Tom Lewis, Louis Berger U.S. division president, speaks to ACEC - Engineering Inc. about Louis Berger’s ongoing Temporary Power Mission, including a pro-bono solar hybrid demonstration project and microgrid solutions in Puerto Rico.
Louis Berger is providing project management services to the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation for the engineering, procurement and construction of the Versova-Bandra Sea Link. This innovate highway will reduce traffic congestion in Mumbai, India’s commercial capital, by connecting the suburbs of Versova and Bandra. The sea link will include a cable-stayed bridge and four navigation spans.
Louis Berger is the consultant for the 18-kilometer Bandra-Versova sea link, which expected to reduce the Bandra-Versova travel time to around 10 minutes. Construction is likely to begin in October and is expected to be complete by 2023.
A joint venture of Louis Berger Group and CEMOSA, an engineering firm of Malaga, Spain, has been awarded a $366.5 million management-services contract for the expansion of Palma de Mallorca International Airport in Baleares Islands, Spain.
Louis Berger sent more than 900 staff and contractors to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, as large swaths of Puerto Rico were left without power. The company’s established track record of disaster relief has included rebuilding efforts following the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and Super Typhoon Yolanda in 2013.
Kshitish Nadgauda, Louis Berger senior vice president and managing director for Asia, speaks to New Building Materials & Construction World about Louis Berger’s expertise in executing complex infrastructure projects in India.
On behalf of New York City, Louis Berger is restoring a degraded urban wetland on Staten Island, the Saw Mill Creek Pilot Wetland Mitigation Bank, to demonstrate a viable economic strategy to restore an impaired wetland habitat and improve resiliency in the city’s sensitive coastal areas.
Louis Berger Power formally announced a joint venture with Riyadh-based KFB Holding Group through a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed at the Saudi-US CEO Forum, held in New York City. The MoU recognizes the shared objective of Louis Berger Power and KFB Holding Group to offer power engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), offering new ideas and power technologies for greater efficiency, productivity and outreach in remote and off-grid locations.
In a joint venture, Louis Berger and partner Egis are tasked with producing the design study for the Ultimate Urban Circulator project, a driverless vehicle transportation system in Jacksonville, Florida. This project, the second in the U.S. for the Louis Berger-Egis joint venture, is the first-ever project in which a people-mover transportation system is to be replaced by driverless shuttles.
Louis Berger has been awarded a project management and construction management services contract as part of a consortium for Mumbai Metro Line 4 by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority. The $2.26 million project will include a 20-mile elevated corridor with 32 stations and will connect Wadala in central Mumbai to Kasarvadavali. It is expected to reduce travel time between Wadala to Kasarvadavali by as much as 75 percent.