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NJ Alliance for Action Recognizes $5B in Leading Capital Construction Projects

The New Jersey Alliance for Action today honored 18 major capital construction projects at an annual ceremony, held virtually with an audience of over 300 business, government and labor leaders in attendance. The event was New Jersey’s Leading Capital Construction Projects; an annual event of the organization.

The projects, all of which are currently underway but not yet completed, reflect the most impactful of current daily activities in major construction and infrastructure initiatives in the state. The projects honored cover mass transit, healthcare, academia, aviation, water supply, bridges, gas, electric, and other categories (the projects are listed below).

Projects Honored w/Location:

  • Walt Whitman Bridge Corridor Reconstruction/Camden County and Pennsylvania
  • Morristown Medical Center Combined Heat and Power Plant Morris County
  • NJIT Maple Hall – Warren Street Essex County
  • Newark Liberty Airport – Rehabilitation of Runway 4R-22L Essex County
  • George Washington Bridge – Main Span Upper-Level Structural Steel Rehabilitation (Finger Joints) Bergen County
  • Portal North Bridge Construction Phase/Bergen County
  • Perth Amboy Rail Station/Middlesex County
  • Lyndhurst Rail Station/Bergen County
  • Paulsboro Marine Terminal/Gloucester County
  • New Jersey Wind Port/Salem County
  • Princeton University Lake Campus/Mercer County
  • Rutgers University Jack and Sheryl Morris Cancer Center/Middlesex County
  • Raritan Millstone Ammonia System Upgrades/Somerset County
  • Cape May Substation/Cape May County
  • SHARP II – Brigantine Bridge Redundancy Project/Atlantic County
  • Wittpenn Bridge Contract 4/Hudson County
  • Rt 295/42 “Missing Moves”/Camden County
  • Rt 76, Bridge over Klemm Avenue, Conrail, and South Branch of Newton Creek, Contract 1/Camden County

“New Jersey is in an infrastructure ‘Renaissance’,” said Alliance for Action President Jerry Keenan. “The work honored today is responsible for nearly $5 billion in capital spending. The work touches every corner of the state, and combined they are responsible for tens of thousands of people going to work today – and for every day the rest of 2022 and beyond.”

The projects honored also recognized the efforts of more than 140 organizations making them a reality, including labor unions, contractors, designers, engineers, and others, as well as the project’s actual sponsors.

“The projects honored today are responsible for great numbers of employment among our trade members”, said Thomas Sullivan, president of the Bergen County Building and Construction Trades Council and vice chairman of the Bergen County Board of Commissioners.

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