Sterling Announces Transportation Solutions Segment Awards for $34 Million
THE WOODLANDS, TX
October 27, 2022
Sterling Infrastructure, Inc. (NasdaqGS: STRL) (“Sterling” or “the Company”) today announced that its subsidiary, Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company, LLC (RLW) has been awarded two new projects in Idaho totaling in excess of $34 million. The awards are a combination of the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) infrastructure improvements and a design-build concrete package project.
The ITD project upgrade and expansion of the I-86 freeway system through Pocatello, ID is part of the Governor’s “Leading Idaho” initiative to address Idaho’s rapid population growth. The project includes widening the westbound I-86 bridge over the existing rail line to increase capacity to three-lanes with widened shoulders for improved safety.
The design build concrete package project scope includes work for the expansion of a food processing facility. This project is expected to continue through mid-2023.
“Our Transportation Solutions segment continues to secure projects consistent with our strategic initiatives of pursuing select, high-quality work,” stated Joe Cutillo, Sterling’s CEO. “We are honored to be a part of the “Leading Idaho” plan that addresses the state’s infrastructure needs and encourages economic developments. RLW is a leading innovator in heavy civil construction. Their customer-centric solutions, along with their efforts to partner with the design teams, will deliver infrastructure improvements to increase safety, alleviate traffic congestions and support Idaho’s efforts to continue its record economic trajectory.”
Sterling operates through a variety of subsidiaries within three segments specializing in E-Infrastructure, Transportation and Building Solutions in the United States (the “U.S.”), primarily across the Southern, Northeastern, Mid-Atlantic and the Rocky Mountain States, California and Hawaii, as well as other areas with strategic construction opportunities. E-Infrastructure Solutions projects develop advanced, large-scale site development systems and services for data centers, e-commerce distribution centers, warehousing, transportation, energy and more. Transportation Solutions includes infrastructure and rehabilitation projects for highways, roads, bridges, airports, ports, light rail, water, wastewater and storm drainage systems. Building Solutions projects include residential and commercial concrete foundations for single-family and multi-family homes, parking structures, elevated slabs and other concrete work. From strategy to operations, we are committed to sustainability by operating responsibly to safeguard and improve society’s quality of life. Caring for our people and our communities, our customers and our investors – that is The Sterling Way.
Joe Cutillo, CEO, “We build and service the infrastructure that enables our economy to run, our people to move and our country to grow.”
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