Granite Construction awarded $441M JV design-build transit project
Granite Construction announced that the joint venture team comprised of Granite Construction Company and Archer Western has been awarded the South Capitol Street Corridor Phase 1 design-build contract by the District of Columbia Department of Transportation. Granite will book its 50% share of the $441M joint venture project into backlog during the second quarter of 2017. The joint venture team will be responsible for the replacement of the existing Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge over the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C. The scope of work includes the construction of two new approach ovals and the reconstruction of a portion of I-295 adjacent to the new bridge. When complete, the bridge will have six lanes, and improved bicycle and pedestrian facilities.