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Our I-4 Ultimate project will transform how central Florida moves

Our I-4 Ultimate project will transform how central Florida moves

Construction Equipment Guide overviews our consortium’s work on I-4 Ultimate, a public-private partnership undertaking that encompasses widening and reconstructing 21 miles of interstate highway and building or modifying an incredible 140 bridges.

Skanska shortlisted on western PPP

Skanska shortlisted on western PPP

Skanska’s 5280 Connectors consortium was shortlisted Friday for the I-70 East project, a highway project with a client-estimated total cost of $1.2 billion. Beyond this representing major progress in our efforts to expand our geography of PPPs, this undertaking would be our first Denver-area project.

ENR spotlights Skanska’s use of Envision

ENR spotlights Skanska’s use of Envision

ENR’s latest issue explores how the Envision infrastructure rating system measures the long-term sustainability of infrastructure. It features quotes from Skanska USA Chief EHS Officer Paul Haining and our client on Orlando’s I-4 Ultimate, for which our team’s use of Envision helped us secure this public-private partnership project. Reflecting our commitment to sustainability, Skanska is part of the group leading Envision’s development.

Rebuilding America’s infrastructure through public-private partnerships

Rebuilding America’s infrastructure through public-private partnerships

We all know that our country’s infrastructure is in great need of repair. For an increasing number of highways, bridges, airports and so on, public-private partnerships may be the best solution. Learn more about PPPs in this Skanska graphic, which features our I-4 Ultimate project in Florida. It’s posted on our blog – feel free to share with your network.

Much attention for our LaGuardia Airport selection

Much attention for our LaGuardia Airport selection

The May 28th announcement that Skanska’s LaGuardia Gateway Partners consortium has been named preferred bidder for the LaGuardia Airport Central Terminal Building Replacement Project has generated significant media coverage: in New York, naturally, but also nationally and globally. Here are some of the top stories from both general and trade media sources, with Skanska named in many of them.

For Elizabeth River Tunnels, all the pieces are coming together

For Elizabeth River Tunnels, all the pieces are coming together

Last week, our Elizabeth River Tunnels team commenced the second and final movement of 16,000-ton hollow concrete tunnel elements, an amazing process that starts at our Baltimore-area casting facility and ends at the Portsmouth, Va., project site. In between, these tunnel segments – now floating – travel 220 miles south on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. A new video allows you to experience this journey.

Florida’s I-4 Ultimate recognized as “Deal of the Year”

Florida’s I-4 Ultimate recognized as “Deal of the Year”

Global project finance publication Infrastructure Journal awarded its “Deal of the Year” in the transport category to our consortium’s I-4 Ultimate public-private partnership project in Orlando. This high industry honor recognizes the deal – which includes a $2.3 billion design-build contract – as significant in size and scope.

Here’s a useful tool in explaining PPPs, and how they benefit public clients

Here’s a useful tool in explaining PPPs, and how they benefit public clients

Public-private partnerships are important to Skanska’s future, as they can be useful in enabling public clients to quickly and efficiently deliver infrastructure and such buildings as airports and hospitals. But PPPs are relatively new to the U.S., and they might seem complicated. So to help any of us explain PPPs to clients and partners, Infrastructure Development has developed a web tool, with versions for desktop computers, smart phones and tablets. Here’s an informational graphic that explains this tool.

Video shares our outlook on evolving U.S. PPP market

Video shares our outlook on evolving U.S. PPP market

Executive Vice President Karl Reichelt talks with The Bond Buyer news website about how more states are adopting legislation enabling public-private partnerships, and the U.S. PPP market’s increasing diversity across sectors, including highways, bridges, tunnels, rail and water/wastewater. Click below to watch this video.

White House shows more support for public-private partnerships

White House shows more support for public-private partnerships

As a prelude to President Obama’s State of the Union address last week, the White House unveiled a new batch of proposals and initiatives aimed at drawing more private money to invest in U.S. infrastructure. To show support for such steps, Rich Cavallaro, Skanska USA’s president and CEO, shared a post on our blog in which he said he was encouraged by increased federal attention to public-private partnerships.