Skanska and Kiewit take Bayonne Bridge contract
A joint venture of Skanska Koch and Kiewit Infrastructure has won a a US$743.3 million contract to raise the deck of the Bayonne Bridge.
The contract for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is part of a US$1.29 billion programme to increase the bridge’s navigational clearance. The project will raise the deck by 19.5m and provide drivers with a road with safer 3.65m lanes, shoulders, a median divider and a 3.65m cycle and pedestrian path. It also will provide the capability for future mass transit options across the span.