Skanska USA Civil Southeast, in Joint Venture, Awarded Contract for Completion of 11th Street Bridge Project in Washington, D.C

Skanska USA Civil Southeast today announced that its joint venture with Facchina has been awarded a $90.7 million contract from the D.C. District Department of Transportation to complete the 11th Street Bridge Project. When completed, the project will connect the communities along the 11th Street Corridor to each other and the Anacostia River and complete the functional and operational requirements of the 11th Street Corridor interchange.

Skanska’s share of the contract is 70 percent, which amounts to $63.5 M.

The project includes a change order for the design and construction of all remaining traffic movements on the 11th Street Corridor to meet the requirements of the Record of Decision and the approved final Environmental Impact Statement for the project.  Project elements include the removal and replacement of two flyover bridges, the reconstruction of the SE/SW Freeway from an underpass to an at-grade boulevard, and the extension of 12th Street over CSX tracks to connect local streets and improve traffic flow in this area.

Work began on June 7 with a scheduled completion in November 2015.

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