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Tutor Perini Corp. has been contracted to construct two large transit projects this year on the West and East coasts.
Tutor Perini's joint venture, Tutur Perini/O&G, has received a notice of intent to take on the $1.4 billion design and construction of two new subway stations as part of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (Metro) Purple Line Extension Section 3 Stations project.
The company also is building tunnels and related systems that will connect to the new stations at Westwood/UCLA and Westwood/Veterans Administration Hospital, a contract which was awarded last year.
The Purple Line Extension Section 3 Stations project will begin official construction in 2019, and is anticipated to be open for operation in 2026, according to Metro's website.
The second contract is for a $253 million project from MTA New York City Transit to complete a signal system overlay on the Culver Line between West 8th Street and Church Avenue in Brooklyn as part of the Culver Line communications-based train control project. The project will include modernization of the Avenue X and Ditmas Avenue interlockings and trackwork, and construction of three relay room buildings.
Tutor Perini’s electrical subsidiary, Five Star Electric, will perform a significant portion of the work on this project under a subcontract.
Work is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2019, with anticipated competition by mid-2022.