Hill & Wilkinson Completes Southwest Airlines Pedestrian Bridge

Hill & Wilkinson General Contractors has completed a 5,500-square-foot pedestrian bridge for Southwest Airlines. The bridge connects Southwest’s Headquarters building to its Training Operational Support building, located in Dallas, Texas, and includes an elevator, stairs and an ADA door in its circulation tower. The bridge allows employees to safely travel between the two buildings and from other parking lots while maintaining a secure campus. The total length of the bridge is approximately 750 feet. Crews assembled paint booths onsite to provide a controlled environment for the high-performance paint of the steel prior to erection. Due to the logistical challenges of … Read more

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New U of A Health Sciences Innovation Building to Foster Collaboration among Multidisciplinary Teams

The last steel beam was put into place recently at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building project in Tucson, Arizona, a world-class center designed to be the vanguard for interprofessional, team-based health professions education in the United States. Kitchell broke ground on the $165-million facility last year. Designed by CO Architects with Swaim Architects, the 10-story, 220,000-square-foot building is located on the west side of the Arizona Health Sciences Campus, north of the Bio5 building off East Helen Street and North Cherry Avenue. The project is envisioned to foster collaboration among multidisciplinary teams of students and faculty in … Read more

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Brasfield & Gorrie Completes Construction of New Westin Jackson Hotel

JACKSON, Miss. – Brasfield & Gorrie has completed work on the Westin Jackson, a new full-service hotel in Jackson, Mississippi. A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the opening of the hotel. Conveniently located in the growing downtown area, the Westin Jackson is the first luxury global hotel brand in the city. The nine-story, 174,000-square-foot structure features 203 rooms and suites. Amenities include a fitness center, restaurant, resort-style spa, Westin club lounge and indoor pool. The facility also features 12,000 square feet of meeting space. Participants in the development include Capital Hotel Associates, Wischermann Partners, Hinds County, Jackson Redevelopment Authority and the State … Read more

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Swinerton Breaks Ground at Osler Parking Structure at UC San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Claif. – Swinerton has broken ground on the Osler Parking Structure at the University of California, San Diego. Working with Watry Design and Gensler, this 418,725-square-foot project is scheduled to complete in June 2018. This Design-Build collaboration aims to serve as gateway to the campus, with an onsite visitor center and an innovative design that blends in seamlessly into the natural landscape. This six-story parking structure project will have over 1,300 stalls, including ADA-parking stalls and electric vehicle parking stalls. The structure also contains space for facilities and maintenance, a bicycle enclosure, stair and elevator cores in three … Read more

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