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News » US » Skanska lands $452m NY bridge refurb » published 12 Oct 2017

Skanska lands $452m NY bridge refurb

Skanska has signed a US$452m contract to rehabilitate the George Washington Bridge in New York City.

The contract for the Port Authority of New York & Jersey includes the replacement of the suspender ropes and rehabilitation of the main cables of the 90-year-old suspension bridge.

Skanska will also install dehumidification systems for the main cables and their anchorages Other aspects of the project include constructing approach structures for the main span sidewalks, replacing the roadway lighting on the main span and installing sidewalk lighting.

Skanka had emerged as the low bidder when the preliminary bid results were announced in February.

Construction is expected to be completed in 2025.


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This article was published on 12 Oct 2017 (last updated on 16 Oct 2017).

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