Nicholson Awarded Earth Retention Contract for Seattle Light Rail Project

Nicholson Construction Company

Nicholson Construction CompanyPITTSBURGH, PA – January 15, 2010 – Nicholson was awarded a subcontract by Traylor Bros./Frontier-Kemper JV that includes temporary shoring and the construction of the permanent reinforced concrete diaphragm walls for the a new light rail station near the University of Washington’s Husky Stadium in Seattle. The project owner is Sound Transit and the work will be completed in a joint venture with Condon-Johnson & Associates.

Contract U220 is part of the University Link project, a 3.15 mile light rail extension between Downtown Seattle and the University of Washington. Contract U220 includes the construction of the two 18-foot-diameter, 11,400-footlong tunnels and the new University of Washington and Capitol Hill Stations.

About Nicholson Construction Company:

Nicholson is a versatile geotechnical contractor specializing in deep foundations, earth retention, ground treatment, and ground improvement. As the North American business unit of Soletanche Bachy, one of the world’s leading
geotechnical contractors, we are part of a global network of geotechnical resources and expertise. We work in a wide range of industries and environments, from power plants and dams, to bridges and skyscrapers. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Nicholson has eight offices around the country to address each region’s unique geotechnical construction needs.

Contact Info

Contact: Brian O’Gara, Business Development Coordinator
Phone: 412-221-4500

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