NYC Mayor Urges Albany to Pass Design-Build Legislation to Enable Critical Infrastructure Improvements
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio met with elected officials, business leaders and advocates in front of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) in downtown Brooklyn Friday, June 2nd to announce a $1.9 Billion investment in capital funds over the next five years to rehabilitate the sixty-year old triple-cantilever roadway. De Blasio stressed that NYC has “serious capital needs that cannot wait for an emergent crisis” and explained why Design-Build legislation is so critical to the success of upcoming NY infrastructure projects. “It is critical we attend to these needs right away and in the fastest and most cost-effective way possible”, de Blasio noted, “Design Build authority would save us time and money, which means our roadways would open sooner, emergency room wait times would decrease and the NYPD could begin training at their new facility.” Click on the link to learn more about upcoming NYC capital projects and the City’s commitment to using Design-Build on these necessary infrastructure improvements. Read More.