Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) announced today that its
wholly-owned subsidiary, Kenny Construction Company (“Kenny”), has been
awarded a $21 million contract by the Illinois Department of
Transportation for the reconstruction and widening of the Van Buren
Street Bridge in Chicago, Illinois. The contract will be included in
Granite’s third quarter 2017 backlog.
Kenny will be responsible for the replacement of the Van Buren Street
Bridge over Interstate 90/94, construction of a retaining wall at the
northwest quadrant of the Jane Byrne Interchange, improvements to the
southeast corner of Elysian Field, and relocation of the existing
Greektown monument from Quincy Street to the project site.
Work is scheduled to begin in August 2017 and be complete by September
Through its offices and subsidiaries nationwide, Granite Construction
Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) is one of the nation’s largest infrastructure
contractors and construction materials producers. Granite specializes in
complex infrastructure projects, including transportation, industrial
and federal contracting, and is a proven leader in alternative
procurement project delivery. Granite is an award-winning firm in
safety, quality and environmental stewardship, and has been honored as
one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for
eight consecutive years. Granite is listed on the New York Stock
Exchange and is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the MSCI KLD 400
Social Index and the Russell 2000 Index. For more information, visit graniteconstruction.com.
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