Management & Operations

M-1 Rail awards Stacy and Witbeck contract

Posted on August 6, 2013

A rendering of the M-1 Rail streetcar project.
A rendering of the M-1 Rail streetcar project.
M-1 Rail selected Stacy and Witbeck Inc., the firm responsible for building the first modern streetcar in the U.S. in Portland, Ore., to serve as construction manager/general contractor for the construction of the 3.3-mile Woodward Avenue streetcar in Detroit.

M-1 Rail is slated to break ground by early fall between Larned Street and Adams Street in downtown Detroit.

Stacy and Witbeck will begin pre-construction work including assisting with the development of the maintenance of traffic strategy; reviewing design plans and provide input; working with M-1 Rail designer URS Corp. and owner’s representative HNTB Michigan Inc. to identify cost efficiencies and value engineering measures to ensure that final construction costs remain within budget; ordering the necessary materials; and hiring sub-contractors and local workforce personnel.

RELATED: "Construction Firm Building America's Transit Future."

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

APTA names Fernandez chair, new executive committee members

Jeffrey A. Nelson, GM of the Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District in Moline, Ill., will serve as vice chair.

American Logistics names new VP, transit market development

Ron Brooks previously served as manager of accessible transit services at Valley Metro.

New Flyer's McNeill named to Canada's Clean50 sustainability leaders

She was honored during the Clean50 Summit held in Toronto, and hosted by Delta Management Group.

Van Fossen retires after 40 years with First Transit

He began his career with First Transit in 1980 as an assistant GM in Lynchburg, Va.

Rogers named Omnitrans interim CEO/GM

Will focus on a strong safety culture, customer service, smart use of technology, and efficient and cost-effective service delivery.  

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation