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Kiewit-Shea JV nabs $1B Baltimore Amtrak tunnel contract

February 7, 2024

Amtrak selected the Kiewit and J.F. Shea Construction joint venture to build the Frederick Douglass Tunnel in Baltimore, the rail agency announced in a Feb. 6 press release. It’s the second of three major components in an $6 billion program to replace the 150-year-old Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel.

Omaha, Nebraska-based Kiewit and Walnut, California-headquartered J.F. Shea will deliver the pair of rail tunnels through a construction manager at-risk delivery method, per the release.

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