A HUGE congratulations are in order for our very own Brent Wurdeman, named Construction Equipment magazine Under 40 in Construction Equipment Award! Brent is an integral part of our RCS Construction team and we are so proud of all that he has accomplished! Read the full story here: https://www.constructionequipment.com/under-40
We are honored to get started on the new National Guard readiness center. The project includes a 58,000 SF building. The battalion will use this facility for the Black Hawk helicopter operations such as search and rescue, medevac, and wildland fire missions.
According to www.kotatv.com “This has been a top priority for the South Dakota Army National Guard for many years,” Lt. Col. Martin Yost said. “This aviation complex will be outstanding not only for soldiers but also for the citizens of South Dakota.” The funding bill now goes to Gov. Kristi Noem for final approval.
We are excited to get started on the 1st phase of Jackson Boulevard located in Spearfish, SD, with construction to begin this spring. The project includes a conversion of a 4-lane roadway to 5-lane roadway including bike lanes and medians (3rd Ave. to 5th Ave.); conversion of 4-lane roadway to 5-lane roadway including medians (5th Ave. to 10th Ave); construction of raised medians on N. Main St. (E. Kansas St. to E. Illinois St.)
Deadwood's historic charm is what lures the crowds in each year. We are very proud to be able to assist in retaining (no pun intended 😉) the city's historic integrity. The bottom left article from The Black Hills Pioneer (above) talks about our recently awarded Retaining Wall project in Deadwood. See below to read more project details.
We hope everyone is staying busy and cool this summer! We know we are staying busy finishing up all of our summer work and are looking to add work to our list for this fall- here are three of our most recent awarded projects:
• E. Idaho Street, E. Nevada Street, Ivy Avenue Street and Utility Reconstruction Project Meade/Hawthorne Drainage Element 221 Improvements This project will consist of the reconstruction of the sewer, water, and streets and construction of drainage improvements including associated grading work and Robbinsdale Park improvements. Contract: $4,662,262.62 Owner: City of Rapid City Architect/Engineer: Sperlich Consulting, Inc.
• Rapid City Christian Learning Center Remodel This project consists of the demolition and complete remodel of the Learning Center at Rapid City Christian School including concrete work. Contract: $206,380.00 Owner: Rapid City Christian School Architect: ARC International
• Interstate Battery in Casper, Wyoming This project will consist of the construction of a new 4,258 square foot masonry building to serve as Interstate Batteries' new location in Casper, Wyoming including retail and shop space. Contract: $949,000.00 Owner: H&M Casper Properties, LLC. c/o Interstate Batteries Architect: ICON Architectural Group
The spring and summer months are definitely a very busy time for everyone here at RCS Construction, Inc. With three recently awarded projects, looks like it is going to get even busier! Our recently awarded projects are as follows:
DCI Office Building (Dept. of Criminal Investigation) CMAR - Construction Manager at Risk Contract: $886,688.00
WRF Potable Water Improvements This project will consist of the improvements to the current WTF Potable Water System including a new potable water metering facility, building plumbing improvements, and a new shop boiler and water heater. Contract: $739,295.00 Owner: City of Rapid City Architect/Engineer: Banner Associates, Inc.
Custer Water System Improvements This project generally consists of the demolition and replacement of process piping and appurtenances. The removal and replacement of flow meter, aerator, filter media, and ARVS. Plus the installation of a new chemical fee system. Contract: $535,000.00 Owner: City of Custer Architect/Engineer: AE2S, Inc.
Last week, RCS Construction, Inc. was awarded the Woodstave Penstock Replacement Project in Spearfish, South Dakota. This project will consist of the replacement of: two woodstave penstocks with high-density polyethylene pipe; the improvements of the penstock drain system; fencing; gates; and the abandonment of two 42" woodstave penstocks. Woodstave penstocks were the original method for transporting water from a body of water into hydroelectric power plants. If you haven't seen one before, we encourage you to look up woodstave penstocks, it's pretty cool! Click here to read the article the Black Hills Pioneer wrote about the project. Click "Read More" below to view more project details.
RCS Construction, Inc. was awarded two new projects in the last week! West River Periodontics and Pine Ridge Quarters Apartment Building. Things are about to get really busy around here!
Pine Ridge Quarters Apartment Building: This project will consist of the construction of a 19,728 square foot, single story apartment building. This new apartment building will serve as staff quarters at the Pine Ridge IHS housing compound. The awarded contract amount for this project is $4,433,685.00.
West River Periodontics: This project will consist of a new 8,407 square foot dental facility including reception/waiting area, offices, treatment and surgery areas, staff lounge and locker room, storage rooms, restrooms, and a laundry room. The awarded contract amount for this project is $2,258,000.00.
RCS Construction, Inc. was recently awarded the contract for the Rushmore Crossing S2 project in the amount of $1,513,805.00. This project will consist of a 25,000 square foot retail addition in between Ross: Dress for Less and Sam's Club. This addition will house three different retail spaces.
RCS Construction was recently awarded the $112,000 contract for the demolition of the rest area and surrounding buildings/shelters between Piedmont and Tilford. This demolition project comes at the same time as the start of the reconstruction of the interstate between mile markers 40 and 44.
The Rapid City Journal released an article that gets into a little more detail about what the future has in store for the interstate running between Rapid City and Sturgis. Click here to view the full story! With road construction beginning March 6th, make sure when traveling along that section of road to pay attention and give those guys a brake!
2017 is off to a great start so far! R.C.S. Construction, Inc. was just recently awarded the Edgemont Water System Improvements, Contract No. 2: Water Treatment Facility & Distribution System Improvements project. This project will take until the fall of this year (2017) to complete. We are looking forward to working with the City of Edgemont and AE2S, Inc. during this project! Click "Read More" below to view more project details.
R.C.S. Construction, Inc. was just awarded the contract for Cadillac Jack's second expansion known as TIF No. 10 in the amount of $2.8 million. R.C.S. is excited to begin working on this project with The City of Deadwood starting in early 2017.