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Construction Begins On First Phase of Commuter Rail Service to Boston

Work has begun on the first phase of the South Coast Rail project that will construct two new railroad stations that will provide commuter access to Boston. The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority awarded contracts to a contracting team of Skanska, New York, N.Y., and D.W....


Johnny Ortiz Promoted to Regional Vendor Diversity Manager of Skanska in the Mid-Atlantic

Skanska USA announced that Johnny Ortiz has been promoted to regional vendor diversity manager of the Mid-Atlantic region and will support North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. metro operations....


Skanska Completes $92M Reconstruction of Historic St. Petersburg Municipal Pier

Skanska announced the completion of the St. Petersburg Municipal Pier and Pier Approach situated in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, Fla. With breathtaking views of the waterfront, The Pier District includes a variety of dining and shopping options, interactive experiences, a spacious family park with a custom-built, million-dollar playground, fishing pier, art installations, beach area and more....


MassDOT's $169M Chelsea Viaduct Project in Boston Presses Forward

The Skanska-McCourt Joint Venture (Skanska US and McCourt Construction Co. ) started its work on the Massachusetts Department of Transportation's (MassDOT) nearly $204 million (total cost) rehabilitation of the Chelsea Viaduct Bridge in Boston, a project that began in April 2019....


Skanska's New Commercial Development Practice in LA

Skanska announced the official launch of its commercial development division in Los Angeles, alongside its first acquisition in the market, a fully-entitled commercial development site in Beverly Hills....


Three Link-Belt TCCs Save Time in Upstate N.Y

A joint venture with Skanska, Burns & McDonnell and ECCO Enterprises is building CPV Valley Energy Center in Lower Hudson Valley, 65 mi. northwest of New York City. The combined cycle power facility will have a gross capacity of 675 mW, producing enough electricity for 600,000 homes and more than 400 commercial entities....


Skanska Signs Ground Lease With JBG SMITH for D.C. Mixed-Use Development

Skanska, a global development and construction firm, has signed a long-term ground lease with JBG SMITH to develop an approximately 34,000 sq.-ft. land parcel for a ground-up, mixed-use development in Washington, D.C.'s Central Business District....


Carbon Emissions Reduced by 98 Percent at Volvo, Skanska Electric Site

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and its customer Skanska have been testing the viability of the Electric Site research project over a 10-week span at Skanska's Vikan Kross quarry, near Gothenburg, Sweden....


Testing Begins at World's First 'Emission-Free' Quarry

Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska recently began testing the viability of its Electric Site concept. The system, which incorporates electric and autonomous Volvo machines, will run in a real production environment for 10 weeks – delivering an anticipated 95 percent reduction in carbon emissions and 25 percent reduction in total cost of operations....


Thackray Assists With N.J. Medical Center Construction

After a five-year long planning process, Inspira Health Network broke ground on the new Inspira Medical Center in Mullica Hill, N.J., in May 2017. Over the last year, several union trades have been working together to build the facility, located just east of the intersection of Route 322 and Route 55 in Gloucester County....