Florida’s Broward County Transit (BCT) announced an upcoming procurement for Project Development and Environmental (PD&E) study and preliminary engineering for a Light Rail Rapid Transit (LRT) fixed guideway system.
Preliminarily estimated at just over $1 billion, the new light rail system will connect Broward County-owned Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, Port Everglades, and the Convention Center.
Consultants Contractual Role
The successful consultant will perform the engineering analysis and design documents, as well as develop operating and maintenance costs to support the project’s Financial Plan, sufficient to obtain clearance and potential funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
Announced Nov. 5 on the Broward County Procurement website, the pre-advertisement is intended to alert potential bidders to this upcoming procurement.
“Through BCT’s $4.3 Billion PREMO plan, we have a unique opportunity to connect three major economic engines with fast, reliable, and convenient transit service. With this new plan, Broward County will be one the true intermodal transit providers in the country,” said Coree Cuff Lonergan CEO/GM. “We encourage firms to review this pre-advertisement and seriously consider proposing on the work.”