gallon aboveground fuel-storage tanks. The project also includes modifying an existing pump house and transfer pipeline, building truck fill stands, and demolishing the existing pump house, underground tanks and piping. Structural Associates was awarded a $24.5-million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform the job. Structural Associates Inc., Attn: Paul Metot, Project Manager, 5903 Fisher Rd., East Syracuse, N.Y. 13057. DR#13-00572130.

Mississippi NASA has selected |Healtheon Inc. under a $29.8-million firm-fixed-price task order to provide a high-pressure industrial water line at the Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis. The project entails building a 96-in-dia, one-mile-long water line from Stennis' high-pressure industrial water plant to the Stennis B Test Complex. The complex will be used to test the core stage of NASA's Space Launch System, a heavy-lift rocket. The project also includes the demolition of some existing piping systems. Construction is expected to start this month and be completed by December 2014. Healtheon Inc., 201 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, La. 70170. DR#12-00468017.

Texas The Lower Colorado River Authority has awarded a contract to CH2M Hill for phase-one engineering work on the Lower Basin Reservoir Project, near Lane City. The project entails designing a 40,000-acre-ft off-channel reservoir with a 12-meter-high earthen dam and a pump station and the rehabilitation of a downstream low-head dam. Construction is expected to begin in June 2014 and be completed by July, 2017. The overall project cost has been estimated at $206 million. Lower Colorado River Authority, 3700 Lake Austin Blvd., Austin, 78703. DR#13-00497622.

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Pennsylvania 8/9 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking bidders to carry out the East Branch Cutoff Wall Project. The project entails the construction of a seepage barrier at the East Branch Dam at Clarion River Lake in Wilcox; it will consist of an 18-in.-wide continuous vertical concrete cutoff wall and permanent foundation grouting. Exploratory borings and soil mixing will be required to prevent slurry loss during construction. A data management system will be required to collect real-time data and store historical data. A temporary work platform will be constructed and removed after the cutoff wall is completed. The job includes the final dam-crest widening and construction of an access road. Inclined drains will be drilled in the right abutment and exit into a new weir located near the outlet tunnel. The project is valued at between $100 million and $250 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn Donna Yon, 1000 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, 15222. DR#13-00470846.

Virginia 8/16 The City of Hampton is seeking bidders to build the Hampton Circuit Court building. The project team will construct a three-story, 73,664-sq-ft building at 237 N. King St. The project is valued at $21 million.City of Hampton Procurement Office, Attn: Doris McRae, One Franklin St., Hampton, 23669. DR#09-00674538.

Arizona 9/20 The Arizona Dept. of Transportation is seeking design-build bidders to build a new interchange on Interstate 10 at the Perryville Road exit in Ehrenberg. The job includes new ramps, crossroad improvements, removal of the two existing bridges and construction of the new bridges as well as earthwork, paving, and the addition of retaining walls, traffic signals and drainage improvements. The project is valued at $23.3 million. Arizona Dept. of Transportation, Contracts & Specifications Dept., Attn: Velvet Mathew, 1651 W. Jackson St., Phoenix, 85007. DR#11-00660479.


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