The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a $649.5 million dollar contract for the design and construction of a replacement for the Port of Long Beach’s obsolete and deteriorating Gerald Desmond Bridge.
The Port of Long Beach and Caltrans have selected a team led by Shimmick Construction Company, Inc., FCC Construction S.A., and Impregilo S.p.A. as the apparent “best value” proposer for the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project design-build contract. The Shimmick team had both the highest technical score and, at $649.5 million, the lowest proposal price… Continue Reading
The Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project reached a major milestone today when it received three proposals to replace the existing span linking Interstate 710 to the Port of Long Beach. The Port of Long Beach and Caltrans are jointly procuring the design-build portion of the project – estimated to cost roughly $750 million – through… Continue Reading
At its October 27 meeting, the Texas Transportation Commission approved the issuance of a request for qualifications for the Horseshoe Project in Dallas County. The project will be the first under new design-build legislation passed by the Texas legislature during the 2011 session. Subchapter F, Chapter 223, of the Transportation Code prescribes the process by which the… Continue Reading
On Wednesday, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) approved the $950 million Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project for one of 10 state project slots available under California’s Design-Build Demonstration Program. The CTC’s approval authorizes the Port of Long Beach and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to deliver the project using the best-value design-build method contemplated… Continue Reading
The Port of Long Beach, one of the largest and busiest Ports in the world and a major inter-modal center for the cargo movement throughout the Western United States and beyond, has reached a major milestone in the approximately $1B plan to replace the Gerald Desmond Bridge on a design-build basis using the authority granted… Continue Reading