AECOM Technology, a provider of technical and management support services, announced that a joint venture between AECOM, its Tishman Construction arm, and STV, has been awarded a $19-million contract by the Moynihan Station Development Corporation in partnership with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ).
Under the contract, the joint venture will provide construction management services and rail expertise for the first phase of Moynihan Station construction in Manhattan.
The contract scope includes design reviews, complex construction staging, coordination between three operating railroads, construction supervision of platform ventilation work, pedestrian concourse improvements and facility planning. AECOM’s aggregate fee, including its Tishman Construction operation, is approximately US$11 million.
“AECOM is excited to partner with Moynihan Station Development Corporation and the Port Authority,” said AECOM chairman John M. Dionisio.
“We look forward to leveraging our deep experience in managing large, complex station and rail projects, along with our construction management expertise, to drive the completion of a transit station that will alleviate congestion in one of the country’s busiest transportation hubs.”
The project’s first phase includes the expansion and enhancement of the 33rd Street Connector between Pennsylvania (Penn) Station and the West End Concourse, which lies under the grand staircase of the Farley Post Office building on Eighth Avenue; the extension and widening of the West End Concourse to serve nine of Penn Station’s 11 platforms; new vertical access points and passenger circulation space; and entrances into the West End Concourse through the 31st and 33rd Street corners of the Farley building.
Phase 1 is slated for completion during 2016. Planning is underway for phase two, which includes a grand hall in the center of the Farley building.