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Pulse   02/10/2014
Planning

California The Los Angeles County Sanitation District No. 5 is planning to build an ocean outfall tunnel. The 6.9-mile-long, 18-ft-dia tunnel will carry treated effluent from the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant in Carson to existing ocean outfalls at Royal Palms Beach. Because the tunnel will cross two fault lines, it will be constructed using gasketed concrete segmented liners. Construction is expected to start in spring 2016. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Los Angeles County Sanitation District No. 5, Attn: Steven Highter, Project Manager, 1955 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier, 90601. DR#14-00412016.

Colorado The City of Glenwood Springs is planning to build the Glenwood Springs South Bridge, located south of 27th Street and crossing the Roaring Fork River to connect with Airport Road. Valued at between $20 million and $25 million, the project may start construction in 2015. City of Glenwood Springs, Attn: Terri Partch, City Engineer, 101 W. Eighth St., Glenwood Springs, 81601. DR#06-00840111.

Georgia The City of Duluth is planning to redevelop its Old City Hall block. Phase one entails converting the Old City Hall building into commercial spaces and residential lofts. Phase two entails redeveloping a 70-room boutique hotel, with retail and restaurant spaces and a parking deck. The project is valued at between $10 million and $15 million. City of Duluth, Attn: Glenn Coyne, 3167 Main St., Duluth, 30096. DR#11-00600599.

Hawaii MJF Development Corp. is planning to build the second Kakaako Tower, an affordable-housing apartment building. The project entails the construction of a seven-story, 53-unit, 89,000-sq-ft building, with three-level mechanized parking, at 803 Waimanu St. in Honolulu. The project also includes the demolition of existing, single-story industrial buildings on-site. It is being designed by Pacific Atelier International LLC. The project has been valued at between $15 million and $25 million. MJF Development Corp., 16601 Gothard St., Huntington Beach, Calif. 92647. DR#13-00490580.

New York Amy's Kitchen Inc., a natural-foods manufacturer, is planning to build a 350,000- to 500,000-sq-ft plant on a 200-acre site in Goshen. The project has been valued at $95 million. Amy's Kitchen Inc., Attn: Amy Berliner, Project Manager, P.O. Box 7868, Santa Rosa, Calif. 95407. DR#14-00420291.

Bids/Contracts/Proposals

District of Columbia Euro Capital Property, a developer, is currently evaluating bids from contractors seeking to carry out the renovation of the Watergate Hotel. The 16-story (including three below-grade floors), 349-unit, 265,000-sq-ft building features an indoor pool and meeting rooms. The project includes removing the roof structure of the ballroom to increase the ceiling height. The project is valued at between $60 million and $70 million. Euro Capital Property, Attn: Mark Luria, Vice President of Development, 2650 Virginia Ave., N.W., Washington, 20006. DR#13-00556480.

Florida The Jacksonville Port Authority has selected the Dana B. Kenyon Co. to design-build an intermodal container transfer facility. The project includes constructing a seven-track rail yard with two wide-span diesel rubber-tire gantry cranes, an access road, parking, stormwater ponds and an admin building. The job is valued at $23.5 million. Dana B. Kenyon Co., Attn: Debi Gillette, Estimating, 5772 Timuquana Rd., Jacksonville, 32210. DR#11-00666972.

Florida Winter Park Construction Co. has started building Emerson at Celebration, a residential development comprising 37 three-story wood-frame buildings, totaling 347,000 sq ft. The complex will have 350 apartments, a clubhouse, a pool and a fitness room. Rockharbor Residential is the developer; Richard Jones Architecture is the designer. Set for a March 2015 completion, the job is valued at $26 million. Winter Park Construction Co., Attn: Lisa Shields, Estimator, 221 Circle Dr., Maitland, 32751. DR#14-00416177.

Louisiana Orion Construction has started work on a port improvement project in Lake Charles. The project entails demolishing and reconstructing a cargo dock at Ship Berth No. 1; the work is expected to take about 18 months. The project is valued at $17.8 million. The project owner is the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District. Orion Construction, Attn: Doug Symank, 3305 W. College Ave., Bryan, Texas, 77801. DR#06-00632841.

Minnesota-Wisconsin The Lunda Construction Co.-Ames joint venture has started building the St. Croix River Crossing Bridge, a four-lane, cable-stayed bridge between Oak Park Heights, Minn., and St. Joseph, Wis. Set for a July 2016 completion, the project has been valued at $380.2 million. Lunda Construction Co.-Ames joint venture, 620 Gebhardt Rd., Black River Falls, Wis. 54615. DR#13-00603257.

Bid/Proposal Dates

Missouri 4/4 The City of Kansas City is soliciting turnkey proposals for phase one of the Eco Center. The project entails designing, building, operating and financing a solid-waste and recyclable-materials transfer facility at 1815 N. Chouteau Trafficway. Further, the project includes the operations of an existing public drop-off center for recyclable materials and the building out of staff office, locker and shower accommodations, as needed and if the space becomes available, at the north end of the former Packard Building at 1301 N. Chouteau Trafficway. The project has been valued at $46 million. City of Kansas City, Public Works Dept., Attn: Michael Shaw, 414 E. 12th St., Kansas City, 64106. DR10-00580006.

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