Mayor’s Team Visits Unionport Bridge Reconstruction

Company and city officals celebrate the contract.
Photo courtesy of NYC DOT

As part of ‘City Hall in Your Borough’ week, Mayor de Blasio’s team and high ranking NYC Department of Transportation officials paid a visit to Blackridge Construction, a minority-owned firm that won a $3.4 million contract on a major DOT construction project: the $226 million reconstruction of the Unionport Bridge. Among those present at Thursday, January 31 celebration of business and enterprise were Polly Trottenberg, DOT commissioner; James ‘Chris’ Carroll, Blackridge Construction president; Councilman Robert Cornegy, chair of NYC M/WBE, a commission on minority and women owned businesses; Jonnel Doris, senior advisor and director of the Mayor’s M/WBE office and employees of Blackridge.

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