$136 Million Brooklyn Water Project Awarded


    July 13, 2005 — Swedish construction company Skanska said Wednesday it has received a contract worth US$136 million (euro111 million) to construct an environmental project in New York. The order from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection will be included in bookings for the second quarter, the company said. Skanska will build the final phase of the Paerdegat Basin Water Quality Facility, aimed at improving water quality in Brooklyn, New York. The contract includes construction of new buildings and plant facilities. Skanska will also be responsible for installation of control systems, piping, valves and pumps. The contract requires wetland restoration for certain areas of Jamaica Bay. Site work will begin in July with expected contract duration of four years.
    Skanska Gets $136M Construction Deal [Forbes]

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