The heart of the Intel plant will be located on these farmfields along Green Chapel Road (bottom right). Mandatory Credit: Doral Chenoweth-The Columbus Dispatch

Intel has picked the first group of construction companies that will start work on what is Ohio’s biggest economic development project.

Gilbane Building will manage early excavation work for the two factories that the semiconductor company is building in western Licking County, Intel said Thursday. Gilbane will partner with McDaniel’s