Construction Industry News: August 31, 2020

Navy issues RFP for $5B multiple award contract

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic has issued a Request for Proposals for an eight-year, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Global Contingency Construction (GCC) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) worth up to $5 billion in foreign and domestic construction projects. Proposals are due Oct. 5.


Estimated costs of Hudson Tunnel project increase $275 million

An updated financial plan for the construction of the Hudson Tunnel Project, a key project in the Gateway Program, was released by the Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC) Aug. 28.


Turner Construction takes a zero-tolerance stance toward racist acts

The construction industry is hardcore enough, said Peter Davoren, CEO and president of Turner Construction Co., without adding discrimination into the mix. That’s why the company has made an inclusive work environment and antibias education part of its mission.


Hudson River Tunnel Project Cost Rises to $11.6B as Construction is Further Delayed

Costs for the proposed Hudson River rail tunnel project yo-yoed back up as planners postponed the projected start date by a year, according to documents dated Aug. 28 by the Gateway Program Development Corp. and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.


The New NY Bridge Over the Hudson River is Halfway to Finish

When “I Lift NY,” formerly known as the Left Coast Lifter—one of the world’s largest floating cranes—hoisted a 645-ton crossbeam into place this February, it marked a milestone in the construction of the $3.9-billion replacement of the Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River, 30 miles north of New York City.


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