The Shaw Group Inc. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana recently announced that it has been selected by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority to perform construction management and inspections services for the Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program as part of a five-year, $2.5 billion program for the New Jersey Turnpike that will add 170 lane miles through 11 communities and three counties in central New Jersey.

The Shaw Group Inc. which received a contract from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority will oversee and manage all construction activities. The project focuses primarily on the Turnpike section from the Pearl Harbor Memorial Turnpike Extension also referred to as Interchange 6 to the existing roadway near Interchange 8A making utility improvements and widening 2.3 miles of the Turnpike at Interchange 7A, which includes 13 bridge structures requiring new construction, modification or replacement.

The value of the contract has not yet been disclosed.