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Nicholson Construction is working to shore up Chicago’s sewer system. « Civil | NICHOLSON CONSTRUCTION Deep Successeep under the streets of Chicago, Nicholson Construction Co. is carrying out the largest computerized cement-grouting project in U.S. history. The $39 million contract is part of the massive Tunnel and Reservoir Project (TARP) and the Chicago Underflow Plan (CUP), which, when combined is estimated to cost more than $5 billion, and is slated for completion in 2019. CUP is the expansion of the tunnel system that holds the water from the storm sewers and sanitary sewer lines serving Chicago and Cook County. The project was started in the 1970s and is being overseen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in cooperation with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. According to Nicholson Construction Project Executive Luca Barison, who also is acting as project manager for the company’s work on TARP and CUP, Nicholson is the right company for the job. “Our management capabilities, technical capabilities, quality, safety and performance record all make us right for the job,” he says. He explains that when the company submitted its bid to the USACE, it had to include a technical proposal showing that the company had the proper management and technical abilities to perform the work. This was outlined by displaying how the work was going to be carried out and how the quality, management and schedule requirements of the contract were going to be met. Nicholson Construction was awarded the contracts for both phases one and two of the NICHOLSON CONSTRUCTION CO. IS A LEADER IN GEOTECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION. BY LUKE GILLESPIE Nicholson Construction www.nicholsonconstruction.com • Sales: $100+ million • Headquarters: Cuddy, Pa. • Employees: 350 • Service: Geotechnical construction “Our management capabilities, technical capabilities, quality, safety and performance record all make us right for the job.” –Luca Barison, project executive grout curtain portions of the project, which Barison says proves the company has the strength for jobs of that size. CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY 2010
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Construction Today - January 2010
Metrus Construction Limited: Le Parc Tower II
CJ Pink Ltd.
Costello Dismantling Co. Inc.
Allied Building Products Corp.
IDEURBAN: The St. Regis Mexico City
Jersen Construction Group
Killian Construction Co.: The Westin Hotel
Legacy Partners Residential: Riverpark
Strathcona Mechanical Ltd.
Tilton Pacific Construction Inc.
On the Cover
Product Showcase: Software and New Technology
Nicholson Construction Co.
Gilchrist Construction Co.
Turner Construction Co.: MIC Rental Car Center
Union Concrete Construction: Outer Harbor Parkway Project
D’Onofrio General Contractors Corp.
Worldwide Rental Services
AmQuip Crane Corp.
EIC Associates Inc.
Intercounty Paving Associates LLC: N.Y. Route 112
Matrix Design Group
Nicholson Construction Co.: Canton Dam
Wilson & Company Inc. Engineers and Architects: Rail Division
Group Lepine Ltd.
Laurysen Kitchens Ltd.
Aspen Ridge Homes: Vu Living
Walsh Construction: Sherman Replacement Hospital
PortSide Builders Inc.
Summit Builders Construction Co.: Classic Residence at Silverstone
Keystone Construction Corp.: Carmel Arts District Lofts
HDR Architecture Inc.
Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Dimeo Construction Co.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
CANA Construction: TELUS World of Science
Cornerstone General Contractors Inc.
Harvey-Cleary Builders: City of Austin Public Safety Training Facility
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: Granada Hills High School
Pirtle Construction Co.: City of Miami College
Sundt: East Contra Costa
Taylor & Parrish Inc.: Carole Weinstein International Center
Turner Construction Co.: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Turner Construction Co.: Duval Unified County Courthouse Facility
Weddle Brothers Construction Co. Inc.
AP Construction Inc.: Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School
The Boldt Co.: Luther Midelfort Hospital Expansion
Choate Construction: NGCSU Projects
Donley’s LLC: Bavaro Hall at the University of Virginia
EllisDon: Woodstock General Hospital
McCarty Corp.: Maneuver Center of Excellence Headquarters
Munlake Contractors Inc.
Murray Company: Kiowa Country Memorial Hospital
River City Construction LLC
Skyline Roofing Ltd.
SpawGlass: Austin Community College Round Rock Campus
W.E. O’Neil Construction: Downtown Women's Center Project
CANA Construction: SMART Technologies
Ecco III Enterprises Inc.
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co.
ARCO/Murray National Construction Co. Inc.
Baker Electric Inc.
Chester Bross Construction Co.
Titan Wrecking & Environmental LLC
Last Look: Urban Landmarks
Construction Today - January 2010