Tysons, VA – Skanska USA, a leading global development and construction firm, announces the opening of a new office for its Civil operations located at 8521 Leesburg Pike in Vienna, Virginia. The 3,129-square-foot office will support ongoing Skanska civil projects in the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as the pursuit of new opportunities.
“There is currently tremendous focus on advancing investments in infrastructure projects such as urban roads, interstate highways, bridges, tunnels, public transit and the passenger rail systems both nationally and in the Mid-Atlantic region,” said Don Fusco, president and CEO of Skanska’s USA Civil operations. “We are known for our world-class construction services within the civil sector and look forward to supporting strategic initiatives in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC.”
In the Mid-Atlantic region, Skanska built the First Street Tunnel, 11th Street Bridge and adjacent interchanges, infrastructure in Washington, D.C. as well as the Elizabeth River Tunnels project between Norfolk and Portsmouth, VA. Skanska is currently working on the replacement for the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge, which connects Newburg, MD and Dahlgren, VA, the Track 22 Reconstruction Project at Washington Union Station and the Amtrak Baltimore Penn Station Next Generation High-Speed Rail Infrastructure Renovations project.
“Skanska has an extensive and rich history of delivering some of the Mid-Atlantic region’s most high-profile, notable and complex civil projects.” said Michael Viggiano, executive vice president of Skanska. “With our new, dedicated office in Tysons we can more effectively support Skanska’s Civil operations in the region and provide a strong platform for growth.”
As a leader in heavy civil transportation and nationally ranked by ENR magazine Skanska is the 2nd largest rail and mass transit contractor in the United States. Its legacy in the Mid-Atlantic region dates back the 1970’s when Skanska worked for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority building rail yards, tunnels and stations for the new Metro system.
Skanska also has operations for its Commercial Development and Building business units in the greater Washington, D.C. region.