July 2016 – East County Rail Extension (eBART)


eBART

Scope

  • Extend rail service eastward from the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station to Hillcrest Avenue within the median of SR 4.

Status

  • The project is in the construction phase and is being completed under multiple contracts managed by BART. 
  • The overall construction of the transfer platform (Contract 110) in the median is complete. 
  • The Hillcrest parking lot, maintenance shop building (shell) and improvements to Slatten Ranch Road (Contract 120) are complete. 
  • Contract 130, consisting of stations and maintenance facility finishes, track work and systems is underway.

Issues/Areas of Concern

  • None

Update from Previous Quarterly Report

  • Work on the maintenance facilities is 95% complete. 
  • Track work in the median is 70% complete. 
  • Work on the signal system, finishing work, and train control systems is ongoing.  Full access in the median has been provided to the BART contractor. 
  • The first train car is scheduled to be delivered to the maintenance facility in June 2016.
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About Kevin

Mayor - City of Oakley, Data Center Manager of Mainframe Operations and Optimization – USS-POSCO INDUSTRIES, Co-Founder and Board Member - Friends of Oakley A Community Foundation, Advisory Board – Opportunity Junction, Commissioner - Contra Costa Transportation Authority, Board Member - Tri Delta Transit and Transplan
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