CHESHIRE, CT – The Lane Construction Corporation, the U.S. subsidiary of Webuild Group, and the builders of a safer and more connected America, has been awarded a $96,000,000 contract for a bridge replacement job in Kershaw County, South Carolina.
Commissioned by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), the contract is for replacing the east and westbound bridges of I-20 over the Wateree River; one overflow bridge on eastbound I-20 and rehabilitating two additional overflow bridges (both east and westbound). All bridges were constructed in the 1970s and are at the end of their service life requiring a combination of replacement and repair. The project also includes improving the roadway approaches to meet current design standards for roadway safety.
Lane has been shaping more livable communities and contributing to a better future in the Carolinas for decades. It currently has over a billion dollars worth of active projects in the region: the $182 million I-85 Widening Phase III in South Carolina, and the following in North Carolina: the $403 million extension of NC-540 Triangle Expressway through Wake and Johnston Counties; the $288 million I-40/I-77 interchange in Iredell County; the $236 million road widening of I-40 in Orange County; and the $346 million contract to design and build improvements to the oldest section of I-440 in Wake County.
About Lane Construction
The Lane Construction Corporation is one of America’s leading construction companies, specializing in large, complex civil infrastructure. For over 130 years, it has contributed to the development of the country’s transportation systems including the Interstate Highway and a vast network of roads, bridges, airports, metros, and railways. Lane specializes in sustainable mobility, tunneling, and water resources to address sustainable development and climate change adaptation challenges. It is also a pioneer in project delivery methods and the use of design-build and public-private partnerships. Lane projects include the C-43 West Basin Storage Reservoir in Florida, an Everglades restoration effort; the I-10 Corridor Express Lanes in California; the Ship Canal Water Quality Project in Seattle, Washington; and the 495 Express Lanes Northern Extension (NEXT) project in Washington, D.C. Based in Cheshire, Connecticut, it is wholly owned by Webuild, a global infrastructure group. For more information, visit www.laneconstruct.com.
About Webuild Group
Webuild is a global leader in the design and construction of large, complex projects in the sectors of sustainable mobility (rail, metro, bridges, roads, ports), hydropower (dams, power plants), water (treatment and desalination plants, wastewater management, irrigation dams) and green buildings (civil and industrial buildings, airports, stadiums, hospitals). It supports clients in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) established by the United Nations. The recognised leader in infrastructure for the water sector, it operates in 50 countries, generating 70 percent of its revenues from international markets. It has 83,000 direct and indirect employees from 100 nationalities, and a supply chain of more than 17,500 businesses. In its 117 years of applied engineering on more than 3,200 projects, the Group has built 14,118 kilometres of rail and metro lines, 82,509 kilometres of roads and highways, 1,018 kilometres of bridges and viaducts, 3,396 kilometres of tunnels, and 313 dams and hydropower plants. Projects include the Genoa San Giorgio Bridge, the second Panama Canal, the Lake Mead Third Intake hydraulic project near Las Vegas in the United States, the Airport Line in Perth, Australia and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. Projects under construction include the Brenner Base Tunnel, Line 4 of the Milan metro system, the Terzo Valico dei Giovi-Nodo di Genova in Italy, and the North East Link of Melbourne in Australia. In 2022, the Group had revenues of €8.2 billion, total orders worth more than €53 billion, and projects that will help reduce annual CO2 emissions by 25 million tonnes. Webuild, subject to the direction and coordination of Salini Costruttori S.p.A., is headquartered in Italy and is listed on the Milan stock exchange (WBD; WBD.MI; WBD:IM). Since 2021, it is member of the MIB ESG, the index of Italian companies with the best ESG practices. For more information, visit www.webuildgroup.com.