The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has awarded a joint venture of Skanska and Manafort Brothers a contract worth US $212m to replace northbound Interstate 95 (I-95) viaduct in Providence, Rhode Island.
Scope of work
The design-build project, located in the heart of downtown Providence, will optimize traffic operations by replacing the viaduct, and associated ramp and overpass structures. The contract includes staged bridge demolition and construction, bridge preservation, roadway reconstruction, etc. The Providence Viaduct spans the Woonasquatucket River, Amtrak Northeast Corridor, city roads, and interchange ramps.
Construction began in July 2020 and is scheduled for completion in December 2024.