|AECOM Joint Venture Wins San Francisco Central Subway Project|
The contract, which was approved by the SFMTA's Board of Supervisors, is for five years and has an additional five-year option. Services to be provided by the joint venture include overall program management, overseeing and tracking the related environmental-mitigation plan, risk management, public outreach and regulatory and interagency coordination.
"This contract is an important step toward a better future for
"We are pleased to secure the services of such a talented and
experienced team as we move forward on the most important transportation
Phase II construction is expected to begin during 2010 with service to the public starting during 2016. Once this phase is complete, the subway will extend from AT&T Park to North Beach, passing under San Francisco's famous Chinatown. Phase III of the project is expected to take the subway through North Beach to Fisherman's Wharf.
"AECOM is proud to contribute to the advancement of San Francisco's mass
transit system," said AECOM President and Chief Executive Officer
Experts from AECOM's industry-leading global transportation and program-management practices will be joined by the company's local design experts on the subway project.
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