April 14, 2009

Hatch Mott MacDonald awarded TriMet contract

Hatch Mott MacDonald (HMM) signed a contract with the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) to provide preliminary engineering services for the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project – East Segment. A notice-to-proceed is expected this week.

As prime consultant, HMM will lead a project team of 16 subconsultants to deliver preliminary engineering, civil engineering, light rail trackway design, traffic engineering, structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, architectural/urban design, public utility relocation design, environmental and permit coordination services for the 7.3 mile East Segment of the new light rail extension.

Construction on the new MAX line could begin in 2011 and be completed by 2015.

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