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Goodbye, smelly holding ponds. Hello, state-of-the-art technology!

Dickinson Water Treatment Plant Location: Dickinson, ND General Contractor: John T Jones Construction Co. Architect: JPL Architects Engineer: Bartlett & West Owner: North Dakota State Water Commission Description: Dickinson, North Dakota is getting a brand new wastewater treatment plant that will bring state-of-the-art technology to one of man’s oldest communal problems — how to deal… Read more »


A new hockey arena brings a second rink and more room for tournaments in West Fargo

West Fargo Public Schools Hockey Arena Location: West Fargo, ND General Contractor: Mortenson Construction Architect: JLG Architects Engineer: Heyer Engineering Owner: West Fargo Public Schools Description: The new, 70,000 square foot West Fargo Public Schools Hockey Arena includes two competition ice rinks, locker rooms, a lobby, and support spaces. The Arena’s design features a modern mix design… Read more »


The new Carver Elementary School building leaves room for growth.

Carver Elementary Location: Carver, MN General Contractor: Kraus Anderson Architect: ARY Architects Engineer: Innovative Structural Solutions Owner: Eastern Carver County Schools Description: The new Carver Elementary School building will have a 720-student capacity with the option of future expansion for up to 865 students. The two-story building includes 30 traditional classrooms designed around collaborative learning… Read more »


Rolette County Jail gets a new facility

Rolette County Jail and Law Enforcement Center Location: Rolla, ND General Contractor: Construction Engineers Architect: Klein McCarthy & Co. Engineer: CW Structural Engineers Owner: Rolette County Description: The current jail in Rolette County is about 60-years-old and would have needed multi-million dollar upgrades, but instead a new facility that will hold twice as many prisoners… Read more »


Eagle Brook Church addition in great shape.

Eagle Brook Church Addition Location: Lino Lakes, MN General Contractor: Sheehy Construction Company Architect: BWBR Engineer: ERA Engineering  Owner: Eagle Brook Church Description: This addition to the Lino Lakes church is a broadcast center meant for audio and video production, along with other broadcasting purposes. Wells Concrete provided 44 pieces of (5,800 square feet) of… Read more »


Fort Dodge Senior High Auxiliary Gym is on the rise

Despite bitter cold, precast panels are being fit into place! “As students were getting out of school Thursday afternoon, heavy trucks were rolling in carrying the next two precast panels that will form the new Fort Dodge Senior High auxiliary gym.” Read the entire article by The Messenger here.


A second addition for Treasure Island

Treasure Island Pool Addition 2 Location: Red Wing, MN General Contractor: Knutson Construction Architect: RSP Architects Engineer: Meyer | Borgman | Johnson Owner: Treasure Island Resort & Casino Description: In February, Treasure Island opened the $19 million Lagoon Water Park and Wave Spa. Since its opening, the water park has had around 80,000 visitors. According… Read more »


U of M Athletics Department gets new flagship facility with new Athletes Village

University of Minnesota Athletes Village Location: Minneapolis, MN General Contractor: Mortenson Construction Architect: BWBR Architects Engineer: Palanisami & Associates, Inc. Owner: Regents of University of Minnesota Description: The new 340,000 square foot Athletes Village at the University of Minnesota will focus on student athlete welfare and development. It includes a Student Athlete Center for Excellence… Read more »


100 new jobs to come with RMS Company addition

RMS Company Addition Location: Coon Rapids, MN General Contractor: TDB Builders Architect: Progressive Architects Engineer: Advanced Structural Technologies (AST) Owner: Cretex Corp. Description: RMS Company, which currently has 711 employees in Coon Rapids and is the city’s largest private employer, is expanding. RMS Company manufactures machined and molded components used in the medical device and… Read more »


New integrated-discipline complex for Augsburg College

Augsburg College Location: Minneapolis, MN General Contractor: McGough Architect / Engineer: HGA Owner: Augsburg College Description: The new $70 million, integrated-discipline complex at Augsburg College will anchor the expanding west end of the Minneapolis college that serves 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students. The science hall to the east will be demolished after it opens in… Read more »


Schneiderman’s new two-story warehouse will offer more visibility

Schneiderman’s Furniture Location: Lakeville, MN General Contractor: Opus Design Build, L.L.C. Architect / Engineer: Opus AE Group, L.L.C. Owner: Schneiderman’s Furniture Description: The new building for Schneiderman’s Furniture, designed and constructed by Minnetonka-based Opus, will include two stories of warehouse and showroom space on a 4.8-acre site. Jason Schneiderman, president and CEO of Schneiderman’s Furniture,… Read more »