Photo Courtesy of New York State Thruway Authority Bid proposals for the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project were submitted by three of the four shortlisted teams on July 27. One of the four teams contending for the estimated $5-billion Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project in New York State chose not to submit a bid at the last moment.Three of the four teams shortlisted for the project officially submitted their bids to the New York State Thruway Authority on July 27. The fourth team, Hudson River Bridge Constructors, cancelled its bid unexpectedly, triggering some confusion among team members.Hudson River Bridge Constructors
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.