Tag: Purple Line


Construction resumes on $2.4B Los Angeles Metro Purple Line

November 22, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Transit officials halted work on the line on Oct. 21 following a history of injuries and issues dating to July 2021, according to a letter sent to the contractors by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The letter alleges […]


‘Unacceptable’ Injury Rate Suspends LA Purple Line Construction

October 26, 2022

Via: ENR

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority ordered a temporary halt of work on its $2.4-billion Purple Line Section 2 subway extension project over “serious and ongoing safety concerns” that officials said contractor Tutor Perini/O&G has not adequately addressed. The […]


Design-build contractor selected for Purple Line light-rail transit in Maryland

November 12, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

Maryland Transit Solutions (MTS) has been selected as design-build contractor to complete the Purple Line light-rail transit system. Purple Line Transit Partners (PLTP), in close partnership with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) selected […]


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, Interaction of Expertise

DC-area utility: Purple Line construction dangerously close to water main

April 18, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The pipe supplies water to much of the county’s businesses and residents, and WSSC officials said the disruption in service that would accompany a water main break would be “devastating.” When a water main breaks, not only could customers be […]

Construction Processes, Financial

LA Metro approves $3.2B Purple Line extension budget

March 5, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The Metro anticipates that the new extension will be put into operation in 2026. In June, the Metro selected Tutor Perini and joint venture partner Frontier-Kemper Constructors to bore the twin tunnels for Section 3 of the Purple Line under […]