Grant: $61,241,167 - Federal Transit Administration - May. 21, 2009
62% voted satisfied - 38% voted not satisfied - 13 vote(s) cast
Award Description: Invest in public transportation with the construction of a portion of DART's Irving-1 and Irving-2 line sections which is approximately 9.3 mile Light Rail Transit (LRT) extension from the Northwest corridor to Farmers Branch and Carrollton LRT line just north of the Bachman Station to Belt Line Road and Valley View Lane on DFW airport porperty in the City of Irving. Project will be built as a double track LRT with six initial stations and two deferred stations until warranted development makes these necessary. Scope of work includes engineering, design, civil, systems and track construction, utility relocation, and construction related activities. This grant also funds transit enhancements at the Glenn Heights Park & Ride and for signage at our existing LRT stations and on the Northwest-4 line section stations.
Project Description: The ARRA grant funding provided to DART for the Orange line LRT design-build expansion project has specifically resulted in outputs associated with 523 activities. These activities include a wide range of project scope such as design, survey, geotechnical investigation, utilities modification and installation, clearing and grubbing, bridge construction, traffic-contol, wall construction, etc.
Infrastructure Description: To invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that will provide long-term benefits. Dallas Area Rapid Transits Recovery Act grant was used to design and build a portion of Orange line sections, Irving-1 and Irving-2 of approximately 9.3 miles of double tracked rail for Light Rail Transit expansion.
Jobs Summary: Jobs associated with these funds are 22 architects, 131 designers, 48 equipment operators, 108 construction laborers, 82 carpenters, 11 finishers, 9 materials testing technicians, 11 quality control personnel, 19 support personnel, 6 flagmen, 2 plant technicians, 73 engineers and 18 ironworkers. (Total jobs reported: 540)
Project Status: More than 50% Completed
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