SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital Campus Renewal Project

Kienlen performed multiple trade packages for the SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital Campus Renewal Project. The project includes a 602,000-square-foot hospital with 316 private patient rooms, a Level I trauma center and emergency department, large intensive care unit, and other patient amenities. During construction, Kienlen set 8,000 pieces of structural steel for the 10-floor […]

Finished Goods Building Addition

Kienlen constructed a 15,650-square-foot, 6-story addition of the finished goods building at Italgrani’s U.S. Durum Milling plant. The project included 12 drilled piers into bedrock, concrete foundations, erection of 1,500 pieces of structural steel, and installation of 16 tanks, each standing 47 feet tall and measuring 11 feet in diameter. The plant, which is one […]

Shredder Motor Replacement

Grossman is St. Louis’ leading buyer and processor of scrap iron and steel. When the motor went out on their 8,000-horsepower mega-shredder, they needed a qualified contractor that could act immediately. Kienlen was able to quickly mobilize equipment and staff to install a new motor and get production at the busy plant back online in […]

Science, Technology & Research Building

Kienlen was selected by Industrial Steel Fabricators to erect the steel frame for John Burroughs School’s new 75,000-square-foot, three-story Science, Technology, and Research (STAR) Building. Collaborating with the general contractor, Paric, the Kienlen team set 520 tons of steel and achieved completion 30 days ahead of schedule.

Olin Library Renovation

During a major renovation and expansion of Olin Library at Washington University in St. Louis, Kienlen performed demolition of a portion of the existing library and excavated two levels below ground for fit-out of additional space. The process included temporarily jacking and supporting the weight of the entire library while the structure’s concrete piers were […]

IKEA Pre-cast Erection

Simultaneously employing two cranes, Kienlen efficiently and safely set more than 1,400 precast concrete panels during construction of IKEA’s new 385,000-square-foot retail store in St. Louis. Kienlen used two raising gangs in tandem to expedite completion of their scope, allowing the project’s general contractor to proceed on schedule.

Grand Hall Student Housing

Kienlen was awarded the structural concrete and structural steel portions of the Saint Louis University Grand Hall project, a new seven-story, 237,000-square-foot residence hall. The building features single and double suite-style rooms with a total of 528 beds. The project also included construction of a 740-seat dining hall, classrooms, study lounges, and an outdoor plaza.

St. Louis Flood Gate Rehabilitation

Kienlen Constructors was selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the St. Louis Flood Gate Rehabilitation Project. The Kienlen team was responsible for installing new flood gates and permanent closure structures to protect the riverfront against flooding from the Mississippi River. Self-performing nearly the entire project, Kienlen’s scope of work included demolition of […]