Skanska to Build Bypass in Charlottesville

Press release 6/27/2012 12:00 AM EST

Skanska, in a joint venture with Branch Highways, has been awarded a $135.9 million contract from the Virginia Department of Transportation for construction of a 6.2-mile-long bypass for Route 29 in Albemarle County, near Charlottesville, Va. Skanska’s share of the contract is 60 percent, which amounts to $82 million. The order will be included in order bookings for USA Civil in the second quarter of 2012.