Contract 1 - Northern Interchange
Contract 1 is the first of eight contracts in the $2.25 billion project. It was awarded to Salt City Constructors, LLC as a design-build contract that will focus on constructing the northern interchange of Business Loop 81 (BL 81) and Interstate 81 (I-81) and reconstructing the new section of I-81 (formerly I-481) between Kirkville Road and the New York State Thruway (I-90).
The scope of work includes but is not limited to the following:
- Widening of BL 81 (former I-81) northbound and southbound within the interchange area of I-81/I-481 northern interchange
- Reconstruction of the existing I-81/I-481 northern interchange
- Reconstruction and widening of the new section of I-81 (former I-481) between Interchange 8 (Northern Boulevard) to Interchange 9 (existing I-81/I-481/NY Route 481 interchange)
- Construction of a third northbound (auxiliary) lane between Kirkville Road (Interchange 5 northbound on-ramp) and I-90 (Interchange 6 northbound off-ramp)
Salt City Constructors, LLC is comprised of three separate contractors consisting of Lancaster Development and Tully Construction Co., LLC dba L&T Construction, D.A. Collins Construction Co., Inc. and Cold Spring Construction Co., Inc.
Contract 1 Images
I-81 and BL 81 Northern Interchange in Cicero looking NorthEast
I-81 and BL 81 Northern Interchange in Cicero looking South
I-81 and BL 81 Northern Interchange in Cicero looking North
I-81 and BL 81 Nothern Interchange in Cicero looking West