News And Events

NEW Provo High School Groundbreaking

by Westland Construction on May 20, 2016 , No comments

On Wednesday, April 27 2016, groundbreaking ceremonies were held at the new Provo High School location at 1300 North Lake Shore Drive.

Kyle Houghton, VP of Business Development for Westland stated, “This is significant project for Westland Construction, allowing us to work with outstanding partners such as Provo School District, FFKR Architects, Calder Richards, Olsen & Peterson, and Ensign Engineering.  We are excited for the opportunity to serve the needs of the district and the community in this endeavor.”

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LDS Church History Museum Renovation Completed

by Westland Construction on September 30, 2015 , No comments

Westland Construction has completed renovation work on the LDS Church History Museum in Salt Lake City, UT and the Museum has reopened as of Wednesday, September 30.  The renovations include new exhibits, original artifacts, and interactive multimedia stops throughout the museum, including videos and newly commissioned artwork.

This museum is the LDS Church’s flagship facility for displaying art and historical artifacts.  Westland’s staff was tapped to oversee the year-long renovation, that included a nearly complete reconstruction & reconfiguration of the useable space, which encompasses 4 levels and 61,000 sf.

The new interior includes 8 new exhibit areas, with a 240-degree surround theater as the main feature. The theater boasts internet streaming capabilities and a high-end sound system.  In addition to the new exhibit areas, the museum store was enlarged and updated, and escalators were removed and replaced with a Grand Staircase.   A façade of the old ZCMI General Mercantile Store, historically significant to Salt Lake City and the Church, was also installed in the exhibit area.

For more information and to see details of new exhibits, hours etc., visit history.lds.org/museum

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Rebuild of Provo High School

by Westland Construction on May 22, 2015 , Comments Off on Rebuild of Provo High School

Westland Construction has recently been awarded by Provo School District the CM/GC contract for the demolition and rebuild of Provo High School, which was originally built in the 1950’s.

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Chicago Temple Renovation

by Westland Admin on March 14, 2014 , No comments

Chicago Illinois – Westland Construction has wrapped up their second-phase of a five-phase project to renovate portions of the Chicago Illinois Temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  Phase 3 pre-construction services are well underway with construction shutdown dates tentatively scheduled for July 2015 and December 2015.

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Central Utah Clinic

by Westland Admin on March 1, 2014 , No comments

Central Utah Clinic – Salem Campus

Salem, Utah – Westland Construction is preparing to break ground on a new campus for Central Utah Clinic.  This 90,000 SF Medical Office Building will offer primary, and specialty care services, including: dialysis, imaging, gastroenterology, neurosurgery, urologic surgery, pediatrics, outpatient lab, orthopedics, internal psych.  This new building has a full-service pharmacy, physical therapy, large conference rooms with amenities suitable for banquets, seminars and educational trainings. It features self-check-in kiosks to cut down on wait time and increase patient privacy.

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UCCU Lehi Pointe Office Tower

by Westland Admin on February 14, 2014 , No comments

UCCU breaks ground on new building 1

Westland Construction has been awarded the contract to construct the new headquarters for UCCU.

Ninety-eight feet high, the Utah Community Credit Union building headquarters will have reflective glass on the exterior so passersby can see the expansive view that is seen of the valley below. Completion is scheduled for 2016 and the design allows for 68,000 square feet of office space as well as underground parking.

Construction has started.  To see updated photos click here .

 

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LDS Church History Museum

by Westland Admin on January 2, 2014 , No comments

Through a competitive bid process, Westland Construction was recently selected to complete a renovation to The Church History Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The museum will be closed for renovations starting October 5, 2014. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints anticipates that the museum will reopen next year, October 2015. A new first floor exhibit, “The Heavens are Open,” is expected to be ready when the museum reopens.

For more information and to follow updates during the closure period, visit history.lds.org/museum

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