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OHLA to improve accessibility at 13 stations of New York City Subway System

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded OHLA´s subsidiary company, Judlau Contracting, the design-build contract to improve accessibility at 13 stations of the New York City Subway System. The contract is valued at €528 million.

OHLA to improve accessibility at 13 stations of New York City Subway System

Judlau Contracting will install 18 new elevators adapted to people with reduced mobility and four ramps as well as perform other upgrades and repair work at 13 stations. The project involves work at four stations in both Manhattan and Queens, three in Brooklyn, one in the Bronx, and one in Staten Island. In addition to the civil work, Judlau will also install new electrical and communications equipment, architectural finishes, platform edges and accessible boarding zones, among other aspects.

This project belongs to Package 5 — Design-Build services for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) — and is the fifth in a series of projects to improve accessibility throughout the subway system.

Projects in the United States

This awarding is in addition to other contracts that Judlau Contracting is performing in the United States. In the New York City subway, the company is serving as the design-build contractor on Package 1, which also comprises the installation of 18 elevators and other upgrades that will provide full accessibility to eight stations located throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

Besides this work, the company is in charge of the design-build services in Brooklyn, where it performs accessibility upgrades at the Borough Hall Station. Other of its projects are the improvements to renew five stations on the Flushing Line in Queens, and the structural repairs to bridges and elevated structures on the Dyre Avenue and White Plains Road subway lines in the Bronx.




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