Skanska drives off with US$834m I-405 corridor improvement contract

By Neil Gerrard05 September 2023

Contractor Skanska has won an $834 million contract with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to expand a section of the I-405 corridor in Bothell, Washington, USA.

The deal involves expanding and making operational and multimodal improvements to 7.2km (4.5 miles) of the I-405 corridor in Bothell.

The purpose of the I-405, Brickyard to SR 527 Improvement Project is to create a dual express toll lane (ETL) system from south of the I-405/SR 522 interchange to the I-405/SR 527 interchange.

This project involves building new lanes, direct access ramps, interchange improvements, infrastructure in support of Stride Bus Rapid Transit program, and new fish passage culverts within the project vicinity.

Construction is set to start in November 2023 and with expected completion in late 2028.

Skanska said it would include the new contract in its US order bookings for the third quarter of 2023.

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