Skanska JV Tapped for $200M of Improvements to MTA’s Flushing Line
Skanska and its joint venture partner, New Jersey-based Railroad Construction Company, have been selected by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in to make improvements on MTA’s Flushing Line in Queens for $200 million. AECOM serves as the project’s engineer.
“As one of the most well-travelled train lines across the greater New York City region, we’re proud to be providing the needed infrastructure improvements to the Flushing Line that will positively impact and increase efficiency for riders during their daily commute,” said Keith Chouinard, SVP and general manager for Skanska USA Civil.
The project entails repair improvements at the MTA’s 61st Street-Woodside Station, replacement of the existing escalators at the 61st Street-Woodside Station and the 74th Street Broadway Station and striping, painting and additional repairs between 48th and 72nd streets. Work is already underway and is expected to be completed in May 2025.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).
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