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The Orono Public Schools’ indoor activity center is scheduled to be completed by December 2018.

Orono High School Activity Center  Location: Long Lake, MN General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. Architect: Wold Architects & Engineers Engineer: BKBM Engineers, Inc. Owner: Orono Public Schools ISD #278 Description:  The Orono Public Schools’ indoor activity center is scheduled to be completed by December 2018.  Plans for the new center include an elevated nine-foot-wide walking… Read more »


With more than 200,000 square feet of precast concrete, the Rosedale Ramp is almost ready

Rosedale Ramp Phase I and II Location: Roseville, MN General Contractor: VCC Architect: Callison RTKL Engineer: Kimley-Horn Owner: Jones Lang LaSalle Description:  Rosedale Center, located in Roseville, Minnesota, is a regional powerhouse shopping destination with three anchor tenants, and soon to be a fourth. The center was originally built in 1969, and recently embarked on… Read more »


Sophomores are getting more living space with NDSU’s new Residence Hall

NDSU Residence Hall Location: Fargo, ND General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. Architect: Zerr Berg Architects Engineer: Heyer Engineering, PC Owner: North Dakota State University Description:  Future North Dakota State University sophomores will have more living space on campus thanks to a $39.5 million construction project underway on campus for the Catherine Cater Hall. The six-story,… Read more »


The new Le Sueur County justice center will enable the county to more securely transport inmates

Le Sueur County LEC Location: Le Center, MN General Contractor: Adolfson & Peterson Construction Inc. Architect/Engineer: BKV Group, Inc. Owner: Le Sueur County Description:  Le Sueur County is constructing a new $23 million justice center that will enable the county to more securely transport inmates from their cells to the courthouse — and meet state… Read more »


Construction for the new Hiawatha Academy High School is in full swing

Hiawatha Academy Location: Minneapolis, MN General Contractor: Schreiber Mullaney Construction Architect: U + B Architecture and Design, Inc. Engineer: Bunker and Assoc, LLC. Owner: Hiawatha Academies Description:  Hiawatha Academies, a network of charter schools in South Minneapolis, new construction project is in full swing on a new high school at the site of the former… Read more »


A 360-stall parking ramp for North Loop moves ahead with 673 pieces of precast concrete

North Loop Ramp Location: Minneapolis, MN General Contractor: Synergy Builders Architect: UrbanWorks Architecture Engineer: Mattson MacDonald Young Owner: Schafer Richardson Description:  A six-level, 360-stall parking ramp in the North Loop is currently being built and is one of the largest parking structures built recently for the neighborhood. Besides parking stalls, the project also would have… Read more »


STMA Ice Arena is getting an expansion with some seriously beautiful wall panels

STMA Ice Arena Addition Location: Albertville, MN General Contractor: Breitbach Construction Company Architect: Architects Rego + Youngquist, Inc. Engineer: Innovative Structural Solutions Owner: St. Michael-Albertville School District #885 Description:  This $8,910,000 total precast project is a 37,000 square foot expansion of their existing ice arena. The expansion was necessary as the demand for the existing arena… Read more »


Shoreview Community Center is getting tropical!

Shoreview Community Center Location: Shoreview, MN General Contractor: RJM Construction Architect: BWBR Architects Engineer: BWBR Engineers, Inc. Owner: City of Shoreview Description:  The 22,000 sq. ft. expansion project will create a tropical water park addition to the existing indoor pool, as well as an addition adjacent to the existing gymnasium.  The City Council approved the… Read more »


Driving Architectural Innovation

Whatever your mind imagines, you can recreate it in precast concrete to make a stunning, iconic façade.  The clearest advantage of architectural precast is found in the virtually limitless design potential that can be achieved with its use. Maximum Flexibility + Limitless Design Architectural precast concrete has quietly revolutionized the construction industry by creating a… Read more »


Successful installation of Integrity Windows by Marvin – Partnership Progresses

Just over a year ago, Wells announced its partnership with Marvin Windows to exclusively offer Integrity Windows and Doors’ window products, installed at all our production facilities prior to shipping to job-sites. Since that time, we have installed and are in the process of installing Integrity Windows in a variety of projects. With this process, Wells delivers… Read more »


Minnesota United FC’s new field is looking great!

Minnesota United FC, Allianz Field Location: St. Paul, MN General Contractor: Mortenson Construction Architect: Populous Engineer: Walter P. Moore Owner: MUSC Holdings, Inc. Description:  The crews in St. Paul are making progress on the new stadium for the Minnesota United FC, an MLS soccer team. The new Allianz Field is scheduled to be complete in the… Read more »


Bethlehem Baptist Church expands into 2018

Bethlehem Baptist Church  Location: Lakeville, MN General Contractor: Anderson Companies Architect: Lampert Architects Engineer: Stroh Engineering Owner: Bethlehem Baptist Description:  The Minneapolis-based, three-campus church, Bethlehem Baptist Church expansion plans continue with construction of a church building on 12 acres of land in Lakeville, MN. The building will include a sanctuary with seating for 664 people… Read more »