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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 »


Water Resource Recovery Facility – Williston, ND

Location: Williston, ND General Contractor: Rice Lake Construction Group Architect: Hulsing & Associates Structural Engineer: AE2S   Description: A $105 million water treatment plant project scheduled for September 2017 completion. Wells Concrete provided the precast for eight separate buildings, which included insulated architectural walls with a sandblast finish; double tees for the roof where possible. The… 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 »


Seeking Civil Engineer – Maple Grove, MN Office

Wells Concrete is accepting resumes for a precast concrete Civil engineer who is responsible for the design of precast structures and managing the drafter(s) who are producing the plans for said precast structures. This position reports to the Chief Engineer. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Answers questions regarding engineering issues. Reviews Architectural/Structural plans and does required… 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 »


MN Veteran's Home Architectural Precast Insulated Wall Panel Progress

The new Minnesota Veterans Home is scheduled to open later this year and we are very proud to have played a part in providing an honorable healthcare environment for our nation’s heroes. The new building demonstrates that architectural precast insulated wall panels provides a cost effective wall system, while sustaining the integrity of quality architecture.


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 »