A Year in Review: 2018 Projects

AVEN | Best because: DTLA’s first Thoughtful Living™ high rise offers expansive amenities, including a public park, indoor/outdoor social lounges, and two California-inspired amenity decks | Client: DTLA South Park Properties, LLC | Completion Status: Ongoing

Ventura County Medical Center | Best because: hospital remained fully functional during the construction of this state-of-the-art facility, which now meets seismic safety standards | Client: County of Ventura | Completion Status: Completed January 2018

Starway Expansion | Best because: work on this fast paced and challenging project continues our longstanding history with Universal Studios | Client: Universal Creative | Completion Status: Completed April 2018

Oceanwide Plaza | Best because: serving as the gateway to LA Live and anchored by the five-star Park Hyatt hotel, the address offers luxury retail, fine dining, and stylish condominiums | Client: Oceanwide Plaza, LLC | Completion Status: Ongoing

Purple Line Extension | Best because: underground subway poses unique challenges as tunneling occurs adjacent to the La Brea Tar Pits | Client: Skanska Traylor Shea JV | Completion Status: Ongoing

Kramer Junction | Best because: an aggressive production schedule on this remote project includes more than 100,000 cubic yards of concrete paving by providing an on-site testing lab | Client: Kiewit | Completion Status: Ongoing

Route 5, Castaic | Best because: being constructed utilizing Rapid Set Concrete (RSC), which allows traffic activity within two hours of placement | Client: Atkinson | Completion Status: Ongoing

San Gabriel Trench | Best because: unique trench project consisted of a series of four grade separations that lower the Union Pacific Railroad track while keeping surface streets at grade | Client: Jacobs | Completion Status: June 2018

Elk Grove Civic Center | Best because: more than a decade in the making and delayed by the 2008 recession, construction is finally wrapping up on this LEED Platinum project, which serves Elk Grovians with an aquatic center, veteran’s hall, and senior/community center | Client: Roebbelen Construction | Completion Status: Ongoing

North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program | Best because: developed specifically to bring water to almond growers and other farmers in the local area who were suffering from water shortages and high-priced water | Client: Myers-Rados JV | Completion Status: Ongoing

Mid Coast Corridor | Best because: continued work on this multi-phase endeavor aims to “Keep San Diego Moving” by expanding transportation capacity and reducing congestion | Client: Mid Coast Transit Constructors JV | Completion Status: Ongoing

Wilshire Grand Redevelopment | Best because: construction of the tallest building west of the Mississippi River; construction features a world record for the longest continuous concrete pour | Client: Hanjin International | Completion Status: May 2018