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Bridge Construction

Skanska builds and renovates bridges of all types, from landmarks like Manhattan Bridge in New York City and Bridge of Lions in St. Augustine, Florida to interstate thoroughfares like I-10 over Escambia Bay. Extensive planning in the areas of logistics, procurement, and especially safety, ensures the timely completion of these complex projects.

Skanska's Bridge Experience

  • Cooper River Bridge (Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge)

    Skanska, as managing partner of a joint venture, was awarded a design-build contract to construct a 2.5-mile bridge over the Cooper River from I-26 in Charleston to Coleman Boulevard in Mount Pleasant. The project, completed one year ahead of schedul...

  • Escambia Bay Bridge Replacements

    Hurricane Ivan, the strongest hurricane of 2004, destroyed the Interstate Highway 10 twin bridges between Florida’s Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Sections of both bridges were completely torn out by winds that topped 155 miles per hour.Ska...

  • Reconstruction of Manhattan Bridge - Rehabilitation of North Spans

    Skanska was awarded a $189 million contract to rehabilitate the north spans of the Manhattan Bridge. The 5,800 foot long bridge, which spans the East River between the boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan, was built in 1909.  Years of use an...

  • Triborough Bridge-Deck Replacement

    This Skanska Koch project was the second of two contracts to replace the roadway decks of the Triborough Bridge, Skanska Koch completed the first contract a year earlier. This scope of work included replacement of 480,000 square feet roadway deck of ...

  • Williamsburg Bridge

    Skanska was awarded a $172 million contract to rehabilitate the main spans of the Williamsburg Bridge for the New York City Department of Transportation. The entire reconstruction effort on this structure consists of nine contracts. In addition to th...

  • Bridge of Lions

    Skanska was awarded a $91M project to reconstruct the historic Bridge of Lions. Skanska constructed a temporary two-lane movable lift bridge to maintain traffic during reconstruction of the main bridge. The project includes rehabilitation and replace...

  • Rt. 10 Over Appomattox River

    Skanska was awarded a $9.3 million contract to build a bridge over the Appomattox River in Hopewell, Va.Because the new bridge had to be constructed adjacent to the existing bridge, great care was given to assure that no damage was done to the existi...

  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

    Skanska built the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel that opened to traffic April 15, 1964 and was quickly voted one of the “Seven Engineering Wonders of the Modern World.” The historic bridge also earned the Outstanding Civil Engineering Achie...