Contractor Skanska today announced it has been awarded a $386M (£245M) to refurbish part of the No. 7 Line subway between Times Square and West 25th Street in New York.
Improvements will include structural work, fire protection, traction power systems and track work for running tunnels, station cavern and four ventilation buildings along the alignment of the No 7 line extension.
The contract is a joint venture between Skanska and Railworks.Client is the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York. Work begins this month and is due for completion in 2014.