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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Skanska team shortlisted for $608 million D.C. bridge project

Skanska team shortlisted for $608 million D.C. bridge project

A Skanska joint venture is one of four teams shortlisted on the roughly $608 million design-build replacement of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge and rebuilding the adjacent South Capitol Street corridor in Washington, D.C. This project is located near our highly successful 11th Street Corridor Design-Build Project.

Cavallaro on energy opportunities

Cavallaro on energy opportunities

Rich Cavallaro, USA Civil president and CEO, recently spoke to industry publication NorthAmOil about opportunities arising in the U.S. from the shale-energy boom. The article helps position Skanska as a leader in the power and industrial market. (Note that the link below takes you directly to OneSkanska.)

Here’s how MetLife Stadium came to be

Here’s how MetLife Stadium came to be

By now, you know that Skanska was responsible for the design-build MetLife Stadium. Here is some additional information – including videos and a great infographic – about our involvement in this landmark project, and other work we’ve done around New York City to prepare for the New York/New Jersey Super Bowl.

Here’s how to update your emergency notification information

Here’s how to update your emergency notification information

With the extreme weather some parts of the country are having, please take the time to ensure that you are signed up to receive emergency information from the right Skanska office locations and via the methods you prefer (e.g., text message, email or phone call). This can be done by visiting the Skanska Emergency Notification System website.

Your feedback is helping us be a better Skanska

Your feedback is helping us be a better Skanska

Most Skanska USA employees believe our company inspires them to do their best work, treats them with respect, has managers who actively work to foster an inclusive work environment, and empowers them to stop a project should they feel something unsafe is occurring, according to the employee survey that more than 3,000 employees participated in last fall. But there are definitely areas in which we can improve. This story highlights what we’re doing well and what we need to improve upon.

How trying out for the Seahawks prepared him for a construction career

How trying out for the Seahawks prepared him for a construction career

As the Seattle Seahawks readied for and played in Sunday’s Super Bowl, Zach Wasielewski, a Skanska senior project engineer in Seattle, savored his Seahawks memories. In 2007, after finishing his senior season as an offensive lineman for the Eastern Washington University Eagles, he began hearing interest from NFL teams. Among them were the Seahawks, the team he grew up cheering for in Washington state.

Engage VDC Services!

Engage VDC Services!

The Virtual Design and Construction Group is proud to announce the new VDC Services support page on the VDC internal TeamSite. Available to all business units, VDC Services – which have been expanded to include creating BIM models – are provided by qualified VDC professionals to assist in all phases of project work, including marketing, planning and operations.

Wall Street Journal highlights USA Commercial Development’s work

Wall Street Journal highlights USA Commercial Development’s work

In an article published last week, The Wall Street Journal describes how Skanska’s ability to self-finance projects has given us a leg-up on other developers, many of which rely on bank financing that is now scarce.

In Florida, this community college campus opens to rave reviews

In Florida, this community college campus opens to rave reviews

Our Pasco-Hernandez State College project in Wesley Chapel, Fla., recently opened to rave reviews, according to a Tampa Bay Times article. The roughly 336,000-square-foot project includes classrooms, labs and a library, and uses LED lighting and thermal storage to increase its energy efficiency. Click below to read the article.

Mobility is key to these USA Civil management changes

Mobility is key to these USA Civil management changes

USA Civil is making three key management changes to better position itself in key growth markets. Senior Vice President Gary Winsper will be leaving California and returning to the East Coast to lead Civil’s team in pursuing the $2.2 billion Maryland Purple Line P3 project. Todd Sutton will be taking over for Winsper as project director on the VTA BART Silicon Valley Extension. Also, Tony Taddeo has been promoted to senior vice president and Civil’s general manager for the Northwest.