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Union Concrete Construction Civil | UNION CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION – OUTER HARBOR PARKWAY PROJECT www.nysdot.gov/regionaloffices/region5/projects/outer-harbor • Location: Buffalo, N.Y. • Budget: $56 million • Scope: Redeveloping infrastructure to provide access to upcoming waterfront development The Outer Harbor Parkway Project will open up the area for future development. « A Look at the Numbers The Outer Harbor Parkway Project included: 550,000 440,000 110,000 140,000 tons of asphalt cubic yards of unclassified excavation cubic yards of embankment cubic yards of sub-base “Having the project utilizing GPS knocked a year off the schedule.” –Gary Hill, president 56,000 41,000 42,000 2,700 square yards of cold milling feet of cast-in-place concrete piles square feet of mechanically stabilized earth systems cubic yards of cast-in-place bridge concrete 35,000 15,000 400 100 feet of PVC pipe cubic yards gravel pipe backfill drainage structures manholes Finding New Opportunities 110,000 8,000 21,000 65,000 50 8,600 bulbs feet of four-foot under-drain pipe feet of slip-formed concrete median barrier feet of box beam guide railing feet of granite curbing acres of seeding trees and shrubs UNION CONCRETE IS PERFORMING ROADWORK TO OPEN BUFFALO’S OUTER HARBOR FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT. BY KATHRYN JONES have long been interested in developing the land, but poor access impeded any attempts. The $56 million Outer Harbor Parkway Project will open up the harbor for future development through the reconstruction of Route 5, a commuter road to downtown Buffalo, and the construction of Outer Harbor Parkway, an access road to the Outer Harbor T he New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has embarked on a wide-scale infrastructure improvement program to create access to a proposed waterfront development in Buffalo, N.Y. What used to be the Port of Buffalo – a historic industrial area adjacent to Lake Erie – has sat vacant for 20 years. Private companies 72,000 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