Category Archives: Department of Transportation

Portsmouth Memorial Bridge Project: Archer Western

The Memorial Bridge which connects New Hampshire and Maine has a long standing history. Currently a project is underway on the old bridge and the center section of it was “floated” out on February 8th. Archer Western Contractors took on the project and below is a rather cool time lapse video of the first stage. For more information on the project visit here.

Kiewit-Sundt Team Speeds Freeway Expansion to Finish in Arizona

ENR Kiewit Sundt


Story by ENR magazine 09/19/2011

Battling monsoons, heat, live traffic and subpar soils, a joint-venture team expects to complete 30 miles of a Phoenix-area freeway expansion in just eight months—adding another reason for the Arizona Dept. of Transportation to embrace design-build as it constructs projects to cope with growing traffic.

A team of Kiewit Corp. and Sundt Construction holds the approximately $90-million contract to add 30 miles of high-occupancy vehicle lanes to Loop 101 between state Route 51 and Interstate 10.  “To do this many miles in [nine] months is pretty exciting,” says Steve Mishler, ADOT project manager. “Typically, this project would have been broken up into five pieces, and I would have been given 18 months just for design and a year and change for construction.” Continue reading