Statement of Prominent Projects





Rice and Rice, Inc. has played a crucial role in many major projects in the Colorado Springs and Pueblo area. These include military installations, energy projects, channel restorations, landfills and mining.





Energy Projects:

Vestas Towers Production Facility,  Pueblo  CO     (2009 - 2010)

  • Mass Site Grading 800,000 Cubic Yards, Placement of 327,000 Cubic Yards of Class 5 Road Base, 3 Miles of Railroad Subgradge Prep and Sub-Ballast Placement, and Building Overexcavation
  • Contract Amount $ 9,500,000.00

Black Hills Energy Airport Generation Station Project,     Pueblo   CO  (2010 - 20 11)

  • Mass excavation, pond excavation, concrete inlet and outlet structures (various sizes), road base, seeding, and erosion control

  • Conctract Amount $ 5,800,000.00

Military Installation Projects: 

MPMG, QTR, MRF Gun Ranges,  Fort Carson CO   (2010 -2011)

  • Mass Excavation, Site Grading, Gravel Placement, Seeding, Erosion Control

  • Contract Amount $ 1,541,486.47 

Tierra Vista Communities (Military Housing) ,   S.A.F.B  CO  (2008 - 2010)

  • Mass Excavation, Site Grading, Pave Prep, Paving, Striping, Erosion Control, Seeding, Concrete.

  • Contract Amount $6,786,583.11

Mining Projects:

Rawhide Mine  (Peabody Energy),   Gillette  WY     (2010 -2011) 

  • PMT Grading, AVF Soil Removal and Replacement, R e-topsoil
  • Contract Amount $ 400,000.00

GCC Cement Plant,  Pueblo  CO  (2009 - 2011)  

  • Stripping, Overburdenremoval, and Plant Construction  
  • Multiple awards over three year period

Holmes Creek Reservoir (Peabody Energy),  Wright   WY  (2010 - 2011)

  • Reservoir Construction, Topsoil Stripping, Over-Flow Structure Installation.
  • Contract Amount $ 850,000.00

Road Improvement Projects:

I-25 Stem Beach Improvements,  Pueblo  CO  (2009 - 2010)

  • Road Widening, Erosion Control, Guardrail
  • Contract Amount $ 487,500.00

Pete Jiminez Widening,   Pueblo   CO  (2010)

  • Road Widening, Pave Prep, Concrete Paving, Guardrail
  • Contract Amount $ 465,388.40

Commercial Projects:

Lowes of Pueblo,   Pueblo   CO   (2007)

  • Site Exvavation, Site Utilities, Site Paving, Structural Excavation and Backfill

Kohl's of Pueblo,   Pueblo   CO  (2005)

  • Site Excavation

Walmart of Pueblo West,  Pueblo   CO  (2006)

  • Site Excavation, Sturtural Excavation and Backfill

Non-profit Projects:

The Sanctuary, Woodland Park,  CO  (2012) 

  • Overexcavation below Building Slab with an Underdrain Pipe System
  • Road Grading and Large Import of Fill Material to Build Site.
  • Extensive Erosion Control Management (Wetland Protection)
  • Contract Amount $ 2,583,443.50

Channel Improvement Projects:

Cottonwood Creek Channel Improvement,  Colorado Springs     CO  (2009 - 2010)

  • Embankment Protection, Concrete Drop Structures, Utilities, Erosion Control, Revegetation