Grand Opening: Boulder Valley School District Transportation Center

BOULDER — On January 25, the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of its new Transportation Center, the first of three major projects to support educational opportunities in the 31,000-student district. The $15.3 million transportation facility is the result of a master planning effort that …


Haselden Construction Breaks Ground on Broomfield High School Expansion

BROOMFIELD – Haselden Construction recently broke ground on the expansion of Holy Family High School in Broomfield. The 34,000-square-foot expansion will include eight new classrooms, a fitness center and auxiliary gym with expanded locker rooms, and an enlarged cafeteria, allowing the school to grow from 690 students to 800 students. “As the current …


Renovations and Expansions for Northeast Elementary School and Overland Trail Middle School Now Complete

DENVER — 27J Schools recently celebrated the completion of Northeast Elementary’s and Overland Trail Middle School’s expansion and renovation projects at two ribbon cutting ceremonies held in Brighton on Thursday, January 10. GE Johnson Construction Company completed the expansion and renovations projects. The architect for the project was Studiotrope in Denver. MTech Mechanical, a …


GH Phipps Completes Windsor High School Innovation Center

WINDSOR– GH Phipps — one of the largest, most successful construction companies in the Colorado region — has successfully completed the Windsor High School Innovation Center.  Serving as the general contractor on the project, GH Phipps worked closely with the school district, school staff and architect DLR Group to deliver the completed facility. In addition …


Construction Underway for Paul M. Rady School of Computer Science and Engineering

GUNNISON, CO – Construction of the Paul M. Rady School of Computer Science and Engineering at Western State Colorado University began this week on Western’s campus in Gunnison, Colorado. The ultra-modern, state-of-the-art facility will have approximately 75,000 square feet of versatile teaching and lab spaces including cutting-edge instrumentation rooms, faculty offices, and areas designed …


Groundbreaking: Colorado School of Mines’ Residence Hall

GOLDEN — Colorado School of Mines and Confluence Companies — a Golden-based developer and builder — have broken ground on a new residence hall for sophomore students at 1750 Jackson Street in Golden.  The new construction project is a public-private partnership between the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) and Confluence Companies …

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Construction Careers Now Provides Solution to Colorado’s Construction Labor Shortage

DENVER —  Despite having already broken ground on the highly-publicized $1.2 billion Central-70 project on August 3, 2018, the construction workforce shortage in Colorado continues to remain at the forefront of local contractors’ top concerns. According to the Associated General Contractors of America 2018 Construction Outlook Survey for Colorado, 73 percent …


GE Johnson Construction Co. Delivers 18 K-12 Projects

COLORADO SPRINGS — GE Johnson Construction Company successfully delivered 18 school projects in Colorado and Wyoming this summer, including renovations and additions, new construction and smaller construction projects, representing more than $94 million in on-time construction delivery. The following K-12 school projects were completed in Colorado: One middle school and three elementary school …


New High School in Thornton Opens for First Day of School

THORNTON — Hundreds of excited students, parents and community members came out to celebrate the official opening of Riverdale Ridge High School (RRHS) on August 7 at a ribbon cutting ceremony. The first official day of school is August 14. Located at 13380 Yosemite Street in Thornton, Riverdale is the third …


ENR Mountain States Announces Colorado’s Best Projects

DENVER — ENR Mountain States has announced the winners of its 2018 Best Projects competition across a seven-state region, which includes Utah, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota. This year’s competition featured 124 entries, the largest number of entries in the contest’s 18-year history. Projects will be covered …