Monthly Archives: July 2016

RailPros Named Subconsultant for BART Transbay Tunnel Project

Named the subconsultant, providing Construction Management services to BART for the Transbay Tube project, RailPros will be assisting Jacobs Engineering. The multi-million dollar project is scheduled to begin in the 3rd quarter of 2016. As part of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District’s (BART’s) ongoing system wide earthquake safety program, BART is investing in water proofing the Transbay Tube (TBT). Removing the existing track structure is planned, a waterproofing membrane installed, and new track re-installed over the membrane. The work will occur under full operating traffic, with revenue passenger trains operating at speeds up to 70 miles per … READ MORE >

RailPros Wins the Van Nuys Station, LACMTA Project

RailPros successfully acquired The Van Nuys project as a result of our innovative design, which included avoiding widening and seismically retrofitting the Van Nuys Boulevard bridge and impacting the adjacent fiber optic booster station; our design resulted in a project savings of more than $20 million for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro). RailPros is providing engineering design, plans, specifications, estimates, permitting, and bid and construction support on this center platform project which will be the first of its kind on the Metrolink system that will provide fully grade separated passenger and baggage cart access. The proposed platform … READ MORE >

SANBAG – Redlands Passenger Rail Program Management Services

RailPros was selected as the Program Management Consultant for the construction and implementation of the planned 9-mile long passenger rail service, which will operate on the Redlands Subdivision between San Bernardino Transit Center (SBTC), in the City of San Bernardino (Rialto and E Street) to the City of Redlands/University of Redlands. The project proposes renewal of infrastructures, development of stations, and vehicle acquisitions for the nine miles of passenger rail. Mary Toutounchi leads the RailPros team in providing management support and oversight of the project development, engineering, construction management, and third parties. The alignment will utilize the existing railroad right-of-way … READ MORE >