Top 10 Kiewit Government Contracts

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Top 10 Kiewit Government Contracts

Kiewit Corporation is one of North America’s largest engineering and construction firms. The company has won several contracts from the federal government for different industries such as industrial, building, mining, oil, gas & chemical, power, transportation, and water. Learn more about the top 10 Kiewit government contracts.

1. VA Denver Medical Center Facility Replacement Construction

Kiewit Corporation, VA Denver Replacement Medical Center Facility Construction

  • Federal agency: Department of Veteran Affairs/ U.S. Army
  • Contract type: Fixed-price-incentive contract
  • Value: $570.75 million
  • Contract date: October 30, 2015

A joint venture of Kiewit Corporation and Turner Construction Company was awarded by the U.S. Army to complete the construction of the VA Denver Medical Center Facility. The contract was valued at $570.75 million and was performed in Aurora, Colorado.

Army Corps of Engineering was the contracting activity, which monitored the project’s progress until completion on January 23, 2018. The total amount of $570.75 million was obligated at the time of the award.

Kiewit-Turner’s fixed-price-incentive contract is part of several awards to complete VA Denver Medical Center Facility Replacement Construction. When it was completed in 2018, construction took a total of 14 years, with the total cost ballooning to over a billion dollars—far from its initial cost of $328 million.

2. JBER North-South 16/34 Runway Extension Project in Alaska

Kiewit Corporation, Runway Extension Project in Alaska

  • Federal agency: Department of Defense/ U.S. Army
  • Contract type: Firm fixed-price contract
  • Value: $309.74 million
  • Contract date: July 22, 2022

Kiewit Infrastructure of Vancouver, Washington is responsible for the runway extension project in Elmendorf, Alaska, estimated to complete on August 14, 2025. Kiewit won among three bids solicited on the internet.

The contracting activity for the project is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of Anchorage, Alaska, which was obligated $69.13 million from the fiscal 2022 military construction, defense-wide funds at the time of the award.

3. New York City’s Long-Span Bridges Improvements

Kiewit Corporation, New York City's Long Span Bridges Improvements

  • Federal agency: U.S. Army
  • Contract type: Firm fixed-price contract
  • Value: $264.42 million
  • Contract date: September 12, 2019

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of New York, New York awarded Kiewit Corporation the contract to improve the security and safety of long-span bridges in and around New York City. The project runs for six years, having an estimated completion date of May 31, 2025.

The total amount of $264.42 million was obligated at the time of award from the fiscal 2018 civil construction funds. Kiewit secured the award among seven solicited bids.

4. Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan

Kiewit Corporation, Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan

  • Federal agency: U.S. Army
  • Contract type: Firm fixed-price contract
  • Value: $136.64 million
  • Contract date: September 28, 2021

The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan includes restoring, preserving, and protecting Florida’s ecosystem and water resources. Kiewit Infrastructure took on this 4-year project, estimated to be completed on October 14, 2025.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Jacksonville, Florida is the contracting activity and has obligations to the full amount of $136.4 million from the fiscal 2014-2021 civil construction funds at the time of award. Most of the work occurs in Fort Pierce, Florida.

5. Construction of Fish Passage Facility at Mud Mountain Dam

Kiewit Corporation, Fish Passage Facility at Mud Mountain Dam Construction

  • Federal agency: U.S. Army
  • Contract type: Firm fixed-price contract
  • Value: $112.05 million
  • Contract date: March 14, 2018

Mud Mountain Dam has a new fish passage facility after Kiewit Infrastructure completed the contract for the project. The work occurred in Buckley, Washington, with an estimated completion date of September 20, 2022.

At the time of award, $6.76 million from the fiscal general construction funds were obligated from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of Seattle, Washington. Kiewit won among five bids solicited through the internet.

6. Upgrade of Pier 2 at Military Ocean Terminal Concord

Kiewit Corporation, Upgrade of Pier 2 at Military Ocean Terminal Concord

  • Federal agency: U.S. Army
  • Contract type: Firm fixed-price contract
  • Value: $87.55 million
  • Contract date: July 19, 2018

Kiewit Corporation and Manson Construction combined their range of services to upgrade the Pier 2 of Military Ocean Terminal Concord in California. The estimated completion date of the contract was on July 24, 2020.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of Sacramento, California was obligated to the total amount from the fiscal 2018 military construction funds for the contract at the time of the award. Kiewit triumphed among the seven bids solicited via the internet.

7. Improvements in Bank Back Levee, Empire Floodgate

Kiewit Corporation, Improvements in Bank Back Levee, Empire Floodgate

  • Federal agency: U.S. Army
  • Contract type: Firm fixed-price contract
  • Value: $65.79 million
  • Contract date: August 6, 2014

A joint venture between Kiewit and Pittman completed the work for dredging a new bypass channel, constructing a new flood gate and supporting services, and demolishing existing systems in Bank Back Levee, Empire Floodgate. The project had an estimated completion date of July 27, 2017.

Kiewit-Pittman JV’s funding came from fiscal 2014 other procurement funds at the time of award. The contracting work occurred in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of New Orleans, Louisiana was the contracting activity for the project.

8. P-704 Sewer Lift Station and Relief Sewer Lines Components Replacements

Kiewit Corporation, P-704 Sewer Lift Station and Relief Sewer Lines Components Replacements

  • Federal agency: Department of Defense/ U.S. Navy
  • Contract type: Firm fixed-price contract
  • Value: $64.99 million
  • Contract date: March 12, 2019

The U.S. Navy contracted Kiewit Infrastructure West in Honolulu, Hawaii to develop, construct and improve the P-704 Sewer Lift Station and Relief Sewer Lines at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The project was completed in two components on June 2021.

The first component included replacing the existing pump station, while the second component included the construction of a new gravity sewer main along South Avenue. The new components aimed to accommodate increased wastewater flows from shore activities and peak wet-weather flows.

The contracting activity was The Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Hawaii, which was also obligated to the full project amount of $64.99 million from the fiscal 2017 military construction contract funds of the U.S. Navy. The Navy Electronic Commerce Online website was responsible for procuring the contract among five proposals received.

9. Wheeler Army Airfield Construction Projects

Kiewit Corporation, Wheeler Army Airfield Construction

  • Federal agency: U.S. Army
  • Contract type: Firm fixed-price contract
  • Value: $53.15 million
  • Contract date: October 6, 2022

Kiewit was awarded a $53.15 million contract for constructing a concrete rotary-wing aircraft parking apron, concrete taxiways, a helipad, and a concrete parallel taxiway at Wheeler Army Airfield. The work occurs in Wahiawa, Hawaii, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2024.

The total amount of the contract, $53.15 million, was obligated from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of Honolulu, Hawaii, from the fiscal 2022 funds at the time of the award. Kiewit Corporation won the contract among three bids.

10. Wheeler Army Airfield Improvements on Existing Runways

Kiewit Corporation, Wheeler Army Airfield Improvements on Existing Runways

  • Federal agency: U.S. Army
  • Contract type: Firm fixed-price contract
  • Value: $44.93 million
  • Contract date: September 29, 2020

In 2020, Wheeler Army Airfield in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii underwent several construction projects, including a rotary wing aircraft parking apron, fixed-wing parallel taxiway, perpendicular taxiway, helipads, and reduction of the width of an existing runway. Kiewit Infrastructure worked on the project, which was estimated for completion on June 30, 2022.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska was the contracting activity and had obligations for the full amount of $44.93 million from the fiscal 2020 military construction funds. Kiewit secured the contract between two bids solicited via the internet.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kiewit Corporation?

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Kiewit Corporation has been an engineering and construction services leader for over 135 years. The Kiewit brothers founded the company in 1887, but only Peter Kiewit continued the business. Sooner, his son, also named Peter Kiewit, headed the company.

Heading Kiewit Corporation today is Rick Lanoha, who has served as the President and CEO since 2020. He heads a global workforce of 28,000 employees in the company’s headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska.

Kiewit Corporation recorded $12 billion in revenues as of 2021. Kiewit ranks 133th in the 2022 Fortune 500 list.

What is Kiewit known for?

Kiewit Corporation is known for delivering safe engineering services and practices, performing ten times better than average. Kiewit is an award-winning company, gaining recognition from the government and esteemed organizations, such as Engineering News-Record, On-Site Magazine, and more.

Is Kiewit a government contractor?

Kiewit Corporation has been a government contractor since the 1920s. The company played an important role in developing transportation networks across the U.S. during the Great Depression. Some of Kiewit’s notable infrastructure contracts for the U.S. federal government include

  • Barracks and facilities at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington (1939)
  • High Arctic Air Base in Thule, Greenland (1951)
  • Transbay Tube between San Francisco and Oakland, California (1966)
  • Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland (1980)
  • San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor in Central Valley, California (1991)

What are the top Kiewit government contracts?

As a contractor, Kiewit Corporation has constructed and worked on different projects for the U.S. federal government. The company has offered its innovative services to the Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, and other federal agencies.

Tackling Important Projects with Construction-Focused Engineering

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Kiewit government contracts have built and improved projects, government services, and key infrastructures. The company has consistently delivered construction-focused engineering for the U.S. federal government and private companies worldwide.

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