Long Beach-Los Angeles Light Rail Transit Project, Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Los Angeles, CA

AVA’s Role

Responsibilities included: Construction Management Services for this twenty two (22) miles of track with twenty two (22) passenger stations and other associated facilities.

Project Description

This multi-million dollar project consisted of twenty two (22) miles of track complete with twenty two (22) passenger stations, five (5) new bridges, tunnels, a large vehicle maintenance facility, utility and piping systems, instrumentation and control systems, electrical power distribution and communication systems. The system is now in operation. AVA was subconsultant to Transcal, a joint venture responsible to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for managing this project. The Blue Line Light Rail terminated in a combined underground station, intersecting the underground Metro Heavy Rail Red Line at the 7th and Flower Station. This work involved over a mile of cut and cover tunnel construction. The other end of the Blue Line terminated in downtown Long Beach with four at grade stations on busy urban commercial streets.




Completion date: October 1991