HNTB receives MBTA rail contracts

Posted on September 27, 2007

HNTB Corp. was re-selected by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) as the general engineering consultant (GEC) for track, signaling and power.  

As the GEC for the three, three-year contracts, HNTB will serve as an extension of the authority's staff and aid in the development, management and administration of MBTA’s facilities. The firm served as the GEC for the three contracts for the prior three-year term.  

The scope of work for the contracts include: For the track contract; engineering maintenance, design, training and inspection services for track, roadbed, environmental and safety issues. For the signal and communications GEC; engineering design, inspection and maintenance oversight services for signal and communications systems. For the power GEC; engineering design and inspection services, technical management and maintenance oversight on the overhead catenary system.

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