SPS was selected by the MBTA to complete the rehabilitation and replacement of track on the Lechmere Viaduct, an historic, 110 year old concrete arched structure. This project will provide a critical linkage to the stations being constructed as part of the Green Line Extension (GLX).
A project milestone has been reached on the I-495 Haverhill Bridge Replacement Project with the recent completion of phase 1. Northbound traffic is now traveling on the newly completed half of the northbound bridge; demolition of the existing northbound structure is underway.
Congratulations to the Haverhill Team on the completion of the Stage 1 Bridge Deck!
SPS New England, Inc. was thrilled to provide Silver Sponsorship and construction support to a privately funded public art project at MBTA’s South Station which showcases women’s contributions to the transportation industry. On behalf of WTS Boston Chapter, SPS served as general contractor to install hand-made glass mosaic map of Massachusetts and Boston Harbor which allows travelers to locate themselves (more…)
SPS Marine Facility and crane services were used to load Boston Harbor Cruises M/V Commander (240 FT OSV) with 395,000 pounds of equipment and supplies for an offshore project. Convenient access, ample yard space, crane service and the modern bulkhead space make the SPS Marine Facility a great choice to facilitate offshore mobilizations.
Press Release, June 26, 2021: Contractor SPS New England has completed placing steel beams across the Merrimack River in Haverhill that is expected to carry southbound Interstate 495 traffic by this fall.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation confirms the milestone crossing and plans daytime lane closings this week for work related to the $102 million twin bridge replacement project.
Read More: https://whav.net/2021/06/26/i-495-construction-update-southbound-steel-beams-complete-lane-closings-this-week/
SPS successfully replaced the Mass Ave Bridge over Commonwealth Ave in Boston’s Back Bay using Rapid Bridge Replacement techniques, 30 hours ahead of schedule. The operation began on Thursday night, May 10th and was slated for completion by Tuesday morning, May 15th. Due to excellent pre-planning and hard work by SPS crews, subcontractors, and the cooperation of MassDOT and the City of Boston, (more…)
SPS New England, Inc. has been selected by MassDOT to complete the Design Build contract to replace the existing bridges carrying I-495 traffic northbound and southbound over the Merrimack River in Haverhill, MA. Accelerated Bridge Construction Techniques will be used to minimize disruption and reduce construction duration. This project marks SPS’s 11th Design Build contract for MassDOT. View all Design Build Projects
SPS successfully helped to create the dedicated freight corridor that enables Massport to remove container trucks serving Conley Terminal from residential streets, while improving the operational efficiency of the terminal and the economic strength of the Port of Boston. SPS constructed the paved access road; a new bridge over an inlet of the Boston Harbor Reserved Channel; (more…)
The City of Boston hosted ships from around the world in July 2017, and the SPS Marine Division was contracted by Sail Boston organizers as one of the firms entrusted to construct temporary docks from which visitors could safely view the ships. The SPS Team drove temporary steel piles and placed flexifloats and shugart floats set with access ramps and handrails for the successful week-long event. (more…)