Bovis Construction Corp. is providing design/build services for the $100-million Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet. The firm is also building the new Formula One racetrack at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. With 26 offices throughout the U.S., Bovis ranks among the top five construction companies nationally. Globally, Bovis has 77 offices and employs 5000 people, providing construction management, program management, design/build, general contracting and consulting services. The firm has extensive experience building entertainment and sports facilities, including the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta; new Nashville Titans NFL Stadium; USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadow, New York; and Giants Stadium Expansion in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In Chicago, the firm has built a number of signature projects, including the Navy Pier redevelopment, Harold Washington Library, new corporate headquarters for Sears Roebuck & Co., and Shakespeare Repertory Theatre.
HNTB, a world-class architecture, engineering, planning and construction firm, created the innovative, leading-edge design for Chicagoland Speedway. With more than 60 offices worldwide, HNTB is highly respected for its work in transportation, bridges, aviation, architecture, environmental engineering, construction services and design/build. In its 85 years of operations, HNTB has been involved with many of the nation?s top sports stadiums and arenas, including the Rose Bowl, Commonwealth Stadium at the University of Kentucky, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Kemper Arena, Oakland Arena, the RCA Dome, Arrowhead Stadium, and Giants Stadium. HNTB is currently designing the new Mile High Stadium in Denver and the Arizona Cardinals? Rio Salado Crossing Stadium and Development in Phoenix. HNTB designed International Speedway Corporation?s new racetrack now under construction in Kansas City, Kansas.
Joliet-based T.J. Lambrecht is one of the country?s top site development, excavation and construction firms. The company prepared the 920 acres that became the foundation of Chicagoland Speedway, moving more than 2.8 million yards of dirt. The origins of the company began in 1947, with T.J. Lambrecht continuing the family-owned company since 1986. T.J. Lambrecht today owns and operates more than 800 machines forming one of the largest and most current fleets of heavy earthmoving equipment in the country. With offices in Joliet, Illinois and Dallas, Texas, they specialize in heavy earthmoving, airport construction, power plant site preparation, racetracks, golf courses, and commercial projects. Recent high-profile projects include the Illinois North/South Toll Road, Dallas Fort Worth Airport Runway Expansion, Texas Motor Speedway, the United Airlines Terminal at O?Hare Airport, the Des Moines, Iowa Runway Expansion and numerous environmental and landfill development projects in the Midwest and Southwest. Some of these individual projects required more than 10 million cubic yards of excavation to be moved.