January Networking & Dinner Meeting: Central 70 Project Presentation

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 05:30 PM

Kiewit Meridiam Partners (KMP) is responsible for the design-build, finance, operation, and maintenance of the Central 70 Project. This Project will reconstruct a 10-mile stretch of I-70 between Brighton Boulevard and Chambers Road, add one new Express Lane in each direction, remove the aging 55-year-old viaduct, lower the interstate between Brighton and Colorado boulevards, and place a 4-acre park over a portion of the lowered interstate. The Project team will update the group on progress, phasing, and complexity of this $1.2B Project that is one of Colorado’s economic backbones, carrying upwards of 200,000 vehicles per day.

Del Walker at KMP and Technical Manager for the Central 70 Project will be speaking.

Mr. Walker joined Kiewit Development Company in 2017 and has over 35 years of progressive experience in planning, procurement, design, construction, operations, and maintenance of highway and transit facilities. Mr. Walker currently serves as the Technical Manager for Kiewit-Meridiam Partners on the Central 70 P3 Project. Prior to this position, he served as the design manager and Engineer of Record for the MTA Purple Line P3 Project in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Mr. Walker also served as the Regional Transportation District (RTD) implementation manager for the FasTracks program, a $7 billion expansion of a light rail, commuter rail network, and bus rapid transit in the Denver metropolitan area, which included the Eagle P3 Project. He also served as the design manager for the $ 180 million Pioneer Crossing Design-Build project in the Salt Lake City area. Mr. Walker served as the deputy project director for the $1.67 billion I-25 T-REX Multimodal Design-Build project in metropolitan Denver. The project included 17 miles of interstate highway and 19 miles of new alignment double-track light rail construction. He worked from conception to completion on the award-winning project.

Mr. Walker has over 20 years of continuous experience managing major alternative project delivery rail, transit, and highway programs and projects. The project values range from $20 million to $2.2 billion. He has worked as the owner representative, the design-builder, and the Developer.

We look forward to seeing you for a night of networking, dinner, and the presentation.


Del Walker at KMP and Technical Manager for the Central 70 Project


PPA Event Center

2105 Decatur Street

Denver, CO 80211


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