Heavy Civil

Rueter-Hess Dam & Reservoir

Earthfill dam construction with a maximum hydraulic height of 170 feet, for Phase II of a new dam and reservoir for Parker Water and Sanitation District.  Excavation and placement of approximately 9,000,000 CY of zoned fill embankments needed to increase the size of Rueter Hess Dam from approximately 17,000 Acre-Ft to 72,000 Acre-Ft.

 

This included foundation excavation and preparation, shear key excavation and preparation, blasting of 330,000 CY of castle rock conglomerate, placement of 995,570 CY of Zone 1 clay core material, 6,557,352 CY of Zone 2/2A/3 shell material, production and placement of approximately 225,000 cubic yards of Zone 4 filter material for the chimney and blanket drains, production and placement of 186,100 CY of soil cement for the upstream slope protection, supply and installation of 27,000 feet of 6-inch and 8-inch PVC drain lines for the upstream slope and filter drain systems, production and placement of 30,500 tons of aggregate base course for a 1.3 mile site access road, supply and placement of 42,000 tons of Rip Rap for inlet/outlet works and spillway approach channels, and auxiliary spillway construction with 32,100 cubic yards of soil cement and 5,900 cubic yards of Class G concrete.

Contract Amount: $41.4 M+

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc.

Owner:

Parker Water & Sanitation

Lefthand Canyon Drive Project

The project was located between US36 and Ward in Boulder County and included approximately 11 miles of roadway and stream rehabilitation and reconstruction.

 

The work included clearing and grubbing, roadway excavation, blasting, grouted riprap and boulder installation, production of aggregate base course from material excavated onsite, aggregate base placement, storm sewer systems, asphalt paving, guardrail, striping, traffic control and stream channel restoration and rehabilitation.

Contract Amount: $20.4 M+

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc.

Owner:

Federal Highway Administration, Federal Lands

Casper Street West Belt Loop Road (HW 257)

Wyoming Highway 257, also known as the West Belt Loop Road, links Wyoming Highway 220 to U.S. Highway 20/26.

 

The two-lane route is about 7.5 miles long and features two bridges. The road also offers a view of Casper Mountain. We constructed Phase 1 of the highway which included excavation and placement of approximately 3.0 million cubic yards of dirt, bridge construction over the North Platte River and Unnamed Draw, and realignment of Robertson and Poison Spider Roads.

Contract Amount: $19.9 M+

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc.

Owner:

Wyoming Department of Transportation

Eagle County Regional Airport

The Airport project including hauling and placement of 1,750,000 CY of fill material for a future 1,000 foot runway extension.

 

Installation of approximately 1,300 feet of 114” culvert and 7,500 SQ. FT. of MSE wall. Eagle County Airport was a challenging project due to a tight schedule which required the project to be completed between April and November due to commercial flight operations. Additionally, FAA security measures had to be maintained throughout the project.

Contract Amount: $18.1 M+

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc.

Owner:

Eagle County Regional Airport

James Canyon Drive Permanent Repairs

Repair and restoration of 4.8 miles of flood damaged roads and creek restoration from the 2013 floods. The project included excavation of approximately 48,000 CY of material, placement of 53,632 TN of boulders, 190 LF of box culvert installation, and installation of miscellaneous stream features and over 27,000 plantings. 

Contract Amount: $14.7 M+

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc

Owner:

Boulder County

Garfield County Regional Airport

The project consisted of roadway construction realignment and new runway expansion preparation including 2,175,375 cubic yards of embankment, production blasting, trench blasting, water line, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, utility trench excavation and backfill, grouted boulder drop structures, asphalt paving, signage, striping and seeding.

 

We provided a value engineering construction concept eliminating soil cement construction and replacing it with mechanical stabilized earth panel wall construction saving the project significant cost and critical schedule duration.

Contract Amount: $13.8 M+

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc.

Owner:

Garfield County Regional Airport

Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport

Project consisted of building a new safety area for Runway 11L to come into compliance with FAA standards and a new Run Up Area for Taxiway “A”.

Major items of work on the project performed by KTI included embankment of 857,888CY, including 340,000CY of select fill from designated borrow sites. The majority of the embankment material was obtained from two borrow sources designated by the airport. A large portion of the borrow material was long haul (3/4 mile each way) and included crossing a major traffic thoroughfare of which KTI provided signalization.

 

A major component of the work was construction of a 26,250SF Reinforced Soil Slope which included 140,000CY of Select Fill and over 180,000SY of Geotextile Reinforcement and installation of topsoil filled Geocell on the face of the slope.

Placement of 6,700TN of Aggregate Base Course Class 6 was placed for construction of a new perimeter road and 2,300TN of P-209 Crushed Aggregate Base Course for the new Run Up Area.

KTI also installed 1,666LF of RCP Storm Sewer and 700LF of underdrain.

Contract Amount: $6.9 M+

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc.

Owner:

Jefferson County, CO

DEN Southwest RON Hangar

Earthwork for construction of maintenance hangar at DIA for Southwest Airlines including demolition of taxiway shoulder and snow road, import of 100,000 CY of selection embankment material, import of 100,000 CY of general fill, 150,000 CY of onsite cut to fill and aggregate production, including sizing and crushing, of 50,000 TN of Class 6 ABC and selection embankment material.

Contract Amount: $6 M+

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc

Owner:

Southwest Airlines Co.

CDOT I-25 & Crossroads Blvd Replacement

The Crossroads project consisted of 1.6 miles of complete highway reconstruction, two bridges spanning 176 feet for I-25 North & South Bound highway, and reconstruction of Crossroads Boulevard beneath the bridges.

 

The scope of work included removal of asphalt, concrete pavement and rubblized pavement, detour construction and removal, excavation, export, subgrade stabilization, road base, storm sewer, bridge construction, asphalt paving, concrete paving, striping, signage, traffic control, public safety and landscaping.

Contract Amount: $4.5 M+

General Contractor: 

Ralph L. Wadsworth

Owner:

Colorado Department of Transportation

Denver International Airport: Taxiway B4, F&G Safety Area

The project was designed and constructed by FAA guidelines and was necessary to widen taxiway safety areas from Aircraft Design Group (ADG) IV to a minimum of ADG V standards.

 

Construction included widening the taxiway area a minimum of 21.5’ on each side of the taxiway, including embankment of 250,000CY of earth, drainage infrastructure modifications and utility adjustments or relocations. Earth for the taxiways safety area widening project was obtained from the future RTD FasTracks Station and South Terminal Development location at the south end of the Jeppesen Terminal.

Contract Amount: $4.0 M+

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc.

Owner:

Denver International Airport

Linking Lookout, US 6 & 19th Interchange Improvements

This was a high profile highway interchange improvement project lowering US-6 approximately 26 feet and constructing a bridge over 19th street connecting City of Golden and Lookout Mountain.

 

The project had multiple stake holders including, CDOT, City of Golden, Colorado School of Mines, students, citizens, bicycling community and local small business. The project scope of work included extensive tree removal, clearing, surface and utility removals, excavation of 183,000 cubic yards, complicated traffic detours, several soil nail walls with precast panel facing, bridge construction with a small amphitheater, asphalt paving, striping, signage, traffic control, public safety and landscaping.

Contract Amount: $3.4 M+

General Contractor: 

Kraemer North America, LLC

Owner:

City of Golden; CDOT

Hodgson-Harris Reservoir Dam Rehabilitation

Hodgson-Harris Reservoir Dam was an earthfill dam re-construction including removal and replacement of outlet works conduit and structures, upstream riprap, and blanket and toe drains.

 

The project included temporary cofferdam and stream diversion, dewatering, strip and stockpile Topsoil - 2,400 cubic yards, excavate and stockpile existing riprap - 400 cubic yards, unclassified excavation – 6,350 cubic yards, embankment Fill – 7,600 cubic yards, filter sand – 450 cubic yards, drain aggregate, place riprap – 1,050 cubic yards, reuse riprap – 400 cubic yards, dam foundation excavation and preparation, 6 inch PVC drain pipe – 290 lineal feet, cast-in-place outlet works, 18 inch precast concrete pipe and concrete cradle – 122 lineal feet, 18 inch sluice gate and operator, cast-in-place concrete spillway, cast-in-place concrete spillway grade control structure, Dam instrumentation, erosion control, site reclamation, project surveying including local control, layout, as-built verification

Contract Amount: $1.0 M+

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc.

Owner:

County of Boulder, CO

Woman Creek Dam & Reservoir

The rehabilitation of Woman Creek Dam and Reservoir consisted of constructing interior toe buttresses along the upstream dam slope and remaining south interior berm within the reservoir.

 

The new toe buttresses were constructed with approximately 5,000 tons of imported squeegee sand fill and 60,000 cubic yards of on-site soils, 3,650 cubic yards of riprap, and 2,200 cubic yards of riprap bed course borrowed from the existing North interior buttress that was removed in the construction process.

 

The work entailed stockpiling existing riprap and bed course for reuse, excavation and installation of sand drains, importing and installation of squeegee sand fill into existing buttress riprap, constructing the toe berms with on-site North Internal Berm soil excavation, construction of riprap buttress drain, and placement of riprap and bed course along the lower portion of the buttresses.

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc.

Owner:

Woman Creek Reservoir Authority