Needham Ranch Industrial Park

Needham Ranch Industrial Park

Client: Oltmans Construction

Location: Newhall, CA

Project Type: Grading

Description: For this ambitious project, C. A. Rasmussen, Inc. was selected to grade the mountainous site and create building pads to accommodate eight industrial buildings. More that 4 million cubic yards of dirt was moved within a 12-month period. Three major milestones made progress on the project move quickly, with three building pads required to be completed by the fifth month of work. Operators worked on a 1:1 slope grade to take a mountain down by 100 feet. The 148-acre project became home to a segment of Rasmussen’s heavy equipment fleet, putting to work eight 657 scrapers, eight 651 scrapers, two D10 dozers, two D9s, two D8 and two smaller John Deere dozers. More than 4,500 gallons of fuel were consumed daily on the job.

Springville Drive Interchange over Hwy 101

Springville Drive Interchange over Hwy 101

Client: City of Camarillo

Location: Camarillo

Project Type: Highways, Bridges & Structures

Description: The Ventura County Chapter of the American Public Works Association recognized the Springville Interchange Project as its Transportation Project of the Year in 2013. The new diamond interchange provides access to the highway from local streets and a planned housing development. The cornerstone of the interchange is the construction of a 100’ wide, 200’ long box girder bridge over Highway 101 between Las Posas Road and Central Avenue. The project called for 300,000 cubic yards of dirt to be imported, 25,000 tons of asphalt paving, and 750 feet of 66” RCP storm drain, which was bored and jacked under the existing freeway.

POLB Harbor Scenic Drive

POLB Harbor Scenic Drive

Client: Port of Long Beach

Location: Long Beach, CA

Project Type: 

Description: This 11 phase project had Rasmussen working inside the Port of Long Beach busy Pier J rebuilding the intersection installing new drainage, Concrete Pavement and Asphalt. Traffic handling was key to success as truck entering and exiting the Port of Long Beach was vital and could not be interrupted during construction.

Route 138 Widening

Route 138 Widening

Client: Caltrans

Location: Hwy 138, Pearblossom

Project Type: Highways

Description: Widen 2.5 miles of Route 138. The project required Rasmussen to place 13,000 cy of Lean concrete Base and place 18,000 TN of Asphalt Concrete. Rasmussen set over 2 miles of K-Rail to complete the project in 2 phases.

I-5 Colorado Bridge Off Ramp Widening

I-5 Colorado Bridge Off Ramp Widening

Client: Caltrans

Location: I-5 Colorado St

Project Type: Highways

Description: Rasmussen widen the existing North Bound off ramp at Colorado St on Interstate 5. As part of the project the off ramp widening included the widening of the exiting bridge that crossed the Los Angeles River. Rasmussen had to work closely with CALTRANS and various environmental groups while working over the existing river to ensure there were no environmental impact in the river during construction.

118 Fwy Resurfacing and Striping

118 Fwy Resurfacing and Striping

Client: Caltrans

Location: Simi Valley

Project Type: Highways

Description: Remove and replacement of 85,000 TNS of Rubberized Hot Mix Asphalt on HWY 118. Remove and Replacement of 2,000 CY of concrete freeway sections with Rapid Set Concrete. Rasmussen performed 80% of the work at night under live traffic. At completion 14 miles of freeway were resurfaced and striped by Rasmussen.

118 Fwy Widening & Soundwalls

118 Fwy Widening & Soundwalls

Client: Caltrans

Location: Simi Valley

Project Type: Highways

Description: This Caltrans project widened a 6 mile stretch of the 118 Freeway in Simi Valley. It included the widening of four bridges, construction of 3 miles of soundwalls, and construction of an additional lane of traffic in the eastbound center median. The project also included about 12 miles of communication system to allow of monitoring of traffic along the freeway.

I-5 and Western Avenue Ramps and Retaining Walls

I-5 and Western Avenue Ramps and Retaining Walls

Client: Caltrans

Location: Glendale

Project Type: Highways

Description: The modification of on- and off-ramps at Western Avenue along the northbound Interstate 5 was built to relieve traffic congestion in the area, which is home to several entertainment companies, including Walt Disney Co. and ABC-7. The ramps were relocated to flow onto Flower Street rather than Western Avenue. The new off-ramp was constructed to widen from two to four lanes of traffic. Other work on the project included construction of retaining walls, utility relocation, and existing buildings being vacated and demolished before construction could begin. For its ability to work closely with Caltrans, subcontractors and neighboring businesses on this project, C. A. Rasmussen, Inc. was a gold level winner for the 2013 Caltrans Excellence in Partnering Awards.

Route 33 Rock Weir System

Route 33 Rock Weir System

Client: Caltrans

Location: Samta Paula

Project Type: Bridges and Structures

Description: The Hwy 150 rock weir job was a fish ladder built from rip rap to restore Steelhead migration up Santa Paula Creek. The first season of work saw many delays as Caltrans redesigned the diversion system. Originally planned to be staked to the ground, the redesign called for the 3-foot diversion pipe to be hung from large chains attached to rock bolts drilled into the cliff. The project included 7,000 tons of Class 3 permeable base; 7,900 tons of 2-ton rip rap; and 2,700 tons of 6-ton rock weirs.

Lindero Canyon On-Ramp Improvements

Lindero Canyon On-Ramp Improvements

Client: City of Westlake Village

Location: Westlake Village

Project Type: Highways

Description: This intersection improvement included the construction of a retaining wall system as well as the widening of the U.S. Route 101 northbound on-ramp and auxiliary lane. The scope of work also included roadway drainage, pavement delineation, electrical work and landscaping.