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CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS AROUND THE STATE

Utah Business Staff

May 1, 2011

A recovery is underway in Utah and, however slow it may seem, the construction industry is beginning to see new ambitious developments. Take a look at some of the significant projects across the state, ranging from commercial, to residential, to government, to highway construction. Northern Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College Health Technology Building Ogden - The Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College is building a state-of-the-art, 88,000-square-foot Health Technology Building that will double the college’s capacity for training and job placement. Developer: State of Utah, Division of Facilities Construction and Management Architect: GSBS Architects General Contractor: Okland Construction Engineer(s): Envision Engineering PC; Colvin Engineering Associates; Reaveley Engineers; and Great Basin Engineering Estimated Completion: May 2011 Estimated Cost: $21.9 million Ogden High School Renovation, Remodel and Addition Ogden - Project includes comprehensive programming, master planning and design service to both restore this landmark building and at the same time transform it into a state-of-the-art learning environment. Developer: N/A Architect: EDA Architects General Contractor: Hughes Construction Engineer(s): CRSA; Reaveley Engineers; Colvin; Spectrum Engineers; CCC Estimated Completion: Summer 2011 Estimated Cost: $58 Million Weber-Morgan Health Department Annex Ogden - This two-story building is a much-needed expansion to serve the health needs of Weber and Morgan County residents. Architect: Architectural Nexus, Inc. General Contractor: Wadman Corporation Engineer(s): LP Davis Engineering, ARW Engineers, Great Basin Engineering Estimated Completion: September 2011 Estimated Cost: $2.5 million Wal-Mart Supercenter #3789 Ogden - A new Wal-Mart Supercenter is being completed by R&O on Wall Avenue in Ogden. The design is an upscale prototype that complements the site and area where it is located. Developer: Wal-Mart Architect: B/R/R Architecture General Contractor: R&O Construction Engineer(s): N/A Estimated Completion: May 2011 Estimated Cost: $8 million Ogden Driver License Building Replacement South Ogden - Wadman Corporation is working with the State of Utah - Division of Facilities Construction and Management to build a new, 10,500-square-foot Driver License Building to replace the existing building. Architect: JRCA Architects General Contractor: Wadman Corporation Projected Completion: November 2011 Estimated Cost: $1.9 million Falcon Hill Hill Air Force Base - The first phase of Falcon Hill is underway with construction of a 38,000-square-foot Security Forces Squadron (SFS)/Office Special Investigation (OSI) office building on three acres; a second 5-story, 153,000-square-foot building on 16 acres to be occupied by Northrop Grumman; and a new west gate of 2,000 square feet on a 35,000-square-foot site. Developer: Sunset Ridge Development Partners Architect: Architectural Nexus General Contractor: R&O Construction Estimated Completion: December 2011 Estimated Cost: $20 million Davis County Administration Building, Library and Children’s Justice Center Complex Farmington – The project consists of two new public buildings housing three general uses, together with the demolition of four existing buildings and the construction of associated parking fa-cilities and landscaping. Developer: Davis County Architect: Blalock & Partners General Contractor: Wadman Corporation Engineer(s): BHB Consulting Engineers Estimated Completion: October 2012 Harmon’s Grocery Store Farmington - R&O Construction is currently completing the new 73,031-square-foot Harmons Grocery Store, the anchor of the new Station Park. Developer: Harmon City Inc. Architect: Prescott Muir Architects General Contractor: R&O Construction Estimated Completion: May 2011 Estimated Cost: $5 million Salt Lake Area Tooele County Detention Center Tooele - State-of-the-art, 72,000-square-foot jail facility with 264 inmate beds. Developer: TCJ Projects LLC Architect: GSBS Architects General Contractor: Sahara, Inc. Engineer(s): Dunn Associates, Inc., Ward Engineering Group, Cache Valley Electric, United Team Mechanical Estimated Completion: December 2011 Estimated Cost: $22 million Renovate I-80 Salt Lake City to the Wyoming state line - Renovate I-80 is a proactive initiative to extend the life of I-80 and help prevent more extensive reconstruction by improving and reinforcing the existing infrastructure and enhancing safety. Work is commencing on three bridge projects, two maintenance and resurfacing projects and two safety projects. Developer: Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) General Contractors: B. Jackson Construction, Ralph Wadsworth, Flatiron Construction Estimated Completion: Fall 2011 Estimated Cost: $29.6 million John W. Gallivan Utah Center Ice Rink and Support Facility Salt Lake City - To better meet the evolving purpose of the Gallivan Plaza, EDA is revisiting the master plan and designing a new amphitheater and a stage to accommodate a larger number of people and events. Architect: EDA Architects General Contractor: Big-D Construction Engineer(s): Reaveley Engineers (structural); VBFA; EELD; Spectrum; Thomas Engineering Co.; Landmark Design Estimated Completion: Summer 2011 Estimated Cost: $5 Million SLCC Center for New Media Salt Lake City - The Center for New Media will prepare students to make immediate contributions in the fields of digital design, communication technology, broadcasting, entertainment arts, film, web design, animation and music innovation. Architect: GSBS Architects General Contractor: Big-D Construction Engineer(s): Great Basin Engineering North; Reaveley Engineers; Spectrum Engineers, Inc.; Colvin Engineering Estimated Completion: October 2012 Estimated Cost: $32.9 million The James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building – A USTAR Innovation Center – at the University of Utah Salt Lake City - The 208,000-square-foot USTAR facility at the University of Utah will contain laboratory space, core facilities, faculty office space, symposium and conference space, and public areas designed to encourage maximum interaction of faculty from diverse disciplines. The facility is seeking a LEED Gold certification. Developer: State of Utah Division of Facilities Construction & Management Architect: Lord Aeck Sargent Architecture; Prescott Muir Architects General Contractor: Layton Construction Engineer(s):Van Boerum & Frank Associates; Ken Garner Engineering, Inc.; Van Boerum & Frank Associates/M+W; Reaveley Engineers Estimated Completion: December 2011 Estimated Cost: $127 million Utah Museum of Natural History at the Rio Tinto Center, University of Utah Salt Lake City - The new 161,000-square-foot facility embodies the museum’s educational and scientific mission to inspire wonder and discovery of the natural world and the place of humans in it. The new museum will be the “trailhead” for the state of Utah. The architecture, together with the collections housed within, will create an inspirational visitor experience and encourage curiosity and inquiry. Architect: GSBS Architects, Ennead Architects General Contractor: Big-D Construction Engineer(s): Dunn Associates; Colvin Engineering; Spectrum Engineers; Affiliated Engineers; Stantec Consulting Estimated Completion: October 2012 Estimated Cost: $64.6 million L.S. Skaggs Pharmacy Research Building, University of Utah Salt Lake City - The registered LEED Gold facility will stand as a gateway to the University’s Health Sciences corridor and address the College of Pharmacy’s needs for additional research laboratory space. Architect: EDA Architects / NBBJ General Contractor: Jacobsen Construction Engineer(s): Dunn & Associates; VBFA; Psomas; ArcSitio; Colin Gordon; Gale Bate; CCP; Spectrum; Atelier Ten; CCC Estimated Completion: Summer 2012 Estimated Cost: $50 Million Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex, University of Utah Salt Lake City - This facility will become a notable part of the University’s program integrating arts in education. The project will consolidate the dispersed outreach centers and integrate the Tanner Dance programs. Architect: EDA Architects / LBL General Contractor: Okland Construction Engineer(s): Diamond Philips; Dunn & Associates; Colvin Engineering; Auerbach Pollock Friedlander; Spectrum; Nolte; Fehr & Peers; Atelier Ten Estimated Completion: Summer 2014 Estimated Cost: $18 Million Harmons Emigration Store – Renovation Salt Lake City - Harmons Emigration Market will feature all the great fresh fare as other Harmons stores as well as traditional grocery items, just on a smaller scale. Developer: Harmon City Inc. Architect: Prescott Muir Architects General Contractor: R&O Construction Estimated Completion: May 2011 Estimated Cost: $1.4 million Tracy Aviary Phase II Salt Lake City - Big-D, in conjunction with ajc architects, is currently completing Phase 2B of Tracy Aviary’s master plan. This project includes new education and guest services spaces, plazas, amenities and extensive site work. Architect: AJC Architects General Contractor: Big-D Construction Engineer(s): Stantec; Dunn Associates; Colvin Engineering; Envision Engineering Estimated Completion: September 2011 Estimated Cost: $2.7 million YWCA Center for Families Salt Lake City - The new YWCA Center for Families will be a centrally located resource for strengthening the safety, health and wellbeing of Utah women and their families. Developer: YWCA Salt Lake City Architect: ajc architects General Contractor: Hughes General Contractors Engineer(s): Bowen Collins & Associates; Landmark Design Inc.; Ken Garner Engineering, Inc.; Reaveley Engineers & Associates; Colvin Engineering Associates, Inc. Estimated Completion: Spring 2012 Estimated Cost: $5 million Fashion Place Mall - Expansion Murray - This expansion phase included the demolition of 70,000 square feet of Nordstrom and construction of a new mall corridor with in-line tenant spaces, and construction of new shells for a restaurant and future out-pad tenants. Developer: General Growth Properties, Inc. Architect: Field Paoli Architects General Contractor: R&O Construction Estimated Completion: November 2011 Estimated Cost: $3.8 million I-215 and I-15 Jct. (Choke Point Project) Murray/Midvale - The Choke Point Project will add a lane to help alleviate congestion as traffic from I-215 merges onto southbound I-15. It will also increase pavement life and improve the road surface. Developer: Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) General Contractor: Ralph L. Wadsworth Engineer: Parsons Transportation Group Estimated Completion: November 2011 Estimated Cost: $7 million University of Utah Specialty Care Center at Daybreak South Jordan - The new 210,000-square-foot, three-story University of Utah Specialty Care Center at Daybreak features outpatient examination rooms, a surgical center with four operating suites, pharmacy, 24-hour-a-day ER, AirMed services and specialty services. Developer/Owner: Kennecott Land Company/Rio Tinto Architect: Dixon & Associates General Contractor: Layton Construction Engineer(s): Nolte Engineering, Inc.; Van Boerum & Frank Associates; BHB Consulting Estimated Completion: November 2011 Estimated Cost: $55 million Pheasant Hollow Business Park South Jordan - The building is a 30,000-square-foot flex office/warehouse building. Pheasant Hollow contains over 650,000 square feet of class A office/warehouse space. The park is currently 98 percent leased. Developer: Roderick Enterprises Architect: GA Architects Contractor: Eckman and Mitchell Construction Estimated Completion: October 2011 Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine South Jordan - Layton is constructing a 125,000-square-foot, 5-story building for Roseman University of Health Sciences’ College of Dental Medicine. The College of Dental Medicine’s planned Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) program will be the first and only pre-doctoral dental program in Utah. Developer/Owner: Roseman University of Health Sciences (tenant)/RiverPark Eleven LLC Architect: MHTN Architects General Contractor: Layton Construction Co., Inc. Engineer(s): Great Basin Engineering; CCI Mechanical; Taylor Electric ; Dunn Engineering Estimated Completion: October 2011 Estimated Cost: $21 million Ivory Crossing South Jordan - This beautiful neighborhood has been master-planned with extraordinary community facilities to enhance your family’s lifestyle. Enjoy the Club Ivory amenities that include a clubhouse, an adult and kiddy pool, a centrally located city park, and jogging trails. (Pricing from the $320s.) Developer: Ivory Homes Cinemark XD 12 Draper - Wadman Corporation is building a 12-screen theater for Cinemark USA Inc. in Draper. The theater will be the first in the Salt Lake City area that is 100 percent digital featuring Cinemark’s XD concept including digital pro-jection and 3D. Developer: Cinemark Architect: Beck Architecture, LLC General Contractor: Wadman Corporation Engineer(s): L.A. Fuess Partners; EnviroDesign Estimated Completion: June 2012 Estimated Cost: $5 million Springhill Suites Marriott Draper - A new Marriott Suite four-story hotel with 124 rooms at 12105 S. Factory Outlet Drive in Draper is under construction by R&O. Developer: Woodbury Corporation Architect: Woodbury Corporation General Contractor: R&O Construction Estimated Completion: December 2011 Estimated Cost: $6 million Head Start School Magna - Head Start provides education, healthcare and nutritious meals for children ages 3 to 5 who live in poverty, and provides family services such as parent education, health screenings and community referrals. The three classrooms in the new school will serve approximately 150 children per year and create a safe, welcoming environment for families. Developer: Salt Lake CAP Head Start Architect: Tony Armer, MHTN Architects General Contractor: Hogan Construction Estimated Completion: September 4, 2011 Estimated Cost: $1.4 million Utah Valley Utah Data Center Lehi - The $1.2 billion project includes 100,000 square feet of a Tier III data center and 900,000 square feet of technical support and administrative space. Architect(s): KlingStubbins; Architectural Nexus General Contractor: A Balfour Beatty | DPR | Big-D Joint Venture Engineer(s): AGEC; Redcon; CMT Laboratories; Parsons Brinkerhoff; RK Mechanical; J&S Mechanical; ACCO; Ludvik Electric; Truland Electric; Fire Engineering; Aero Fire Protection; Quality Fire Protection; Rapid Fire Protection; Automated Logic Chicago; Psomas; Martin & Martin Estimated Completion: October 2013 Estimated Cost: $1.2 billion UDOT I-15 CORE Lehi - The Utah County I-15 Corridor Expansion (I-15 CORE) is UDOT’s largest road project in state history. It includes reconstructing 24 miles of I-15 from Lehi to Spanish Fork with new concrete pavement, adding two new lanes in both directions, and rebuilding or modifying 63 bridges and 10 interchanges. Developer (Owner): Utah Department of Transportation General Contractor: Provo River Constructors—joint venture of Fluor; Ames Construction; Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction; Wadsworth Brothers Construction Engineer(s): HDR; Baker; Jacobs; HNTB; Horrocks Estimated Completion: December 2012 Estimated Cost: $1.725 billion Thanksgiving Park Phase II Lehi - Thanksgiving Park is Utah’s first ever Class A Office Park with a LEED rating. Phase 2 is a mirror image of the adjacent Phase 1, 150,000-square-foot, five-story office complex, and will be constructed to LEED Silver standards. Architect: Beecher Walker General Contractor: Big-D Construction Engineer(s):Trane Engineering; Dunn Associates; CCI Mechanical; Hunt Electric Estimated Completion: October 2011 Estimated Cost: $11 million CWP - North Shore Aqueduct, West & North Segments Sarasota Springs - This project includes furnishing and installing approximately five miles of 60-inch and 48-inch welded steel pipelines, including three flow control turnout valve vaults and tunneled crossings of Redwood Road and SR-73. Owner: Central Utah Water Conservancy District General Contractor: Whitaker Construction Company Engineer(s): CH2MHill, Salt Lake City Estimated Completion: March 2012 Estimated Cost: $18.8 million Utah Valley University Science Building Orem - Construction is currently underway for a new 160,000-square-foot, three-story academic building. The facility will bring together several departments including general biology, boton, microscopy, physics, zoology, microbiology, anatomy, physiology and earth science. Architect: GSBS Architects General Contractor: Big-D Construction Engineer(s): Great Basin North Engineers; Reaveley Engineers; Colvin Engineering; Spectrum Design; Research Facilities Design Estimated Completion: September 2011 Estimated Cost: $30.6 million Blendtec Manufacturing Facility Orem - Construction began April 7, 2011 on a 100,000-square-foot addition to the Blendtec manufacturing facility and remodel of the current structure. Developer: Blendtec Architect: Pasker Gould Ames & Weaver General Contractor: Layton Construction Engineer(s): BHB Consulting Engineers; Olsen & Peterson Consulting Engineers; BNA Consulting; Jedrziewski Designs Estimated Completion: October 25, 2011 Estimated Cost: $5.7 million St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Orem - After celebrating mass in a gymnasium for years, this Catholic congregation was filled with anticipation at the groundbreaking of their new church that would hold them all. The 20,300-square-foot church will have the ability to seat 1,000 worshipers. Developer: Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City Architect: Sparano + Mooney General Contractor: R&O Construction Estimated Completion: November 2011 Estimated Cost: $4.4 million Rock Canyon Provo - Located in a mature neighborhood on Provo’s east bench, Rock Canyon Estates offers 19 beautiful home sites with incredible mountain views. It’s just a few blocks north of LaVell Edwards Stadium, and minutes from shopping, skiing, lakes, and trails. (Pricing starts from the $330s.) Developer: Ivory Homes Summit/Wasatch I-80, East Bound Structure #F-801 at Atkinson Canyon Summit County - Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company (RLW), a national leading pioneer in Accelerated Bridge Construction, will replace the east bound I-80 bridge over Atkinson Canyon with a new 2.4-million-pound bridge by ‘sliding’ it into place using hydraulic jacks. The new bridge will be constructed beside the old bridge on towers and the installation will take place over two days. Developer: UDOT Region 2 General Contractor: Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company, LLC Engineer(s): Michael Baker, Jr. and UDOT Design Estimated Completion: August 2011 Estimated Cost: $3.2 million I-80 Summit Park Bridge Summit Park - The Utah Department of Transportation has selected Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company to reconstruct the eastbound and westbound I-80 bridges at the Summit Park interchange and add an eastbound auxiliary lane under a Construction Manager General Contractor contracting method. The bridges will be constructed utilizing Accelerated Bridge Construction process by building each structure parallel to the existing bridge on towers. Developer: UDOT General Contractor: Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company, LLC Engineer(s): UDOT Design and Michael Baker Estimated Completion: October 2011 Estimated Cost: $6 million Red Ledges Fitness Center and Pool Heber - The Fitness Center and Pool will offer high-end amenities to the residents of Red Ledges in Heber. Developer: Red Ledges LLC Architect: Z Design General Contractor: Wadman Corporation Engineer(s): ARW;, Wilding Engineering Estimated Completion: July 2012 Estimated Cost: $950,000 Southern SUU Science Center Cedar City - The new $11.5 million building, approximately 50,000 square feet in size, is currently being constructed to the east of Southern Utah University’s existing Science Center. The four-story building will include spaces for the departments of biology, nursing and physical science, classrooms, supply areas, labs, vivarium, museum and a green house. Numerous sustainable elements, such as energy efficient mechanical systems and lighting controls, as well as recycled materials have been incorporated into the building’s design. Developer: Southern Utah University Architect: MHTN Architects General Contractor: Big-D Construction Engineer(s): InSite Engineering, Reaveley Engineers, Colvin Engineering Associates, Ken Garner Engineering Estimated Completion: June 2011 Estimated Cost: $11.7 million
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