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2011 News Archive


Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, Vikings and Mortenson Break Ground

December 03, 2013

Largest construction project in Minnesota history officially begins The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) and the Minnesota Vikings, in partnership with Mortenson Construction and project associate Thor Construction, today broke ground on the new $975 million multi-purpose stadium that will replace the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis. The ceremonial groundbreaking signifies the...


University of Minnesota 17th Avenue Residence Hall Honors Student Requests

November 27, 2013

"The on-campus dorm is more like a hotel...the 17th Avenue Hall features floor-to-ceiling windows, a green roof and gray water system that captures and uses rainwater for function on site. Over 300 rooms are in place in the hall, enough space for 600 student residents..." Read the full article from Finance & Commerce Inc.


Electrical Executive Named Engineer of the Year

November 18, 2013

Wayne Dilling, Electrical Executive for Mortenson Construction’s Renewable Energy Groups, was awarded the Outstanding Engineer of the Year Award by the Twin Cities Chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Power and Energy Society (PES) association last week during the Minnesota Power Systems Conference held in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. This prestigious award pays tribute...


Polar Fab DBIA Award

November 15, 2013

Clean Room Semiconductor Fabrication Facility The Polar Fab III project was a 90,300-square-foot facility expansion on Polar Semiconductor’s current site in Bloomington, Minnesota.  For the successful project, Mortenson and our design partner BWBR, received a National Design-Build Honor Award at the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Conference & Expo held in Las Vegas.  DBIA awards...


Business for Culture and the Arts in Portland Honors Mortenson

November 10, 2013

Mortenson was honored at the 2013 Portland Business for Culture & The Arts (BCA) event. The BCA Arts Breakfast of Champions celebrates outstanding support and leadership of the arts in Oregon. This lively event recognizes businesses and everyday arts “heroes” who have shown extraordinary commitment to innovation, creativity and economic development. Mortenson Rookie of the Year...


Renovation Provides Collaborative Learning Environment While Embracing Technology

October 30, 2013

Open twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week with more than 10,000 students passing through its doors each day, the Odegaard Undergraduate Library and Learning Commons is one of the largest undergraduate libraries in the country. Originally built in 1972, the renovation of the 40-year-old structure provides an open, collaborative learning environment that embraces technology and provides adaptable...