Beavers Student Day, Arizona
On April 20, students from Arizona State University, the University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, Central Arizona College and Purdue University toured the Loop 202 P3 Project in Phoenix Arizona.
The project includes 22 miles of new freeway, 4.5 miles of improvements to I-10, 40 bridges, a pedestrian bridge, 13 interchanges including 2 half diverging diamonds, 11 miles of sound walls, and a 6-mile shared use path. Completion is scheduled for late 2019.
The project is a joint venture of Fluor Corporation, Granite Construction Co., Inc. and Ames Construction, Inc.
Beavers Student Day, San Diego
On April 27, Civil Engineering and Construction Management students from Cal State Fullerton, San Diego State, Long Beach State and UC San Diego toured the nearly $1 billion Mid Coast Trolley Project in San Diego.
The project is a joint venture of Stacy and Witbeck, Inc, Skanska and Herzog Contracting.
The Beavers was founded in 1955 to promote goodwill and friendliness and to encourage and support entry of promising individuals into the heavy construction industry. Heavy Construction Careersand Heavy Construction Jobs are initiatives of the Beavers.
The Beavers host Student Day tours for 50 to 100 civil engineering and construction management students and faculty members, from colleges and universities where The Beavers provide academic scholarships.
The day begins with a briefng of the work they will see. The students embark on a site tour, escorted by members of The Beavers who are executives in the construction industry. Everyone will then return to the briefing point to enjoy lunch and discuss the project.