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$93 million California highway contract award

$93 million California highway contract award

A Skanska-led joint venture has signed a contract with the California Department of Transportation to improve State Route 58 near Hinkley, Calif. The total contract is worth $116 million, and our 80 percent share of the project is worth $93 million.

On our blog: Skanska cranes are now part of San Francisco’s skyline

On our blog: Skanska cranes are now part of San Francisco’s skyline

For Skanska’s assignment erecting some 24,000 tons of steel for San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center project, we brought two new Liebherr LR1300 cranes emblazoned with Skanska’s logo to this high-profile downtown site. Learn some cool facts about these remarkable machines – such as that their heaviest lift will be roughly the weight of two-and-a-half subway cars – in this graphic.

Commemorating 50 years in Evansville

Commemorating 50 years in Evansville

Skanska’s Evansville, Ind., office celebrated 50 years of extraordinary efforts in serving clients with a special evening reception October 7 that included current employees, retirees, partners and community leaders. One of the 400-plus attending the event was Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, who declared it Industrial Contractors Skanska 50th Anniversary Week in that city.

Submersing tunnel elements to start this week at Elizabeth River Tunnels in Virginia

Submersing tunnel elements to start this week at Elizabeth River Tunnels in Virginia

Submersing the first 16,000-ton hollow concrete tunnel element into a trench carved in the river bottom is scheduled to start this week at our Elizabeth River Tunnels public-private partnership project in Virginia. To see how our team will be carrying out this complex work, don’t miss this graphic and the time-lapse video of the initial part of the work.

At L.A. groundbreaking, shoveling dirt before the tunnel-boring machine arrives

At L.A. groundbreaking, shoveling dirt before the tunnel-boring machine arrives

Los Angeles civic and political officials – and even Star Trek’s George Takei – joined our joint venture team on September 30 to officially break ground on the Regional Connector, a 1.9-mile underground light-rail link. Among the most complicated aspects of our team’s $918 million design-build assignment are tunneling below L.A.’s financial district and ensuring seamless tie-ins with three existing rail lines.

Great recognition for Elizabeth River Tunnels’ small business inclusion efforts

Great recognition for Elizabeth River Tunnels’ small business inclusion efforts

Our Elizabeth River Tunnels public-private partnership project in Southeastern Virginia made the cover of the current issue of American DBE magazine for our joint venture’s efforts at including small and disadvantaged businesses in the work being done.

Commercial development and safety promotions

Commercial development and safety promotions

In Houston, USA Commercial Development promoted Ben Llana to development director. In New York City, USA Civil promoted Nick Bishop to national SHEMS (safety, health and environmental management system) director.

Cavallaro discusses energy, P3 projects with The Street financial TV show

Cavallaro discusses energy, P3 projects with The Street financial TV show

Rich Cavallaro, USA Civil president and CEO, talked with The Street financial TV show about Skanska’s U.S. power business; the need for a strong federal transportation bill; and how, given limited public money, such public-private partnership projects as our teams’ Elizabeth River Tunnels and I-4 Ultimate undertakings are essential to improving infrastructure. Click below to view this video report.

USA Civil announces new hire to bolster Mid-Atlantic growth

USA Civil announces new hire to bolster Mid-Atlantic growth

USA Civil has hired as vice president of operations Geoff Murken, who is taking on the challenge of bolstering Civil’s Mid-Atlantic presence. Murken, who is based out of our Queens, N.Y, office, is focusing on the Western Pennsylvania area, which has emerged as a key part of the energy sector. Under his leadership, we plan to establish a Pittsburgh office this fall as we begin setting the groundwork for additional Mid-Atlantic operations.

California railroad crossing a finalist for national engineering award

California railroad crossing a finalist for national engineering award

The Colton Crossing railroad overpass our Riverside, Calif., team built to eliminate one of the nation’s biggest railroad bottlenecks was named one of five finalists for the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award.