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Thursday, 01 September 2016 14:07

Grout at Macombs Dam Bridge

Most recently the New York region of Nicholson Construction has been working with the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) to strengthen the bridge pier foundation at Macombs Dam Bridge. The swing bridge is located over the Harlem River between Manhattan and the Bronx, and is a main route to and from Yankee Stadium. It originally opened in 1895, making it the third oldest bridge in New York City, and it was designated a historic landmark back in January 1992.


Nicholson Construction was recently awarded the secant pile wall contract for the Maline Creek combined sewer overflow (CSO) facility project in St Louis, Missouri. The facility, which will collect CSO from three outfalls, is located in northern St. Louis, within the Bissell Point Service Area.


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Nicholson Construction Company has been selected by the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) as part of the team led by USS Cal Builders to inject chemical grout into ten loose soil zones in three separate locations causing distress in embankments along the Route 133/5 Separation in Sacramento, California. These locations, which carry up to 45,000 vehicles each day, will be strengthened as a significant part of the overall $12 million freeway interchange project.


Nicholson Construction Company will be making seismic improvements at Woodrow Wilson Classical High School in the Long Beach Unified School System using chemical grouting.

Nicholson Construction Company will begin work on the Dugway Storage Tunnel (DST) as a part of an overall program by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) to improve the control of combined sewer overflows in the Greater Cleveland service area.

After a ten-month, 5,200 foot long underground journey, Dorsey the ten-foot diameter Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) made his much anticipated appearance on Fisher Island last month.

Nicholson Construction Company has moved their headquarters from Cuddy, Pennsylvania, to the Zenith Ridge II Building at Southpointe in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Nicholson Construction recently completed emergency repair work to an unstable pier supporting a bridge on INDOT’s Interstate 65. These repairs enabled a 37-mile section of the highway’s northbound lanes to be reopened after a four-week closure.

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 13:18

New office opening for Nicholson Construction !

Nicholson Construction Company is expanding their West Coast operations with the opening of an office in California. is glad to present Nicholson Construction's Corporate Brochure: Versatile Geotechnical Contractors. The online illustrated brochure highlights company's experience and capabilities and describes in details how geotechnical construction techniques are applied in specific industries.

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