Los Angeles Harbor Commission Awards $95.5 Million In Contracts
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners expanded its vision for Worldport LA, awarding four major contracts totaling $95.5 million. The contracts are as follows: $54.4 million for an on-dock intermodal railyard; $34.7 million for a new lift bridge; $3.5 million for steel pipe piles to support the new bridge and improve Port traffic; and $2.9 million for maintenance dredging. The $54.5 million contract was awarded to Shawnan Corp. in Downey, Calif., for backland improvements on Terminal Island, a major component of the new 230-acre container facility being constructed for American President Lines, Ltd.
The Commission awarded the $34.7 million contract to Kajima Engineering and Construction in Pasadena, Calif., to remove an existing bridge and replace it with a state-ofthe- art lift bridge.
D.P.Nicoli Inc. of Tualatin, Ore., won the $3.5 million contract for the manufacture and delivery of steel pipe piles.
Finally, Manson Construction and Engineering Co., of Long Beach, Calif., was awarded $2.9 million for maintenance dredging at the Port, in order to maintain adequate water depth for vessels berthing at cargo terminals.