Tuesday, December 13, 2011

AECOM-STV venture wins Moynihan Station contract

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AECOM Technology announced that a joint venture between AECOM, its Tishman Construction arm, and STV, Inc. was awarded a $19 million contract by the Moynihan Station Development Corp. in partnership with the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.

The joint venture will provide construction management services and rail expertise for the first phase of construction in Manhattan. The contractcovers design reviews, construction staging, coordination between three operating railroads, and supervision of pedestrian concourse improvements.

The project’s first phase includes the expansion and enhancement of the 33rd Street Connector between Pennsylvania (Penn) Station and the West End Concourse, which lies under the grand staircase of the Farley Post Office building on Eighth Avenue; the extension and widening of the West End Concourse to serve nine of Penn Station’s 11 platforms; new vertical accesspoints and passenger circulation space; and entrances into the West End Concourse through the 31st and 33rd Street corners of the Farley building. Phase 1 is slated for completion during 2016.