Tutor Perini Corporation has been awarded two contracts by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) for portions of the East Side Access (ESA) project, collectively valued at approximately $844 million.
The company’s subsidiary, Frontier-Kemper Constructors, was selected by the MTA as the best overall technical proposer and best value for the Manhattan North Structures for the ESA project contract, valued at approximately $294 million. The scope of work consists of fabrication and construction of the permanent structural concrete lining, interior structures and fit-out for caverns and tunnels previously excavated by other contractors beneath and to the north of Grand Central Terminal. Five Star Electric and Superior Gunite, Tutor Perini’s specialty contracting subsidiaries, will perform certain portions of the work and construction is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2014 and be completed in 2017.
Tutor Perini was also selected by the MTA for the Systems Facilities Package No. 1 contract for the ESA project, valued at approximately $550 million. Work under this contract will be performed in the Long Island Rail Road Grand Central Terminal terminus station and the tunnels connecting Harold Interlocking, a switching station in Queens, to Grand Central Terminal. Tutor Perini will be responsible for coordinating overall systems integration and for interfacing with various systems provided by other contractors. Five Star Electric will perform some work and construction is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2014 and be completed in 2020.