Granite Construction Wins Projects

Granite Construction said Monday it been awarded a $318 million contract from the New York State Department of Transportation for the construction of phase two of the Kosciuszko Bridge in Brooklyn. The contract will be included in Granite’s Q2 backlog. Granite will be responsible for replacement of the westbound span of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) Bridge over Newtown Creek. The work includes the construction of a new cable stayed bridge, approach spans and connectors in Brooklyn and Queens, retaining walls, concrete paving, and related earthwork.

The company also announced that its joint venture team comprised of Granite Construction Company and Archer Western has been awarded the South Capitol Street Corridor phase 1 design-build contract by the District of Columbia Department of Transportation. Granite will book its 50% share of the $441 million joint venture project into backlog during Q2.

By William Spence