Skanska has signed a contract with Amtrak to rehabilitate and restore maintenance facilities for the Next Generation Acela 21 high-speed rail service in Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York. The contract is worth about $40 million which will be included in the US order bookings for the first quarter 2020.
The three maintenance facilities were initially built by Skanska 20 years ago. The rehabilitation will include structural modifications and industrial equipment upgrades to accommodate the new trains being placed into service in 2021.
Construction began in February 2020 and is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2021.