Granite Construction Awarded $21.4M Highway Widening Project in San Jose

Mon November 25, 2002 - National Edition

Granite Construction Inc. has announced that Granite Construction Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary, has been awarded a $21.4 million contract by the California Department of Transportation for work to take place in northern California, just south of the San Francisco Bay Area. The award is for the widening of Route 87, from four lanes to eight lanes, including carpool lanes. The widening will occur near downtown San Jose.

This project will include substantial roadway excavation, construction of a perimeter road, demolition and replacement of three existing bridges, 1,500 linear feet of retaining wall, and all associated sewer and drainage, signing and lighting.

Work will begin in November of 2002 with completion scheduled for mid-2004.

Granite is one of the nation’s largest diversified heavy civil contractors and construction materials producer. Granite Construction Company serves public and private sector clients through its 53 offices nationwide.

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