I-95 Piscataqua River Bridge Rehabilitation Project Wins Multiple Awards

Congratulations to the SPS Team and many dedicated subcontractors!

The award-winning I-95 Piscataqua River Bridge Rehabilitation project was a resounding success thanks to the efforts of the entire team including SPS New England, Inc. and T.Y. Lin International

From T.Y. Lin International:

“This project accomplished a major rehabilitation on perhaps the most important bridge in Maine and New Hampshire while maintaining traffic throughout. TYLin recognizes that a project of this magnitude would not have been completed on schedule, with no contractor claims, and with minimal impact on the traveling public if it were not for the dedication, teamwork, and “can do” attitude of all involved.

Special thanks go to Maine Department of Transportation, New Hampshire Department of Transportation, and the MTA for their coordination and cooperation with the project design team, and we are grateful for the excellent construction management team assembled by MaineDOT to oversee the project. TYLin appreciates SPS New England, Inc. prioritizing this project and working alongside the construction management and design teams to achieve success. The project was truly a cooperative effort, and the award recognition received is something for which the entire team can be proud.”

I-495 Haverhill Bridge Replacement Over Merrimack River Project Wins CMAA Award

We are pleased to announce the team of MassDOT – SPS – HNTB received an award from CMAA New England for the successful replacement of two long-span I-495 bridges over the Merrimack River in Haverhill, MA. The team was congratulated for its spirit of partnership that led to completing the project on-time in spite of the COVID pandemic.

Construction worker, news photographer among those who helped rescue woman from fiery crash on I-93 in New Hampshire

A special shout out to SPS’s own Spencer Quartarone for his quick action and bravery yesterday evening.

Spencer told WCVB, “I just grabbed my hammer, ran up, smashed the window. They couldn’t get the door open, I guess. I just reacted and pulled her out.”

Read the full article here: https://buff.ly/46hqx22

SPS recognized Spencer Quartarone for his quick action and bravery assisting a fellow motorist. Spencer sacrificed himself and his tools to rescue the driver from her burning vehicle, and we were honored to gift him with an awesome set of new tools. Spencer’s heroic act deserved recognition, and we are proud to have him as part of the SPS Team.

SPS and Bond Civil & Utility Logan Airport Terminal C Joint Venture Project Recap (Video)

The Bond Civil & Utility – SPS New England Joint Venture is excited to share this video recapping a major milestone at Logan International Airport.

In the fall, the Terminal C Roadways project at Logan International Airport for The Massachusetts Port Authority successfully demolished two structures, installed the final bridge span, and re-opened a new roadway to Terminal C, working around the clock in only nine days.

Thank you to our Joint Venture partners Bond Civil Construction all craft employees and subcontractors involved who performed their work safely and on schedule; and our subcontractors, notably Select Demo, Atlantic Bridge and Engineering, Baycrane, Brox Industries, and Markings, Inc.

A special thanks to Windwood Productions LLC for working with the Joint Venture to produce this video.

I-95 and Dedham Street Canton, MA Project Complete

SPS is proud to announce the completion of another project for our valued client at MassDOT in Canton, along I-95 and Dedham St. This $50M project was years in the making and added a new off-ramp from I-95, replaced five bridges, upgraded public utilities, and improved a 1 Mile stretch of roadway.

This monumental task required crews to work seven days a week for months on end to meet the project completion date.

Congratulations and THANK YOU to all the dedicated SPS employees, subs and suppliers who worked together to deliver another Successful Project.

Special thanks to Phitted Media for producing this video.

SPS and RCC Green Line Surge Project

SPS forces deployed within the Boston Common to perform repairs to the tunnel roof above the MBTA Boylston Station. The work included on-track shoring of the existing tunnel ceiling in coordination with the overhead power and catenary.

As part of the Green Line Surge project SPS headed up the effort to perform concrete repairs within the MBTA Copley Station.

Crews performed crack injection and leak sealing work along an inaccessible stretch of the isolated MBTA D-Branch and then the busy, confined historical downtown tunnel corridor. SPS continues to respond quickly to the call for transit infrastructure repairs.

SPS and Railroad Construction Company (RCC) crews completed over 2,000 feet of rail and tie replacement. In the station platform pit areas, the team completed concrete and rubber insert installations.

SPS Celebrates Women in Construction Week

SPS celebrated Women in Construction Week this week by honoring the strength and knowledge of the women on the SPS team and the vital role they play in shaping the future of the construction industry.

The week began with a lunch and learn put on by the SPS Structures Maintenance Department. Presenters provided an overview of the past year of work by the SPS team and where SPS is headed for the future.

On Friday, SPS celebrated the culmination of #WICweek with the remarkable women from both the field and the office visiting job sites and sharing insights. Together, we’re redefining the landscape of construction, one site visit at a time!

Thank you to all who coordinated and participated in this year’s #WICweek.

Maintenance Department Visits Belden G. Bly Drawbridge Project

The SPS Maintenance Department visited the Belden G. Bly Drawbridge Project in Lynn/Saugus, MA this week to learn more about what the construction project team has been working on. Project Executive Jack Pecora and Project Superintendent Jim Jones gave a presentation about what has been accomplished thus far and what’s to come. A lot of great questions from all as well as sharing of insights and knowledge. Another great example of different departments at SPS all working together on the SPS Team!

I-495 Haverhill Bridge Replacement Over Merrimack River Project Wins ACEC-MA Gold Award

We are pleased to announce that the team of MassDOT – SPS New England – HNTB earned a Gold Recognition Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC-MA) 2024 Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition for the successful replacement of two long-span I-495 bridges over the Merrimack River in Haverhill, MA. The ACEC-MA Recognition Award is a prestigious distinction honoring projects demonstrating exceptional engineering excellence.