Tag: light-rail project


Maryland Extends Purple Line Contractor Search

September 15, 2021

Via: ENR

Maryland transportation officials have extended the process of selecting a new design-build contractor for the $2 billion Purple Line light rail project, pushing the deadline for having a new team in place to February 2022. The move, approved Sept. 15 […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Seattle’s Sound Transit awards JV $729M light-rail project

August 1, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Both Kuney Construction and Stacy and Witbeck previously have been selected to perform work on other Sound Transit projects. The authority gave Kuney a $93 million contract to build a segment of the East Link Extension. Stacy and Witbeck is […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Duke University’s snub a ‘major setback’ to $3B North Carolina light rail project

March 1, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Durham Mayor Steve Schewel suggested that GoTriangle might resort to eminent domain in order to see the highly anticipated light-rail project through to fruition, The News & Observer reported. A $237 million tunnel underneath Durham increased construction costs to from […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, approves $2.5B light-rail project

December 10, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The FTA’s New Starts funding initiative is part of the agency’s $2.3 billion-a-year Capital Investment Grants (CIG) program and is reserved for select transportation projects of $300 million or more that are seeking funding of at least $100 million. In […]