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Red River High School Performance Hall – Grand Forks, ND

Location: Grand Forks, ND General Contractor: Gast Construction Company Architect/Engineer: EAPC – Grand Forks, ND Owner: Grand Forks School District Precast Products: Wall Panels Finishes: Formliner Description:  Grand Forks Red River High School’s new $9.4 million 33,000 sf performing arts facility includes a 700 seat auditorium with back-of-house support spaces, event lobby, orchestra rehearsal room,… Read more »


Bishop-Garrigan High School – Algona, IA

Location: Algona, IA General Contractor: Dean Synder Construction Architect: Bergland + Cram Engineer: Raker Rhodes Owner: Bishop Garrigan Schools Description:  The new, year-long project, $3 million addition for Bishop-Garrigan High School in Algona, is coming to its end with project completion scheduled for August 2015. The 18,000 SF addition will add a gymnasium, additional class… Read more »


United South Central – Wells, MN

Location: Wells, MN General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. Architect: SGN/Wendel Engineer: ULS Engineers Owner: USC Public School District ISD 2134 Description:  A new United South Central School in Wells, Minn., just west of Albert Lea was completed in September 2014. The 155,000-square-foot pre K-12 school replaces the former school, portions of which were originally built… Read more »

Erik Ramstad Middle School – Minot, ND

Location: Minot, ND General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. Architect: Anderson, Wade & Whitty Owner: Minot Public Schools Description:  The Erik Ramstad Middle School was a high priority project to get student services back to normal levels after the devastating floods of 2011. The 128,000 sq. foot project received support funding from recovery partners including the… Read more »

Hawkins Chemical – Rosemount, MN

Location: Rosemount, MN General Contractor: Knutson Services, Inc. Architect: Paul Meyer Architects, Inc. Structural Engineer: Paul Meyer Architects, Inc. Description: Hawkins, Inc. is a local chemical distribution company which brings in raw, high–strength chemicals from national manufacturers and combines and/or dilutes them to be used for various industrial uses. The new Hawkins Rosemount Warehouse is… Read more »

Skye at Arbor Lakes Phase II

Location: Maple Grove, MN General Contractor: Stonebridge Construction Inc. Architect: Humphrey’s Partners Architects Florida LLC Structural Engineer: Humphrey’s Partners Architects LLC Description:  Located in Maple Grove, Sky at Arbor Lakes consists of a rectangular, total precast concrete parking structure which is completely surrounded by a wood-framed, four-story apartment complex. This style of building is called… Read more »


Cardiovascular Systems Inc. – New Brighton, MN

Location: New Brighton, MN General Contractor: Ryan Companies Architect: Mohagen Hansen Architectural Group Structural Engineer: Advanced Structural Technologies, Inc. Description: The development of the Cardiovascular Headquarter project involved months of negotiations and hurdles as the property for this project required considerable land-use approvals and redevelopment agreements with associated costs in public improvements and environmental remediation.… Read more »


Penn and American – Bloomington, MN

Owner: United Properties Contractor: RJM Construction Architect: Elness Swenson Graham Architects Inc Engineer: Ericksen Roed and Associates Description: Located at the South East Corner of Penn Avenue and American Boulevard, this new mixed use development will enhance this already bustling area of Bloomington, MN. A total precast system using precast foundation wall, columns, beams, double… Read more »


Minnesota Veterans Home – Minneapolis, MN

Location: Minneapolis, MN General Contractor: Adolfson & Peterson Construction Architect:  Mohagen Hanson Architectural Group Structural Engineer: Ericksen Roed & Associates  Description: In 2011, the Minnesota’s Veterans Homes began planning the design of a 100-bed skilled nursing care facility at their 53-acre campus on the banks of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The architect defaulted to a… Read more »


Minnesota Vikings Stadium – Minneapolis, MN

Location: Minneapolis, MN General Contractor: Mortenson Construction Architect: HKS Inc. Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti Description: Wells Concrete is proud to be part of the new U.S. Bank – Minnesota Vikings Stadium. This iconic stadium will be a highlight of the 2016 NFL season nationwide for its unique design as well as a treasured staple in… Read more »


Burleigh County Shop – Bismarck, ND

 Location: Bismarck, ND General Contractor:  Capital City Construction Inc.  Architect:  ülb design group Structural Engineer: CWSTRUCTURAL Engineers  Description: When Burleigh County decided to move forward with their new County Shop 52,000-sq. ft. building to replace their aging existing structure, precast quickly became the system of choice. As the design team worked through the overall aesthetics of this… Read more »


Drake University – Des Moines, IA

Location: Des Moines, IA General Contractor: Weitz Construction Architect: InVision Architecture Structural Engineer: Raker Rhodes Engineering                      Description: Drake University wraps up a state-of-the-art, on-campus facility this fall for the Drake basketball program as part of a comprehensive campaign to the University’s infrastructure. The 39,000 square… Read more »