Under the contract, the company will provide preliminary engineering design services for the Southeast LRT line from downtown Edmonton to Mill Woods and the West LRT line from Lewis Estates to downtown Edmonton. The new, low-floor LRT system will include approximately 17 miles of double track with more than half a mile in tunnels and one mile on elevated structure as well as 29 stations. The project will also include a new light rail vehicle operations and maintenance facility, transit centers and a park-and-ride facility.
“AECOM is pleased to further its relationship with the City of Edmonton as we help to advance its mass transit systems and improve the quality of life for residents and visitors,” said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer.
The preliminary design is slated for completion by September 2013.
AECOM is currently providing construction phase services for the two-mile Downtown Edmonton to Northern Alberta Institute of Technology line, which is scheduled for completion by December 2013.
Also in Canada today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Edmonton.
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