Granite, Teichert Team Wins $275M Project in Sacramento

Tue July 02, 2019 - West Edition #14

Granite announced that the joint venture team comprised of Granite and Teichert Inc. has been awarded a $275 million contract by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the SAC 5 Corridor Enhancement Project in Sacramento, Calif.

The project will rehabilitate 67 lane mi. of Interstate 5 beginning south of the Elk Grove Boulevard Overcrossing and extending to the American River Viaduct. Scope of work includes adding 23 mi. of High Occupancy Vehicle lanes; eight maintenance vehicle pullouts; two sound walls; replacement of a pedestrian overcrossing; and installation of fiber optic lines.

In addition, the team intends to recycle existing concrete pavement and other materials on site to reduce waste and cost as well as minimize truck haul trips.

Construction is scheduled to begin in fall 2019 and be completed by fall 2021.

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