Amtrak Project Management Oversight

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PACOTECH™ provided AMTRAK staff to support projects funded by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Specific tasks performed included; project management, professional engineering, construction inspection, contract administration, cost control, document control, safety and administrative support. PACO staffed projects in the following cities: Boston, MA, New Haven, CT, Philadelphia, PA, Jacksonville, FL and Chicago, IL.

In 2009, Congress passed the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) which in turn appropriated $1.3 billion to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (AMTRAK) for capital investments. Provisions within ARRA require the allocation of $850 million to rebuild, modernize and maintain rail systems.

Projects include:

ARRA PROGRAM SIGNAL & POWER SUBSTATION UPGRADES FOR THE NEW HAVEN/BOSTON LINE
PACO provided oversight and construction supervision of the upgrade to 480 volt signal and power systems along the New Haven rail line as part of AMTRAK’s ARRA initiative.

REPLACEMENT OF THE NIANTIC RIVER BRIDGE
PACO provided oversight and construction supervision of the upgrade of the signal system including the installation of housing units, signals, wired conduit cables along the bridge structure as well as the installation of the distribution system.

HARTFORD LINE BUSWAY UPGRADE
PACO provided oversight and construction supervision of the relocation of the signal system to include 14 signal locations and upgrades.

NEW HAVEN LINE DOUBLE TRACKING
PACO provided oversight and construction supervision of the double tracking of the New Haven line.

Agency / Owner:
National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
Nationwide

Client:
URS/CH2MHILL JV

Project Value:
$850 Million

Contract Value:
$11.2 Million

Project Period:
2010 – 2015

Contact/Reference:
John Cicia
Deputy Program Manager
New Haven-Hartford-Springfield HSR Program
URS Corporation (now AECOM)
Tel: 860-829-2260

Services Provided:

  • Project Management
  • Construction Inspection
  • Contract Administration
  • Document Control
  • Cost Management
  • Professional Engineering
  • Administrative Support
  • Site Safety Inspection
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