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Getting You On Track

The Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) 1 projects including, Mid-Coast, Elvira to Morena Double Tracking (EMDT), and San Diego River Bridge (SDRDT), are moving into final design and construction phases.

Updates & Impacts

 

  • Downtown Lane Closures: Through summer 2019, construction crews will continue nighttime work on underground communication and electrical systems within the railroad right of way at Palm Street and Sassafras Street for the Mid-Coast Trolley. Work hours and lane closures will be Sunday through Thursday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Only one direction of traffic will be closed at a time. As part of this work, crews will be installing a new traction power substation, which converts power for Trolley operations, at Olive Street near the railroad right of way, starting Monday, September 24 through summer 2019. General work hours are Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some night and weekend work may also be required. Please anticipate noise related to demolition work. Detour routes will be posted and please use caution when traveling near work areas. View additional information.
  • Lane Reductions on La Jolla Village Drive: Beginning Sunday, September 9, continuing through mid- to late 2019, eastbound and westbound lanes of La Jolla Village Drive will be temporarily reduced to two lanes, between Costa Verde Blvd. and Executive Way. Crews will be erecting falsework to prepare for girder installation activities. View map.
  • Morena Boulevard Lane Closures near Tecolote Road: A nighttime closure of northbound and southbound W. Morena Boulevard, from the W. Morena Boulevard/Morena Boulevard split to Vega Street, will be in place starting the week of September 4 through early December 2018 to accommodate utility work. The closure will be in effect Sundays through Thursdays, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Please follow the posted detour signs and traffic controls when traveling near the work area.
  • Friars Road Closures: Intermittent nighttime closures of Friars Road between Sea World Drive and Napa Street are scheduled from July 25 to August 16 to accommodate construction of the San Diego River Bridge. Eastbound Friars Road will be closed from July 29 to August 1, 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. each night. Eastbound and westbound Friars Road will be closed from July 25 to July 26, from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. Full closures continue from August 5 to August 9, and August 12 to August 16, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. Please follow detour signage and use caution when traveling near work areas. View map.
  • Full Closure of All Southbound Lanes and Partial Closure of Northbound Lanes on I-5: On Tuesday, July 10, from 9 p.m. to Wednesday, July 11, at 5 a.m., there will be a full closure of southbound lanes on Interstate 5 (I-5), from the I-5/Interstate 805 (I-805) split to La Jolla Village Drive, and a partial closure of northbound lanes on I-5, from Nobel Drive to Voigt Drive. During this overnight closure, crews will be pouring concrete as part of the construction process needed to complete the Gilman Drive Bridge project. Motorists should anticipate delays. Southbound detours will be available via I-805. Traffic controls and detours will be posted. View additional information.
  • Morena Boulevard and Littlefield Street Sewer Construction: Due to unforeseen conditions related to the age of the existing utility system, sewer line construction at Morena Boulevard and Littlefield Street, originally scheduled for completion at the end of June, will continue through the end of July 2018. A full closure of Littlefield Street at Morena Boulevard and single lane closure of southbound and northbound Morena Boulevard, from Ashton Street to Asher Street, will remain in place. The closures will be in effect Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Additionally, there will be no parking on southbound Morena Boulevard at Ashton Street and Littlefield Street. Access to nearby businesses will be maintained at all times. Please heed all traffic signs and use caution when travelling near work areas. View additional information.
  • Downtown Lane Closures on Palm Street and Sassafras Street: Starting the week of June 24, crews will move to Palm Street and Sassafras Street in the Midway – Pacific Highway community to continue nighttime work on underground communication systems for the Mid-Coast Trolley. Work will be within the railroad right of way and will last approximately one month. Work hours will be Sunday through Thursday, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Please follow detour signage and use caution when traveling near work areas. View additional information.
  • Downtown Lane Closures on Witherby Street: Starting the week of July 8 and continuing through mid-August, construction crews will continue nighttime work on underground communication systems for the Mid-Coast Trolley at Witherby Street. Work will be within the railroad right of way and will last approximately one month. Crews will also be performing the same work at Washington Street. Work hours will be Sunday through Thursday, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Please use caution when traveling near work areas. View additional information.
  • Balboa Avenue Railroad Bridge Demolition: Work to demolish the Balboa Avenue Railroad Bridge and construct a new railroad bridge began May 17 and will continue through October 2018. Work hours are Sunday through Thursday between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Motorists can expect intermittent closures of westbound and eastbound Balboa Avenue/Garnet Avenue and north and south Morena Boulevard on- and off-ramps.  The Balboa Avenue/Garnet Avenue off-ramp from northbound Interstate 5 also will be closed periodically. One lane each of westbound and eastbound traffic on Balboa Avenue/Garnet Avenue will remain open at all times. Motorists will need to use Damon Avenue to access Santa Fe Street during westbound closures. Please heed all traffic signs and use caution when traveling near work areas. View additional information.
  • Temporary Realignment of Rose Canyon Bike Path and I-5 Impacts: Starting June 13, 2018, a southern portion of the Rose Canyon Bike Path will be temporarily relocated to the west side of the train tracks, east of Interstate 5 and north of Santa Fe Street, while crews construct a new, permanent path. The interim path will connect the north end of Santa Fe Street to about 1,000 feet north of State Route 52. A temporary realignment of the northern portion of the bike path is also in place, rerouting to a protected, temporary two-lane bikeway located on the outside shoulder of the northbound I-5 off-ramp. Sections of the permanent path will be reopened as they are completed. View additional information.

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Gilman Drive Bridge Falsework installation over I-5
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Gilman Drive Bridge Falsework installation over I-5
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Gilman Drive Bridge Falsework installation over I-5
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Gilman Drive Bridge Falsework installation over I-5
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UCSD Guideway- April 2018
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UCSD Guideway- April 2018
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UCSD Guideway- April 2018
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UCSD Guideway- April 2018
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UCSD Guideway
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UCSD Guideway
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Rose Canyon
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January 2018 Work Activities
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January 2018 Work Activities
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January 2018 Work Activities
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January 2018 Work Activities
  • Gilman Drive Bridge Falsework
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  • Rose Canyon
  • January 2018 Work Activities
 

The Project

The project will extend Trolley service from the Santa Fe Depot in Downtown San Diego to the University City community, serving major activity centers such as Old Town, the University of California San Diego (UCSD), and Westfield UTC.

 

This is a Federally Funded Project and we are requesting bids from DBE and SB Subcontractors. The overall DBE project goal is 11.3%.  The goal provides an estimated $150 million in awards to DBE firms.

 

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Learn More

 

 

MCTC is committed to maximizing the participation of local and disadvantaged firms to benefit the community while providing San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) the best value. Learn about how your company can join our team and find out about upcoming opportunities.

Opportunities

 

 

 

Training for Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project.

Roadway Worker Protection (RWP) Training  & MCTC Project Specific Training.

RWP training is currently $156.97/person with recertification required annually (NCTD RWP).

Classes offered at the MCTC Executive Drive Office.

Sign Up for Training

 

 

If you are ready to join the team and would like to register your company for future work on this project, please follow the link below to begin the registration process in MCTC's vendor database.

REGISTRATION

 

Learn more about MCTC's Construction Bench Program and complete a questionnaire for consideration.

CONSTRUCTION BENCH

 

The Team

MID-COAST TRANSIT CONSTRUCTORS

Mid-Coast Transit Constructors (MCTC) is a fully-integrated joint venture of Stacy and Witbeck, Herzog, and Skanska. We have combined these three highly successful construction organizations to bring a collection of talents uniquely suited for the CM/GC 1 projects. MCTC team members are heavy civil constructors specializing in CM/GC contracting for rail projects. We are experts at self-performing rail and bridge work proudly managed and built by our own forces.

Over the past 10 years our firms have constructed more than 600 miles of track for passenger rail service. Together, our CM/GC experience includes more than 30 rail transit projects with a total value of over $4.7 billion.

 

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