March 27, 2013
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
West Rail Line project named one of the most significant construction projects of 2012 by the Associated General Contractors of America.
March 4, 2013
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
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.
October 31, 2012
Presented with Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence’s Timberline Award for its demonstration of a fact-based, systematic evaluation and improvement process, and organizational learning, including innovation that results in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of key processes.
August 29, 2012
Will implement the FasTracks program with existing revenues as part of the Denver Regional Council of Government’s Regional Transportation Plan. Also looking to optimize ways to complete more of FasTracks sooner by re-evaluating elements of the program and all available resources.
July 25, 2012
The team includes Mass. Electric Construction Co., AECOM and RBC Capital Markets.
June 27, 2012
This 6.2-mile section of the Northwest Rail Line is funded as part of the Eagle P3 project, which also is building the East Rail Line from Denver Union Station to Denver International Airport.
May 23, 2012
Currently 93% complete, the West Rail line is slated for April 26, 2013, eight months ahead of the originally scheduled opening date. It is the first FasTracks project to be completed.
May 9, 2012
The Design-Build Institute of America awarded the agency’s FasTracks project its 2012 Transportation Owner of the Year Award in the category of transit for its significant contributions in advancing design-build awareness and understanding. About 70% of the FasTracks extension is being implemented through design-build.
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