Horizontal Portfolio

The Horizontal Portfolio for the National Western Center includes the Horizontal Integrated Contractor, Horizontal Designer and Rail Consolidation Design all to enable the horizontal portfolio for campus development.

Horizontal Integrated Contractor : Hensel Phelps (task and work order-based construction services)

Horizontal Designer : Merrick & Company (design services)

Rail Consolidation Design : Wilson & Company (design services)



As the Horizontal Integrated Construction Contractor for the National Western Center, Hensel Phelps will manage the Work Order Based Integrated Construction Contract to enable the Horizontal Portfolio. Major scope elements are anticipated to include: Enabling Works, Riverfront Open Space, Sitewide Infrastructure, Site Investigations & Survey, National Western Drive, Bettie Cram Drive and DRIR Rail Consolidation.

GOALS: M/WBE Goals will be assigned to Type 2 and Type 3 Work Orders.

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT:  Industry and Job Seeker Engagement

Pre-work Order Informational Meetings: heavy civil general contractor outreach event – Equestrian Center Pad-Ready scope & CSU Animal Health Complex Pad-Ready Scope

January 15 Pre-Work Order Informational Meeting: Equestrian Center Pad-Ready Scope & CSU Animal Health Complex Pad-Ready Scope:

January 15 Pre-Work Order Meeting Sign In Sheet

January 15 Pre-Work Order Meeting presentation

HIC Field Office Construction

The Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center (NWCO) Field Office and Hensel Phelps’ (HP) Temporary Field Office is one of several projects within the National Western Center (NWC) Horizontal Integrated Contractor (HIC) program. This project will build a new field office for the NWCO capital build team and HP construction staff. As the HIC, HP will oversee Halcyon Construction, the prime subcontractor for both office remodel projects.

Construction is scheduled to begin January 2019 with substantial completion anticipated in April 2019. Work includes select building demolition, drywall, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, concrete masonry, fire protection, painting, acoustic ceiling, flooring, doors, frames, hardware, millwork, signage, site concrete, asphalt roto-mill, striping and furniture. This work is being done in existing buildings. No major impacts or detours of Race Court are currently anticipated as part of this project.

TYPE 2 – Temporary Site Works

  • Overall Site Services to Enable Construction Such As:
    • Central Site Construction Office
    • Noise and Dust Control
    • Survey
    • Traffic Control
    • Erosion and Sediment Control
    • Snow Removal
    • Overall Construction Coordination
    • Vegetation Removal
    • Logistics and Interface with Concurrent Operations

TYPE 3 – Final Construction of Horizontal Portfolio

  • Enabling Work
  • Bulk Earthwork with Material Management
  • Sitewide Infrastructure
  • Final ROW; Roads
  • Utilities
  • Bridges
  • Sidewalks
  • Rail Consolidation
  • Pad-Ready Site Development
  • Temporary Works
  • Riverfront Open Space

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