Tutor Perini Awarded $133 Million Amtrak Concrete Casing Contract

Tutor Perini Corp., a leading civil and building construction company, announced that it has recently been awarded a contract by the National Railroad Passenger Corp. (Amtrak) to construct an underground concrete casing or box tunnel beneath the Eastern Rail Yard of the Hudson Yards site in New York City....

Mott MacDonald appointed on Delhi Metro Phase III

Mott MacDonald has been appointed detailed design consultant by the Hindustan Construction Co.–Samsung joint venture for Phase III of Delhi Metro in India. The consultancy will provide geotechnical, civil and structural engineering services for contract CC34, which is part of the Janakpuri West to Kalindi...

Thiess/John Holland/Dragados to Build Stations and Tunnels for Sydney North West Rail Link

A joint venture between Thiess (50 percent), John Holland (25 percent) and Dragados (25 percent) has been selected by the New South Wales Government to construct the tunnels and excavate new underground stations for Sydney’s visionary North West Rail Link. Under the $1.15 billion Tunnel and Station Civil...

Jacobs Associates Selected for Catskill Aqueduct Repair Project

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) recently selected Jacobs Associates to provide design and engineering services for the Catskill Aqueduct Repair and Rehabilitation project. This win, along with the firm’s current work on Rondout-West Branch Bypass Tunnel, means that Jacobs...

IN MEMORIAM: Bhaskar Thapa

Jacobs Associates announced that Bhaskar Thapa, PhD, PE, died on June 19. Thapa, a lead associate with Jacobs Associates, would have celebrated his 50th birthday in September. His life’s most significant engineering achievement — the Caldecott Fourth Bore — is on schedule to open later this year. Thapa...

Tutor Perini Awarded Central Subway Contract for Stations, Tracks and Systems

SFMTA in May awarded the contract to construct the Central Subway’s stations, train tracks and operating systems to California-based firm Tutor Perini. Tutor Perini’s bid of $840 million was the lowest of three bids received for the contract, SFMTA Contract No. 1300, the largest and final major...

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