Biggest Construction Contract for September 11 Memorial

Yesterday the Port Authority awarded the largest single construction contract for the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center to Navillus Contracting in Long Island City, City Room reported.

Navillus, which is new to ground zero, joined with Bovis Lend Lease to bid on the $103.9 million concrete contract. Navillus will supply 36,000 cubic yards of concrete to build slabs, decks, walls and the enclosures of the waterfalls and pools that will mark the site of the twin towers, and 9,000 cubic yards of concrete for adjacent underground areas, according to City Room.

Steel erection for the $530 million memorial is scheduled to begin this summer.