The New Jersey Department of Transportation announced Thursday it has awarded Michael Baker Jr. Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker International LLC, a two-year, $8 million contract to structurally rehabilitate and provide deck replacement of two ramp structures for the Pulaski Skyway Bridge.
According to the announcement, the goal of the Pulaski Skyway Rehabilitation Project is to rehabilitate the structure and address the existing structural deficiencies of the 80-year-old bridge that connects Newark and Jersey City.
“It is very exciting to be involved in this major historic bridge that has regional and national significance,” Mike Sidani, Baker’s P.E., vice president and project manager said. “The finished project will bring long-term positive outcomes to the connecting New York and New Jersey metropolitan communities. It will be an honor to serve this long-standing and valued client in delivering one of their most significant capital improvement projects.”
Baker’s services include a redesign of two ramp structures, as well as geotechnical, civil, traffic and electrical designs, the announcement said.
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