Skanska selected for berth repair work at Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Press release 12/27/2022 7:00 AM EST

PORTSMOUTH, VA – Skanska, a leading global construction and development firm, announces it has been selected to repair berths at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Skanska will refurbish the structural components of berths 40 and 41 at the entrance to dry dock 8 replacing deteriorated pile systems, pile caps, cast-in-place concrete systems, concrete beams, and fender pile systems. The work will include demolishing failing concrete structural members, retaining walls, relieving platforms and pavement. The docking crane rails and foundation system, mooring fixtures, cleats and bollards, capstans, and capstan foundation piles will also be replaced.

“Skanska is honored to be part of this important project which is a crucial step to ensure that the Norfolk Naval Shipyard has the infrastructure it needs to support the Navy and its fleet,” said Brook Brookshire, senior vice president and general manager of Skanska USA Civil’s operations in the Mid-Atlantic.

Skanska will play a critical role in supporting Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic’s commitment to maintaining world-class facilities through a dedication to quality, efficiency, safety, and environmental compliance. Norfolk Navy Shipyard, a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command, is one of the oldest, largest and most multifaceted industrial facilities belonging to the U.S. Navy, and specializes in repairing, overhauling and modernizing ships and submarines.

Work will commence in November 2022 and is expected to be completed by 2024.