New York Canarsie Tunnel repair contract awarded
USA: Jacobs Engineering Group has awarded Hill International a subcontract for construction management services on the repair of the Canarsie Tunnel in New York. Announcing the award on May 31, Hill International said that the five-year contract is worth $5·8m. Hill will assist Jacobs with pre-construction and construction management.
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority is undertaking repairs to the tunnel, which carries the Subway L Line under the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn, following damage sustained from flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.