Construction Authority to Host Pre-Proposal Conference for Azusa to Montclair Engineering and NEPA Support Services

Conference provides opportunity for potential bidder to learn about project

MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority intends to issue Request for Proposals (RFP) C1160 Azusa to Montclair Engineering and NEPA Support Services in early January 2014. The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension from Azusa to Montclair is the next phase of the Metro Gold Line light rail system. It will extend the system 12.3-miles to the east of the future APU/Citrus College Station (currently under construction) and include six new at-grade stations. The Azusa to Montclair extension was CEQA certified in March 2013. The main scope of work in this procurement will be to provide consultant services to perform a NEPA study of the project and provide engineering support for the advanced conceptual engineering, that will prepare the design for a design-build procurement.

The Construction Authority invites all contractors who are interested in this work to attend a pre-proposal conference:

Pre-Proposal Conference
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.

Location:
Arcadia City Hall, City Council Chambers
240 W. Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA 91066

Parking:
Parking at city hall is limited to the west side of the parking lot; overflow parking is available at the county park parking lot across Santa Clara Street.

Additional details regarding the procurement and the scope of work will be provided at the conference. A draft scope of work is currently available on the Construction Authority's website (www.foothillextension.org).  For interested contractors, attendance is strongly encouraged, but is not required.  

About the Construction Authority: The Construction Authority is an independent transportation planning and construction agency created in 1998 by the California State Legislature. Its purpose is to extend the Metro Gold Line light rail line from Union Station to Montclair, along the foothills of the San Gabriel Valley. The Construction Authority built the initial segment from Union Station to Pasadena and is underway on the Gold Line Foothill Extension. The Foothill Extension is a $1.7-billion extension that will connect Pasadena to Montclair in two construction segments. The 11.5-mile Pasadena to Azusa segment is fully funded by Measure R and will be completed in September 2015. The Azusa to Montclair segment is environmentally cleared and is proceeding to advanced conceptual engineering.

SOURCE Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority



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