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Pacific is »Kiewiton the SR at work 519 project in Seattle. Civil | KIEWIT PACIFIC CO.: SR 519 – S SEATTLE INTERMODAL ACCESS PROJECT Nice and Earlys Kiewit Pacific Co. has built the second phase of the State Route (SR) 519 – S Seattle Intermodal Access project, the company has needed to meet the needs of various stakeholders, ranging from the Port of Seattle to the Seattle Seahawks and Mariners sports teams. However, the company is quite up to the task, Project Manager Frank Young asserts. Whenever a challenge is encountered, the general contractor will work closely with each party to “come up with a solution,” Young says. “[We will] identify the challenge, identify the goal and draw on the people’s strengths to solve the problem.” KIEWIT PACIFIC SAYS IT WILL FINISH THE SECOND PHASE OF THE SR 519 PROJECT EARLIER THAN PLANNED. nal, the central waterfront area and other destinations in Seattle’s SODO neighborhood. “SR 519 improvements will separate car, freight and pedestrian and rail traffic to help improve • Project budget: $67 million mobility, pedestrian safety and reduce the risk • Location: Seattle of collisions,” WSDOT says. While the first phase of the project consisted of new on-ramps to interstates 5 and 90 and an overpass over Atlantic Street, the second phase includes the construction of a direct-off ramp –Frank Young, project manager from I-90 to S. Atlantic Street, Young says. “It allows for access [to] the Port of Seattle,” he says. Additionally, the company will build a grade-separating structure over BNSF railroad tracks that will connect Third Avenue South to the South Royal Brougham Way Overpass. “It will eliminate cars trading paint with trains,” Young says, noting Improving Mobility and Safety that the changes will also improve the commute for drivers. “There’s a According to the Washington State Department of Transportation train [here] that crosses almost every 15 minutes, and it really bogs (WSDOT), the project consists of improvements on SR 519 for traffic down traffic.” heading to the Port of Seattle Terminals, the Colman Dock ferry termi- Kiewit Pacific Co.: SR 519 “We’ve had no OSHA recordable incidents for people [on this project].” CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM DECEMBER 2009 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - December 2009
2010 Construction Forecast
Special Focus
Product Showcase: Hand Tools
F&R Construction Group Inc.
Suffolk Construction: Met 2
Weitz Co.: Solaris at Crossroads
Chance Construction Co.
Allied Building Products Corp.
Bird Construction Co. Inc.: Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
Broccolini Construction Inc.: EDC Headquarters
CJ Pink Ltd.
Cobra Corporate Management Inc.
DDRM: The St. Regis Deer Crest Resort
Q.B. Construction
T.N. Ward Co.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
REIG Capital
Blumenfeld Development Group & Forrest City Ratner – East River Plaza
Clark Construction: Michigan International Speedway
Morton Buildings Inc.
Triangle Associates Inc.: The Gallery on Fulton
Vogel Bros. Building Co.
Walsh Construction: Mercy Corps.
Wasatch Advantage Group: San Tropez
Profitable Contractor
John W. Danforth Co.
Shore Environmental LLC
S.T. Wooten
American Civil Constructors Inc.
Archer Western: I-75/I-475 Reconstruction
Cleland Site Prep Inc.
Delaware DOT: Indian River Inlet Bridge
Goodfellow Bros. Inc.
International Construction Equipment Inc.
Kiewit Pacific Co.: SR 519 – Seattle Intermodal Access Project
Plaza Construction Corp.
B. Gottardo Construction Ltd.
Bergmann Associates: Walkway Over The Hudson
Craig Olden Inc.
G.M. Sipes Construction Inc.
Idaho Sand & Gravel Co.: Ten- Mile Interchange
J.F. White
Malcom Drilling Co. Inc.
Mid Eastern Buildings Inc.: Southampton Wastewater Treatment Plant
Minnesota Department of Transportation: I35W Crosstown/ Urban Partnership
Nicholson Construction Co.
Papich Construction Co. Inc.: Route 46 Expansion Project
Tilcon New York Inc.: Interstate
Tyam Excavation and Shoring Ltd.
W.C. English Inc.: U.S. 321
West Electric Corp.
Industry Trends
Turner Construction Co.: Eastern High School
Gafcon Inc.: Carlsbad High School Modernization Project
DASNY: Gouverneur Healthcare Services
Stuart Olson: University of Lethbridge Markin Hall
University of Houston Student Housing
HDR Architecture Inc.
Marshall-Lee Construction Corp.
RA-LIN & Associates
Suffolk Construction: Boston Renaissance Charter School
Suffolk Construction: FIU School of International and Public Affairs
Swinerton Builders
Tower Construction: Huntington Memorial Hospital expansion
Absher Construction Co.: Chief Sealth High School and Denny International Middle School
Bird Construction
Casey Middle School
Cedar Ridge High School
Clark: Lowell Reception Center
Gilbane/Banks Joint Venture: Coppin State University
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: FORSCOM/USARC New Headquarters
Shaw Construction: Mesa State College Student Center
Shiel Sexton: Butler University
SpawGlass Contractors Inc.: Austin Community College Rio Grande Campus Parking Garage
Stuart Olson: New Edmonton Remand Centre
The Christman Co.
Turner Construction Co
Weddle Construction Ltd.
Construction Coach
Polimeni International
Greenpark Homes
Kite Realty Group Trust: Eddy Street Commons at NotreDame
Construction Law
Centerpoint Builders
Last Look: DANSY

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