Member Companies Project Updates: September 24, 2020

A look at some of the heavy civil engineering projects that are currently underway all across the United States, managed by The Beavers contractor members. This is by no way a comprehensive list, but just a glimpse of what’s happening in the world of heavy ongoing heavy civil construction projects. For more, please visit the individual websites of our members, listed on this page.

Zachry Construction Corp: Beltway 8 Widening 

Zachry was awarded two Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA) projects to widen and reconstruct southern portion of the Beltway 8 (BW8) tollway facility. Both projects widen the toll road from Southwest Freeway (US-59) to the north side of the Houston Ship Channel. This first project (Contract 338) begins South of Spencer Highway to North of Greenshadow Drive along the Sam Houston Tollway East. The second project (Contract 346) begins North of Greenshadow Drive and continues to Jacinto Port Road.

KG Walters Construction: Carson City WRRF Phase 1A

New Biological Nutrient Removal System and New Secondary Clarifier with upgrades to existing facility components to comply with State discharge permit requirements. Completed 9 month early. Went through 3 major scope adjustments during CMAR pre-construction phase with Owner and Design Engineer bringing total cost down from $50 million to just under $30 million.

Pic credit: KG Walters Construction website 

Traylor Bros. Inc.: Belle Chasse Bridge and Tunnel Replacement

As part of the Construction Joint Venture within Plenary Infrastructure Belle Chasse (PIBC), Traylor/Massman JV is the design-build joint venture for the Belle Chasse Bridge & Tunnel Replacement Public-Private Partnership Project for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. Belle Chasse Highway (LA 23) is approximately 1.4 miles long, consisting of four lanes with a movable bridge and tunnel. The PIBC team will provide financing, design-build construction, tolling, and long-term operations and maintenance for the three-span continuous steel plate girder main span bridge replacement. Traylor is in the lead at the DBJV level.

Sukut Construction: Palm Canyon Wash, Stage 93 Emergency Levee Restoration Project

This emergency work contract consists of the repair and restoration of existing damaged levee sections in addition to scour protection below the channel bottom.

Stacy Witbeck: Downtown Redmond Link Extension and more…

A glimpse of all the company’s projects around the country including Virginia, Oregon, Washington and more.