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Johnson Avenue Yard Project Wins ENR New York Award

Long Island Rail Road Design-Build Johnson Avenue Yard project - Gannett Fleming.

Workers install the Johnson Avenue Yard's new high-voltage power and communication conduit.

(New York, N.Y.)

Engineering News-Record (ENR) New York honored the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Design-Build Johnson Avenue Yard project with a Best Projects 2017 Award of Merit in the Airport/Transit category.

Gannett Fleming’s Ken Cho, PE, ENV SP, led resident engineering services for construction management of the LIRR Johnson Avenue Yard reconfiguration on the south side of busy Jamaica Station in Queens, N.Y. Completed in 2016, the improvements laid the groundwork for construction of a new station passenger platform. Stantec Consulting Services is the engineer of record for the project.

Project Manager Chuck Norrish, PE, vice president and Northeast Region construction manager, will accept the award at the Best Projects 2017 awards banquet on Sept. 27 in New York City. The Johnson Avenue Yard project also earned a Platinum Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York in the 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards.

Learn more about this design-build project in Forces of Change and on the Gannett Fleming website.

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