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Top 10 Largest Jobs Won with HeavyBid

December 3, 2014
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HCSS asked HeavyBid customers to brag. We wanted to know the largest jobs our clients have won using our estimating software. So we put a banner on our HeavyBid home page asking for the biggest success stories. Here's what we got.

10. I-10 Bridge Over Lake Pontchartrain, LADOT.....BOH Bros. Construction, LLC..... $379,054,544

Boh Bros. served as the prime contractor to build the low-level section of the I-10 freeway, which spans 4.5 miles across Lake Pontchartrain in Orleans and St. Tammany parishes in Louisiana. The work included 36” precast pile driving, cast-in-place and precast concrete caps, and more. The contract was completed in June 2012.

9. I-580 Freeway, Washoe County NVDOT.....Fisher Sand and Gravel Co......$393,393,393

This portion of the interstate highway in northwestern Nevada was completed in 2006. The entire interstate, which is still under development, starts in Reno and will eventually terminate south of Carson City.

8. InterCounty Connector, Montgomery County Contract C MDDOT.....ICC Constructors.....$513,988,000

The Contract C portion of the ICC contains approximately 3.8 miles of new six-lane highway, as well as improvements to other area roads. Construction involved interchange structures over existing highways while maintaining heavy traffic flow.

7. InterCounty Connector, Montgomery County MDDOT.....Facchina/Trumbull/Skanska.....$559,073,500

The ICC project included construction on a 4-mile stretch of the highway as well as a 2-mile stretch of collector-distributor roadway and two complex interchanges. The total project will create the 18.8-mile ICC to connect Montgomery County and Prince George’s County.

6. Expo Line – Phase 2, Los Angeles County MTA.....Skanska-Rados.....$1.5 Billion

Phase 2 of the Expo Line will extend light rail service from the current terminus in Culver City to Santa Monica, including seven new stations. Costs include design, construction, utility relocation, light rail vehicles and real estate.

5. Yucca Mountain, US Department of Energy.....Bechtel.....$1.9 Billion

Bechtel studied Yucca Mountain as the proposed site of the first national nuclear waste repository to permanently store nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste and prepared a license application for the site, which was submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 2008.

4. The Metro Crenshaw/LAX Corridor, Los Angeles County MTA.....Walsh/Shea.....$2.058 Billion

The majority of the current work on the transit project consists of advanced utility relocation, with heavy construction beginning in Summer 2014.

3. BART Silicon Valley Extension, Santa Clara Transportation Authority.....Skanska-Shimmick-Herzog.....$2.3 Billion

The BART Silicon Valley Project is a 16-mile extension of the existing railway system, including the line, track, systems and stations. The joint venture was able to bid the project at $77 Million less than the engineer’s estimate, while accelerating the schedule.

2. I-4 Ultimate project, Orange and Seminole Counties.....Skanska/Granite/Lane Construction.....$2.323 Billion

Florida’s largest-ever transportation project involves the reconstruction of 15 major interchanges, reconstruction of more than 140 bridges, four median toll lanes, and the rebuilding of general use lanes along a 21-mile corridor. Construction will begin in the first quarter of 2015.

1. Tappan Zee Bridge, Port Authority of New York.....Fluor/Granite/American Bridge/Traylor.....$3.9 Billion

This bridge across the Hudson River is a 3.1-mile twin span cable-stayed bridge with angled main span towers. It is the single largest bridge construction project in New York’s history. The first span is expected to open in 2016.

Have you won a job worth more than $100 million using HCSS HeavyBid? Send your success story to bidresults@hcss.com



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