Monday, March 01, 2010

$525 million contract advances building of WTC Transportation Hub

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The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Board of Commissioners has awarded a $525 milion contract, the largest to date, toward construction of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, which will eventually serve more than 200,000 rail customers each weekday.


The contract went to Skanska USA Civil NortheastInc./Granite Construction Northeast Inc./Skanska USA Building Inc.

It covers construction of the PATH Hall in the World Trade Center site's West Bathtub as well as four rail platforms and the installation of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

Previously, the board awarded a $338.8 million contract to DCM Erectors to furnish, fabricate, and erect 22,305 tons of structural steel for the hub.