Curran Contracting Project Highlights

Learn more about recent Curran Contracting infrastructure and paving projects below. We are happy to discuss how we can help your team execute your next project.

Barb Project, DeKalb, IL

Curran Contracting has partnered with Krusinski Construction on this 70 acre site development project in Dekalb, Illinois. Curran excavated 600,000 CY of earth in preparation for a new building and parking lot areas. Over 65,000 tons of binder and surface will be laid by Curran’s paving division to complete the employee parking lot, and the truck and dock loading areas.

DeKalb Data Center at the NEW ChicagoWest Business Center

Curran Contracting acted as the Prime Site Contractor for the new DeKalb Data Center for Mortenson Construction. This 907,000 square foot facility will be occupying 505 acres of CWBC’s, 1,000-acre park in DeKalb, Illinois. Curran moved over 1,000,000 CY of dirt over 300 acres including excavation, structural excavation and backfill. This new Data Center will support over 100 operational jobs and hundreds of construction jobs in the DeKalb County.

Amazon Distribution Center, Arlington Heights

Krusinski Construction contracted Curran Contracting to repurpose existing buildings and hardscape in Arlington Heights, IL. The scope of work included removing the aging HMA and concrete to prepare for infrastructure improvements on this 15 acre site. Installation of two bioretention ponds, “rain gardens”, and permeable pavers were installed to facilitate in providing storm water filtration. Curran Contracting self-performed all excavation, storm sewer and drainage structure installation and managed the site utilities subcontractors including water, sewer and landscaping.

Project Sawgrass, Cherry Valley, IL

Curran Contracting has partnered with Clayco on this site development project in Cherry Valley, IL. Curran self performed the excavation of 500,000 CYD and 75,000 CY of rock excavation to prepare for a future 141,000 SF distribution facility while managing the subcontractors performing the underground utilities and soil stabilization. For the final completion, we have been contracted to lay 2.2M in complete paving.

The Cubes at Country Club Hills

Partnering with Clayco Construction, Curran Contracting was awarded the mass grading project making way for a 1,000,000 SF warehouse in Country Club Hills, Illinois. Over 400,000 CYD was moved, as well as tree removal and the demolition of 4 existing structures on the property.

Norton Lakes, Campton Hills, IL

Shodeen Construction awarded Curran Contracting the mass grading project which includes over 150,000 CY of excavation, and paving for a 20 acre site in Campton Hills, IL. This land is being developed for a future single family home community called Norton Lakes. After completion, Curran Contracting will have installed 6,000 ft of curbs, 5300 TN of aggregate base and laid 1200TN of binder to complete the roads.

DeKalb Landfill, DeKalb, IL

Waste Management awarded Curran Contracting the excavation of a new garbage cell 3A at the Dekalb Landfill. This project included berm construction, cell liner placement and leachate stone placement as part of the cell construction. The overall excavation quantity includes 600,000 CYD of earthwork. The final phase will include the completion of the West Final Upper Cover area.

Peace and Gurler Road Roundabout off of I-88

Curran Contracting was contracted to build a new roundabout in City of DeKalb, Illinois at the Peace and Gurler Road intersection for Krusinski Construction Company. This will lead to the new entrance for the ChicagoWest Business Center. Improvements also included over a mile of road widening and resurfacing on Gurler Road.

Ferrara Candy Distribution and Pack Center

Curran Contracting was awarded the paving contract for the new parking lot for the Ferrara Candy Center in DeKalb, Illinois. The scope of work included Over 80,000K Tons of stone to be used and 20,000K tons of binder laid. Curran worked over night to ensure the project stayed on time and on budget for Krusinski Construction.

Amazon Distribution Center

Curran Contracting was honored to partner with FCL Builders, LLC on this project in Kenosha, Wisconsin which consists of retrofitting an existing industrial facility for Amazon’s distribution needs by removing both exterior and interior structures. The client had high expectations for completion, and Curran was able to seamlessly deliver.

Spring Creek Development – Loves Park, IL

Spring Creek Development Group awarded Curran Contracting the mass grading scope of work for a proposed development in Loves Park, Illinois. The project consisted of approximately 60,000 CY of topsoil stripping, 80,000 CY of excavation and roughly 70,000 CY of structural import. This work was phase one of three that we completed to prepare for future building and infrastructure work.

Willow Creek Church – Huntley, IL

Once in a while Curran is awarded a project with a higher purpose. The new Huntley Willow Creek Church had their ground-breaking ceremony recently. Curran moved the earth to make it happen!

Curran Contracting was honored to partner with Altounian Construction on a project with a higher purpose, Willow Creek Community Church in Huntley. The work performed included topsoil stripping operations, which was the first phase of a multi-faceted project that consists of site excavation, building foundation excavation, parking lot installation, and finally widening Huntley road at the Church entrance to give church attendees a turn-lane to enter the campus safely. Curran was blessed to be a part of this amazing development.

Rakow Road Reconstruction – Crystal Lake, IL

Curran reconstructed three miles of a two-lane road into a 5-7 lane highway. The job included pavement removal, earth excavation, PCC concrete base installation, asphalt resurfacing and installation of retaining walls and underground utilities in Crystal Lake, IL near our corporate headquarters.

Artis Senior Living – Bartlett, IL

Carlson Construction awarded Curran the earthwork contract for the Artis Senior Living of Bartlett. The project is located off of IL Rt 59 just south of Sterns Rd. Our project included topsoil excavation, re-spread, mass site excavation with a detention pond, structural excavation and backfill for the new building.

Mercy Hospital – Rockford, IL

Curran was pleased to be awarded the structural excavation contract by Mortenson General Contractors for the Mercy Hospital Project in Rockford, Illinois. The first phase of the contract had our crews working through the winter with additional site work added to our contract for providing temporary access, staging areas and design changes. In the Spring we were awarded the second phase the site contract for site grading, stone base, and asphalt paving of the parking lots and roadways. Phase two included 73,000 SY of asphalt paving, 60,000 Tons of stone base, and 150,000 CY of excavation.

9300 King – Franklin Park, IL

Clarius Partners partnered with Pepper Construction to demolish, remediate and build a new 100,000 SF industrial facility in Franklin Park.  The construction professionals at Pepper called upon Curran to transform the site and prepare for them to build anew. The site was safely remediated using engineered barriers; Curran performed all the site grading, footing undercuts and backfill, contained the bad soils, and brought in stone for the building pad.  To help achieve LEED Silver status, we recycled the crushed concrete from the demolished building.

Luckey Ranch – San Antonio, TX

Lucky Ranch project consisted of excavating approximately 700,000 CY of dirt from Site A and relocating it to Site B for the next step of the Project. With the dirt relocated to Site B, we began to cut and grade the future roadway for the neighborhood, as well as graded the house plots for future development. Due to our extensive planning, we were able to complete the work for this San Antonio subdivision in 90 days.

Stepan Chemical South Rail Spur – Elwood, IL

Harbour Contractors  awarded Curran the earthwork and landscaping contract for the Stepan Chemical South Rail Spur project located in Elwood, Illinois. The scope of work consisted of topsoil excavation and re-spread, storm sewer work, 25,000 CY mass site excavation, placement of CA6 as a sub-ballast for the storage tracks, rock excavation, erosion control, and landscaping.

The project required specialty training and extensive coordination with the live railroad tracks. Curran provided value engineering to the GC and owners, and was able to meet the challenges while staying within budget, along with meeting the owners schedule.