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March 26, 2014

Denver RTD breaks ground on new commuter rail line

The North Metro Rail Line, a commuter rail service, is expected to open in 2018.


November 6, 2013

Denver RTD selects FasTracks construction team

Recommended that its board of directors move forward with a proposal from Graham, Balfour Beatty, Hamon Constructors to design and build the North Metro Rail Line to 124th Avenue. The proposal commits to completing construction of the line to 124th by January 2018.


September 25, 2013

Denver receives 4 FasTracks construction proposals

Competing teams are Bechtel/Herzog joint venture; Graham Contracting Ltd., Balfour Beatty, Hamon Contractors; North Metro Transit Solutions, a Kiewit/Stacy and Witbeck joint venture; and URS Energy and Construction Inc.


August 23, 2013

Denver RTD marks Eagle P3's halfway point

The three lines are the East Rail Line to Denver International Airport, the Gold Line to Arvada and Wheat Ridge, and the first segment of the Northwest Rail Line to south Westminster.


July 10, 2013

85% of Denver residents support transit expansion program

Some 800 area residents responded to the public opinion survey, which was conducted by BBC Research & Consulting. The survey’s margin of error was plus or minus 3.5%.


June 26, 2013

Denver RTD to move planned rail station

University of Colorado officials requested the station be moved due to concerns for adequate mitigation of electromagnetic interference and vibration near sensitive research equipment at current and future medical buildings.


March 27, 2013

Denver RTD receives unsolicited proposal

Given that staff believes the proposal has technical merit, the agency plans to accelerate the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the North Metro project.


March 20, 2013

Denver RTD rail line honored for innovation

West Rail Line project named one of the most significant construction projects of 2012 by the Associated General Contractors of America.


March 4, 2013

Denver RTD, Kiewit launch rail construction

After a competitive bidding process following an unsolicited proposal by Kiewit Infrastructure Co., the RTD board of directors awarded a contract to Kiewit in July 2012 to complete the full I-225 Rail Line by the end of 2015. The line will open in 2016 after about six months of testing.


January 28, 2013

Denver RTD increases railcar entry space for wheelchairs

The entry space on its FasTracks commuter-railcar will be increased by a foot to prevent wheelchairs from becoming stuck in the space as cars prepare to leave the station.


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