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At A Glance

  • Client

    Valley Metro Rail Inc.
  • Estimated Value

    $199 Million
  • Location

    Mesa, Arizona
  • Role

    Prime Project and Construction Manager

Project Description

The Central Mesa Light Rail Extension provides a transfer-free connection between the existing Central Phoenix LRT line terminal at Sycamore Street and the Downtown Mesa Central Business District that includes a concentration of retail and office businesses and Mesa City Hall.  This extension expands the existing light rail transit system by 3.1 miles and adds an additional four passenger stations and a park-and-ride facility.  As Prime Construction Manager in a joint venture, PGH Wong performed project and construction management services for Valley Metro Rail.  The extension opened for passenger service seven months ahead of schedule in August 2015.

Key Features

  • 3.1 mile light rail transit extension with 4 passenger stations
  • Embedded tracks in dedicated guideway
  • Design-Build project delivery method
  • The Project included right-of-way acquisition, utility relocation and roadway improvements.