The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has suspended FIGG Bridge Engineers Inc. from taking part in any federally funded tasks and has proposed a ten-12 months debarment period of time for the firm, according to U.S. Section of Transportation correspondence. The company’s suspension went into effect July 14.
The letter from USDOT Acting Inspector General Howard R. “Skip” Elliott to lawmakers explained the FHWA was taking the action from FIGG “to secure the community desire.” He explained the agency’s conclusion was based on FIGG’s conduct similar to the Florida Global College (FIU) bridge collapse in Miami in March 2018.
The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) has selected the joint undertaking crew of Skanska, Corman Kokosing Development and McLean Contracting to style and design and make a new $463 million bridge in excess of the Potomac River connecting southern Maryland and northeastern Virginia. AECOM is the project’s guide designer.
Development will start off following month on the 1.nine mile-prolonged, four-lane bridge in excess of U.S. Route 301 that will swap the Governor Harry W. Wonderful Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge, which is employed by about 18,000 vehicles day-to-day. The 12-foot-large lanes with 2-foot shoulders will double capability and strengthen