Phoenix Central Mesa Extension - Pheonix, Ariz.
The Central Mesa LRT Extension is a 3.1 mile (Double Track) extension of the existing Central Phoenix/East Valley Light Rail Transit (LRT) line from its eastern terminus at Sycamore and Main Streets in west Mesa to a new terminus at Mesa Drive and Main Street in central Mesa. The project will include four (4) new at grade passenger stations and a park-and-ride facility.
Valley Transit Constructors (VTC) a Kiewit/Mass. Electric joint venture is performing this $111 million design build project with Parsons Transportation Group serving as the lead designer and also part of the team.
MEC’s scope of work on this project involves procurement and installation of the systems package for this light rail line. Details include 3 new 2.0 MW TPSS units, 123 OCS poles, 253 cantilevers, approximately 85,000 LF of messenger and contact wire, 26,500 LF of feeder cable, 85,000 LF of fiber optic cable, and 4 interlockings. Other work includes signaling and train control equipment, communication devices such as CCTV, PA, VMS, Telephone system, Radio communications system, SCADA, and electrical work at the new passenger stations.