Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Everett Seeks Bids for Phase 2 Development

By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Everett will seek bids for the construction of its South Terminal Modernization project, a $36 million second phase development that will strengthen the remaining 560-feet of the 700-foot South Terminal dock structure and upgrade the wharf’s electrical capabilities.

Paired with the double rail siding construction underway, the South Terminal project will enable the port to accommodate future over-dimensional cargo, including aerospace parts for the new 777X coming online in late-2018.

“This is a bold and momentous step toward the goal that the Port Commission set forward nearly two years ago to modernize its Seaport to support the industry shipping trends,” Port of Everett CEO Les Reardanz said. “This is the largest capital project the Port has undertaken since the construction of Mount Baker Terminal in 2005.”

Construction is expected to begin in April 2018 and to be completed by December 2019.