NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- E-J Electric Installation Co. (E-J Electric) is proud to accept the 2017 Public Service Award given by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and former Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman & CEO Tom Prendergast. This award highlights the outstanding work performed by the E-J Electrical team on the new, $4.45 billion Second Avenue Subway Expansion Project in Manhattan.
Lighting the Second Avenue Subway
E-J Electric provided services for all tunnel station lighting, communication conduits, power traction conductors, and high & low duct bank conduit systems. The project also included 13,200V substations and two 4,000kVA UPS.
E-J Electric fully coordinated and communicated with 32 subcontractors and 350 construction employees throughout the entirety of the project.
"Our team at E-J Electric is humbled by this recognition," said E-J Electric President and CEO Anthony E. Mann. "With the help of Governor Cuomo and MTA, E-J Electric worked to ensure that the subway was the first public project to ever open on time."
Located underneath Second Avenue, extending from the Q line north, the new Second Avenue subway serves approximately 176,000 passengers every day. Phase one of this subway consisted of three newly constructed stations and two miles of tunnel, signifying the first and only major expansion of the subway system in the last 50 years. The project also received recognition from Engineering News-Record as the "Best Project of 2017."
About E-J Electric Installation Co.
E-J Electric Installation Co., is active in all facets of electric contracting. Projects vary in size to over $200 million. Typical installations include: office buildings, hospitals, power plants, co-generation facilities, roadway and outdoor specialty, airports, industrial plants, universities, sport stadiums, transit facilities and high voltage distribution. At E-J Electric Installation Co., three family generations of practical expertise have created an organization keyed to the most modern technological advances in providing rapid and efficient solutions to today's lighting, power, energy and communication needs. E-J has a 118-year reputation for unparalleled integrity, quality and service in the electrical field. Please visit our website at www.ej1899.com to learn about the company.
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