The Widening of the Van Wyck Expressway Project

The Van Wyck Expressway (VWE), I-678, is the major gateway into and out of JFK International Airport. It was originally constructed in the early 1950s and is unable to handle current and projected traffic volumes. Congestion and delays are extensive and exist for many hours of the day. This project will widen the VWE by …

Reaching out to Canada: The Gordie Howe International Bridge Project

The Gordie Howe International Bridge Project, which will connect Canada to the United States over the Detroit River, is officially underway as of July 17, 2018. U.S. and Canadian officials broke ground in the Delray area of Detroit to symbolize moving forward with the project, which has been the target of political strife over the …

Bridging a Gap and Naming it Too

If you’ve ever had to commute across a river, it’s likely that you’ve become familiar with traveling over bridges (unless you’re Walt Whitman, who takes the ferry) – but would you be able to identify what types of bridges you’ve crossed, other than by their names? Here’s a list (compiled by Historyofbridges.com) of some of …

Spuyten Duyvil Bridge Inspection Project

Superstorm Sandy damaged Spuyten Duyvil Bridge’s mechanical and electrical systems with high levels of loads and debris. As a subconsultant to Hardesty & Hanover, KC was part of the structural and mechanical team performing an in-depth inspection of the existing structure, platforms, and fender protection of this mechanical bridge. KC also provided the structural steel …

KC Team Wins $42.4 Million Design-Build Project

Congratulations to the KC Team, including Design-Builder ECCO III Enterprises, Inc., for being selected as the Best Value Team for the NYSDOT’s D900034 Region 8 Bridge Replacement (Ulster County) Design-Build project! This large project required long hours and detailed work from dozens of KC employees spanning three offices, and now that our team has been …