Skanska Completes Phase One of Massive Hunts Point Infrastructure Overhaul
Skanska and its joint venture partner, ECCO III Enterprises, Inc., have completed phase one of the New York State Department of Transportation’s (NYSDOT) $460-million Hunts Point Interstate Access Improvement program at Hunts Point Peninsula in the South Bronx.
“It’s an honor to have had the opportunity to make these long-awaited improvements to an essential New York access point and provide a safer and more efficient interchange,” said Michael Viggiano, EVP of Skanska’s East Coast civil operations.
The multi-faceted project entailed extensive coordination with Amtrak, The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, CSX Railway and The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation alongside (NYSDOT). It Included the construction of a new interchange and pedestrian facilities to improve access to the Hunts Point peninsula in the South Bronx region.
Key project elements included the replacement of four bridges that connect Bruckner Expressway and Bruckner Boulevard over Amtrak and CSX rail lines.
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Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).
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