Skanska awarded USD 113m contract

Skanska has secured a contract from LGAFUEL LLC to spearhead the USD 113 million construction project aimed at revamping LaGuardia Airport’s fuel transmission systems in Queens, New York. This initiative is poised to significantly enhance the airport’s fuel network, streamlining the process of fuel transfer to and from aircraft stationed at the hub.

Expressing gratitude for the opportunity to continue their partnership with LaGuardia Airport, Keith Chouinard, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Skanska USA Civil’s Northeast region, highlighted their commitment to optimizing the airport’s jet fuel transmission systems. He underscored Skanska’s integral role in contributing to the airport’s revolutionary advancements, aiming to enhance passenger experience and operational efficiency.

The project entails the construction of 11,000 feet of two parallel jet fuel transmission lines, as well as the installation of electrical and communication duct banks, below-ground isolation valve vaults, and cathodic protection systems. Furthermore, Skanska will undertake modifications to LaGuardia’s existing civil, utilities, electrical, and communication duct banks, along with infrastructure adjustments to support the operations and maintenance of the hydrant fueling system.

With a commencement date of January 2024, the project is anticipated to be completed by May 2026. Skanska remains committed to executing the project with utmost diligence, adhering to stringent safety standards and ensuring the highest levels of quality and efficiency.

Skanska’s involvement underscores its reputation for delivering transformative infrastructure solutions tailored to meet the evolving needs of modern airports. As LaGuardia Airport undergoes substantial upgrades, Skanska’s expertise will play a pivotal role in enhancing the hub’s functionality, thereby positioning it for sustained growth and success.

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