Skanska to Demolish and Rebuild Jamaica Bus Depot in Queens, New York for $480M

Skanska to Demolish and Rebuild Jamaica Bus Depot in Queens, New York for $480M

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 10-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it has signed a contract to build the new Jamaica Bus Depot in Queens, New York, USA for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the contract is worth 480 Million US Dollar, which is roughly 4.9 Billion SEK, this value will be included in the US order bookings for Q4 of 2022. The project will include design and construction of a new LEED certified bus depot facility, and also the demolition of the existing bus depot. The main aim is to build a new bus depot for the city of New York, which will help the city to enhance its transportation system.

Designed to accommodate the transition to a 100% electric bus fleet, the new one-story bus terminal will include 272 standard bus equivalent parking spaces, three bus washing lanes, two chassis washing stations, an interior bus washing station, fifteen maintenance bays and rooftop bus parking.

The work will additionally include the construction of a new three-story administrative building on the northwest end of the site that will connect to the new depot via an enclosed bridge.

Work is slated to commence in January 2023 with expected completion in December 2026.

For further information please contact:
Maritza Ferreira, VP Communications, Skanska USA, tel +1 (678) 492 2003
Matti Kataja, Acting Head of Media Relations and Public Affairs, Skanska AB,
tel +46 (0)10 449 67 98
Direct line for media, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 99

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SOURCE: Skanska AB


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