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JUMP is open; first public event planned for Dec. 13

A new pedestrian signal and crossing is now in place across Ninth Street in front of JUMP. Photo by Anne Wallace Allen.

Jack’s Urban Meeting Place, or JUMP, has quietly opened after nearly four years of construction, with staff moving into the center in mid-November. A pedestrian signal and crosswalk were installed over the Thanksgiving holiday on Ninth Street between Front and ...

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Simplot HQ is growing along Front Street (access required)

A maze of steel and aluminum shoring supports the deck of the second level at the Simplot HQ to allow for concrete pouring. Photo by Pete Grady.

JUMP construction all of a sudden has a companion after holding all the attention of people passing by on Front and Myrtle streets for the past three years. In the past month, the future J.R. Simplot Co. world headquarters has ...

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JUMP project opening delayed to spring 2016 (access required)

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The opening of the Simplot family’s JUMP project in downtown Boise has been delayed to next spring. Project spokeswoman Kathy O’Neill said that street lane closures around the project will continue through spring or even summer of 2016 as well. ...

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JUMP construction is in the home stretch (access required)

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Crane 1 came down Jan. 21 at the JUMP site after being anchored near Myrtle and 11th streets for the past two years. Its removal signals the end of the heavy lifting at Jack’s Urban Meeting Place, where construction started ...

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McAlvain Construction builds its reputation around concrete and foundations (access required)

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It sounds simple enough. An aircraft hangar essentially is a huge open space with four walls and a vast concrete floor. The new SkyWest Airlines maintenance center at Boise Airport will even be a pre-engineered structure. Those simple elements present ...

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