ECCO SAFETY

At ECCO, safety is our continuing commitment. The entire ECCO organization is safety-conscious, from principals to field workers. And our rigorous safety program with quarterly general meetings and weekly job-site meetings - has reduced accidents to a minimum, and kept projects proceeding smoothly.

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ECCO PEOPLE

A business is as good as its people, and ECCO has some of the best in the business. With ECCO's diversified talent base of graduate and professional engineers, CPAs, business and management specialists, your project benefits from sound, balanced decisions. ECCO construction employees are well grounded in all project management skills, including estimating, scheduling, cost control, and field supervision before they assume responsibility for a project. By using our own highly experienced field forces, we can ensure performance of our work.

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News Section

ECCO III is Best-Value Designee for Kew Gardens Interchange, Contract 2B!

Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in General News
The New York State Department of Transportation, Region 11, has selected ECCO III Enterprises, Inc. as the Best-Value Contractor for Contract D263208: The Kew Gardens Interchange, Contract 2B, Van Wyck Expressway Between Hoover Avenue and 72nd Avenue in Queens, NY! The Project is designed to improve the interchange by replacing the southbound Van Wyck Expressway (VWE) Viaduct over the Grand Central Parkway interchange, as well as the southbound VWE to westbound Utopia Parkway (Ramp KA). The work also includes modifications to the southbound VWE to the westbound Jackie Robinson Parkway, the addition of an auxiliary lane on the VWE southbound ... Read more »

PROJECT UPDATE: D900025 – ECCO III Completes Two Major Contract Milestones Ahead of Schedule!

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 in General News
The Region 8 Bundled Bridges project includes two contractual detours tied to contract milestones with very aggressive schedules.  ECCO III recently completed both of these Project milestones ahead of schedule! ECCO III was permitted by the contract to close the Route 208 Bridge over Moodna Creek for a period of 43 days, detouring traffic onto local roads while the bridge superstructure was completely demolished, removed, and replaced. To accomplish the work, ECCO III worked double and triple shifts, six days per week, and was able to open the bridge two full days ahead of the contract milestone. ECCO III maintained ... Read more »

ECCO III Selected for Region 8 Bridge Replacement Design-Build Project in Ulster County, NY

Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2016 in General News
ECCO III Enterprises, in association with KC Engineering and Land Surveying, PC, was selected by the New York State Department of Transportation to design and construct the Region 8 Bridge Replacement Project in Ulster County, New York.  The ECCO III team was selected after receiving the highest score on the technical proposal and by demonstrating best-value through innovative approaches and commitment to the Project goals. The project aims to improve the resiliency of two bridge crossings: one carrying Route 209 over Rochester Creek (BIN 1040750) located in the Town of Rochester, and the other carrying Route 28 over Esopus Creek (BIN ... Read more »

Metro-North Chooses ECCO III to Perform Emergency Design-Build Contract for Repairs to the Park Avenue Viaduct

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in General News
On July 19, 2016, ECCO III Enterprises, Inc. was selected by MTA/Metro-North Railroad to perform the Design and Construction Services for the Emergency Repairs to the Park Avenue Viaduct, located along Park Avenue between East 117th and East 118th Streets in the Borough of Manhattan. The project is intended to restore the structural integrity of the Park Avenue Viaduct, after a very serious fire, which occurred directly beneath the viaduct in May 2016 caused severe damage to the structure. Damage included the buckling of the center column of Bent No. 32 and impairment to the center girders and various floor ... Read more »

ECCO III Selected for Region 8 Bundled Bridges Design-Build Project

Posted on Thursday, September 03, 2015 in General News
ECCO III Enterprises, in association with McLaren Engineering Group, was selected by the New York State Department of Transportation to design and construct the Region 8 Bundled Bridges Project.  The ECCO III team was selected after receiving a perfect score on the technical proposal and demonstrating unmatched Project understanding and best-value through innovative approaches and commitment to the Project goals. The Region 8 Bundled Bridges Project is part of the Scour Critical/Flood Prone Bridge Program, an initiative developed to strengthen New York State’s at-risk bridges to withstand the increasing frequency of severe weather events and storms. The Project aims to ... Read more »

The Kosciuszko Bridge Project is Underway: On Budget and On Schedule

Posted on Friday, August 21, 2015 in General News
"[The] new Kosciuszko Bridge is both on budget and on schedule, according to the State Department of Transportation." Read more by clicking the link below! http://www.qchron.com/editions/queenswide/kosciuszko-bridge-on-budget-and-on-time/article_580832f4-b17e-5e99-a97f-67a564b44e20.html Read more »

ECCO III's Van Wyck Project Featured in 2015 Cranes Inc. Calendar

Posted on Monday, May 04, 2015 in General News
ECCO III construction operations along the Van Wyck Expressway, Kew Gardens Interchange were featured in the 2015 Calendar distributed by Cranes Inc.  The December photo highlights a Liebherr LR 1250 Crane that ECCO III employed to erect the new precast concrete box girders.  The Kew Gardens project is expected to reach completion in Late 2016.                                                Photo credit: Joseph Sadden, Cranes Inc.   Read more »

Harmon Shop Replacement - Phase V Design-Build Project Award

Posted on Thursday, January 08, 2015 in General News
ECCO III Enterprises, Inc. along with our partner Skanska USA Civil Northeast has been selected by Metro-North Railroad as the design-builder for the Harmon Shop Replacement Phase V – Stage I Project.   The team has a seasoned history of working together on the Harmon site, having completed the Phase III and Wheel Truing Facility design build projects as a design-build team.    ECCO III, as a primary contractor, has also completed a handful of projects on the Harmon site including the Harmon Station Improvements project (2001), the Phase I Maintenance Facility & Employee Overpass project (2003), the Croton Harmon & Peekskill ... Read more »

UV Water Technology proven by NYCDEP

Posted on Monday, September 01, 2014 in General News
As reported in ENR on June 2, 2014   Constructed to serve the residents of New York City (NYC), the $1.3-billion Catskill/Delaware Ultraviolet Light Disinfection Facility (Cat/Del) employs 56 UV units, each with a 40 million MGD capacity. This makes them the largest UV'units built to date.The Joint Venture team of Skanska, ECCO III Enterprises, Inc. and J.F. White Contracting Co. completed construction of the facility. "This represents a tremendous leap forward in water treatment technology, it is by far the largest water treatment plant of its kind in the world. The second largest U.S. installation in operation treats less than one-third of the capacity of ... Read more »

Kosciuszko Bridge Design-Build Project Award

Posted on Friday, May 23, 2014 in General News
ECCO III Enterprises, Inc. is proud to announce that the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has selected our design-build team (Skanska-Kiewit-ECCO III) to design and construct the new Kosciuszko Bridge. This mega project- the largest design-build contract ever procured by NYSDOT- is valued in excess of $500 million.  HNTB Corporation will be performing the design work for the project.   SKE was selected as part of a best value selection process due to the team’s exemplary design-build proposal which showed unmatched project comprehension and technical understanding by addressing the needs and concerns of NYSDOT through innovative design and construction ... Read more »
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