Tutor Perini wins four civil projects worth $774M in US

WCN Editorial Team 4 May 2017 NORTH AMERICA TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

Construction firm Tutor Perini has won four civil projects worth a combined value of $774M in the US.

Lunda Construction, a subsidiary of Tutur Perini, bagged a $322.7M contract from the Iowa Department of Transportation to build new twin bridges, each 3,396ft long, including two 795ft basket handle arches over Mississippi river’s navigational channel.

The new bridges will replace the twin steel girder bridges currently located between Bettendorf, Iowa, and Moline, Illinois. Work will start in mid-2017, with substantial completion expected in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Tutor Perini also won a $291.5M contract from the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the mid-day storage yard portion of the East Side Access Project.

The scope of the work involves the construction of the mid-day storage yard, including excavation and grading of the yard, construction of retaining walls, duct banks, signal troughs and various structures, utilities, track work, pedestrian bridge and electrical substations, as well as installation and testing of the yard’s systems. The company will also be tasked with demolition and removal of existing structures, railroad buildings and the Montauk Cutoff Bridge and ramp.

Construction work is scheduled to commence in early 2017, with substantial completion expected in the third quarter of 2020.

In New York, the firm was selected to provide design-build services for the Henry Hudson Bridge [pictured].

The $82.2M contract from the city’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority includes the installation of an alternate load path structural system utilising high-capacity deep foundations, the replacement of north and south viaduct concrete piers, the replacement of north abutment pilaster concrete, bearing replacement, bridge drainage, site work, along with the installation and maintenance of a structural health monitoring system for the bridge.

Work on the project is scheduled to start in early 2017, with substantial completion expected in the summer of 2020.

Additionally, a $77.9M contract from the Maryland Department of Transportation for the MD 4 at Suitland Parkway Interchange Improvements Project in Prince George’s County was awarded to Tutor Perini.

The scope of the work will include the conversion of an at-grade intersection into a grade-separated interchange with Suitland Parkway bridging over State Highway MD 4, realignment and signalisation of other local roads, and reconstruction of ramps to Joint Base Andrews.

Construction work will commence in early 2017, and is expected to achieve substantial completion in the third quarter of 2020.

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* Henry Hudson Bridge pictured.

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