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What Are The Top 10 Skanska Government Contracts?

What Are The Top 10 Skanska Government Contracts?

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Skanska USA is a top construction and development firm in the United States. The company works with the government and business sectors to build infrastructure for various industries such as transportation, healthcare, energy, and education. Take a look at the top Skasnka government contracts right here.

1. Skanska Receives Government Contract to Build the New Jamaica Bus Depot and Facilities in Queens, New York

MTA Awards a Contract to Build the New Jamaica Bus Depot and Facilities in Queens, New York

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  • Contracting activity: Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Value: $480 million
  • Contract date: January 10, 2023

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) awarded Skanska USA a $480 million contract to build the new LEED-certified Jamaica Bus Depot — an administrative building and parking lots in Queens, New York City. The project aims to improve major transportation hubs and transition to a 100% electric bus fleet.

Work for the project covers the phased demolition of existing infrastructure and the assembly of a temporary off-site bus parking to accommodate passengers during construction. The new bus depot connects to a three-story administrative building via an enclosed passageway. MTA oversees the project, which commenced in January 2023, with expected completion by the end of 2026.

2. MDTA Awarded Skanska a Contract to Replace Potomac River Bridge in King George County, Virginia

MDTA Awarded a Contract to Replace Potomac River Bridge in King George County, Virginia

Gov. Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge,” by Ewillison, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

  • Contracting activity: Maryland Transportation Authority
  • Value: $463 million
  • Contract date: February 11, 2020

The joint venture of Skanska, Corman Kokosing Construction Company, and McLean Contracting Company was tasked to replace the Potomac River Bridge, also known as Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge. Work began in March 2020, with the new bridge to open in 2023 and set for completion by December 2024.

Replacement works included the construction of a four-lane bridge and a roadway alignment, measuring 12-foot-wide driving lanes, two-foot shoulders, and a new height to accommodate taller vessels. Equipped with an All-Electronic Tolling (AET) system and an additional lane from the current two-lane bridge, the new bridge will allow for regional mobility of people and goods.

Once the new roadway and construction are complete, the 100-year-old structure is scheduled for demolition. Some of its remnants will be used as artificial reefs in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

3. Port of Portland Tasked Skanska-Hoffman Construction J.V. for Improvements at the Portland International Airport

Port of Portland Tasked Skanska-Hoffman Construction JV for Improvements at the Portland International Airport

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  • Contracting activity: Port of Portland
  • Value: $422 million
  • Contract date: September 8, 2022

The joint venture between Skanska USA and Hoffman Construction Company won a $422 million contract modification to improve the Portland International Airport. The award covers construction works for the interior and exterior finishes of the airport under the Terminal Core Expansion project. Work is scheduled for completion by 2025

The Port of Portland has trusted Skanska with construction projects at the Portland International Airport. Previously awarded contracts from 2017 to 2021, amounting to over 357 million, comprised the construction, expansion, improvements, and utility works under the Terminal Core Expansion project.

4. LAWA Awarded a $355 Million Contract for Design-Build Services for the RUE Project

LAWA Awarded a $355 Million Contract for Design-Build Services for the RUE Project

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  • Contracting activity: Los Angeles World Airports
  • Value: $335 million
  • Contract date: November 17, 2020

Skanska secured an agreement with the Los Angeles World Airports for design-build services for its Roadways, Utilities, and Enabling (RUE) project. The RUE project enabled critical work for the Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP), which consisted of Automated People Mover (APM), Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility, and more.

The $355 million contract was finalized to ease congestion for travelers traveling at Los Angeles International Airport, the second busiest airport in the United States and the third busiest airport globally. Work commenced in the fourth quarter of 2020, with expected completion in the fourth quarter of 2025.

5. NYC DEP Finalized an Award for the Construction of Facilities at Hunts Point Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Bronx

NYC DEP Finalized an Award for the Construction of Facilities at Hunts Point Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Bronx

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  • Contracting activity: NYC Department of Environmental Protection
  • Value: $309 million
  • Contract date: April 8, 2022

Skanska and R.J. Industries Inc joint venture was tasked to build anaerobic digester facilities at Hunts Point Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Bronx, New York City. Skanska’s share of the $309 million contract is $248 million. Construction began in April 2022 and is scheduled for completion by March 2026.

Work comprised the installation of four 3.2-million-gallon post-tensioned cast-in-place concrete, a gas room, a control building, a digester feed pump station, walkway bridges, and more. Other construction-related services, such as site clearing, excavation, landscaping, and system works, were included in the award.

6. Virginia Port Authority Contracted for the Redevelopment Projects of Portsmouth Marine Terminal

Virginia Port Authority Contracted for the Redevelopment Projects of Portsmouth Marine Terminal

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  • Contracting activity: Virginia Port Authority
  • Value: $223 million
  • Contract date: August 16, 2022

Skanska was tasked with various redevelopment projects at Portsmouth Marine Terminal. Under the $223 million contract, work covered converting 72 acres of the 287-acre terminal to an offshore wind staging port and improvements of 1,500 feet of an existing 3,540 ft. wharf. The project supported the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

Virginia Port Authority’s CVOW project is the largest offshore wind energy project in the United States, inclusive of 180 offshore wind turbines projected to provide enough energy for over 660,00 homes. Skanska’s participation in the innovative and sustainable project pushed for the state’s clean energy goals for a better society.

7. MTA Finalized a Contract Award for Improvements on the Flushing Line on the New York City Subway

MTA Finalized a Contract Award for Improvements on the Flushing Line on the New York City Subway

MTA NYC Subway 1 trains at 125th St.,” by Mtattrain, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

  • Contracting activity: Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Value: $200 million
  • Contract date: October 11, 2022

Skanska partnered with the New Jersey-based Railroad Construction Company for the $200 million contract from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). The contract included various improvement works on the Flushing Line across the greater New York City region. Work has commenced with the expected completion by May 2025.

Construction projects outlined in the contract included:

  • Repairs, improvements, and replacement of existing escalators at the 61st Street-Woodside Station
  • Replacement of existing escalators at the 74th Street Broadway Station
  • Striping, painting, and related repair works between 48th Street and 72nd Street in Queens, New York City

Helping in the construction of infrastructure projects that improve efficiency in the riders’ daily commute, Skanska USA Civil contracted AECOM as the project’s engineer.

8. DRPA Signed an Agreement with Skanska for the Rehabilitation of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge

DRPA Signed an Agreement with Skanska for the Rehabilitation of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Ben Franklin Bridge and Race Street Pier,” by Beyond My Ken, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

  • Contracting activity: Delaware River Port Authority
  • Value: $195 million
  • Contract date: April 9, 2020

Delaware River Port Authority signed a $195 million contract with Skanska for the rehabilitation work at the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, connecting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden, New Jersey. Work began in February 2020, with scheduled completion by December 2024.

Rehabilitation work for the 3,500 feet suspension bridge with seven lanes and two rail lines included installing a cable dehumidification system, widening walkways, various painting jobs, repairing existing steel structures, rehabilitating bridge anchorages, decorative lighting, and other related works.

9. NYCDOT Secured a Contract with Skanska to Rehabilitate Williamsburg Bridge Between Brooklyn and Manhattan

NYCDOT Secured a Contract with Skanska to Rehabilitate Williamsburg Bridge Between Brooklyn and Manhattan

Williamsburg Bridge,” by by Praneeth Thalla, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

  • Contracting activity: New York City Department of Transportation
  • Value: $167 million
  • Contract date: November 7, 2022

The New York City Department of Transportation awarded Skanska USA with a $167 million contract for the rehabilitation of the Williamsburg Bridge. The rehabilitation primarily covered the improvements and replacement of the bridge’s aging structures. Work commenced in October 2022, with the scheduled completion by December 2025.

Aiming to improve the traffic flow in one of the major crossings from Brooklyn to Manhattan across the East River, the project consisted of structural steel repairs throughout the bridge superstructure, replacement of the bridge fire standpipe system and modular joints, rehabilitation of bearing at approach piers, and more.

10. NJDOT Secured a Five-Year Contract for Rehabilitation Work of the Pulaski Skyway

NJDOT Secured a Five-Year Contract for Rehabilitation Work of the Pulaski Skyway

Pulaski Skyway crossing the Hackensack River,” by King of Hearts, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

  • Contracting activity: New Jersey Department of Transportation
  • Value: $161 million
  • Contract date: July 8, 2021

Skanska won a $161 million five-year contract award from the New Jersey Department of Transportation for various rehabilitation works in different sections of the Pulaski Skyway in Jersey City, New Jersey. Work commenced in June 2021, with a scheduled completion date of December 2026.

Primarily, the rehabilitation contract award spanned various sections carrying Route 1 and 9 in Jersey City, including structural rehabilitation and painting of steel trusses and superstructure. Other related works under the contract were bearings replacements and pier reconstruction.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Skanska USA?

Skanska additional information; tax exempt

Photo from Skanska USA Official Website

Skanska USA is a multinational construction and development firm operating as a Swedish company Skanska AB subsidiary. Since entering the U.S. market in 1971, the company has secured contracts with local, state, and national governments, and defense agencies, including the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force.

Leading Skanska USA is Richard Kennedy, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the $6.9 billion enterprise as of 2022. The company provides industry-leading construction services for traditional and complex projects such as the Asymmetric Warfare Group Complex, McCoy Federal Building, and more.

Where is Skanska USA headquarters?

Skanska USA operates in the Empire State Building, Manhattan, New York City. The company also has 29 offices across the United States, with over 6,500 teammates with collective expertise in the firm’s broad scope of sectors.

Meanwhile, Skanska AB’s headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden. Established in 1887, the parent company is headed by Anders Danielsson as the President and Chief Executive Officer, managing over 28,000 employees worldwide. As of 2022, Skanska AB generated $15.9 billion in annual revenue.

What are the business units of Skanska USA?

Skanska USA has three business units focusing on different construction networks and specializations. Here are the business units of the construction giant.

  • Skanska USA Building centers on constructing, improving, and rehabilitating critical infrastructure in the U.S. building sector.
  • Skanska USA Civil offers civilian-focused construction services to high-profile projects in key markets across the United States.
  • Skanska USA Commercial Development delivers client-focused sustainable properties for offices, multi-family, and mixed-use.

Skanska USA: “Industry-Leading Innovator in Both Safety and Project Execution”

Skanska government contracts

Photo from Skanska USA Official Website

Skanska government contracts ensure the construction of world-class infrastructure for civilians, customers, and communities. The company commits to continuing its reputation as an industry-leading construction innovator for safety and execution, regardless of the project size and magnitude.

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