Baker Awarded Subcontract on Design of Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement in New York

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Baker Awarded Subcontract on Design of Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement in New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Michael Baker Engineering, Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), has been awarded a subcontract by HDR for the design of a portion of the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project in Rockland/Westchester Counties, New York. HDR is the lead designer for the design-builder, Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC, a joint venture of Fluor, American Bridge, Granite and Traylor Brothers.

The $2.0 million, eight-month subcontract involves the design of two curved three-span bridge units for the landmark structure. These units are two of twenty approach units that make up the total replacement for the Tappan Zee Bridge. Baker will be providing structural design for the substructure and superstructure for the two units.


"Baker is pleased to be assisting in the delivery of the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project which is vital to mobility in the region and an important key to New York's bright future," said Baker's Mike Sidani, P.E., vice president and project manager. "It is very exciting to be involved in this high-profile and challenging project."

Michael Baker Corporation (www.mbakercorp.com) provides engineering, design, planning and construction services for its clients' most complex challenges worldwide. The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defense, environmental, geospatial, homeland security, municipal & civil, oil & gas, rail & transit, telecommunications & utilities, transportation, urban development and water. With more than 3,000 employees in over 100 offices across the United States, Baker is focused on creating value by delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for infrastructure and the environment.



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