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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

Full Closures of NB & SB I-5 for Voigt Trolley Bridge Work: A series of full overnight closures of northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 5 are scheduled to begin on Tuesday, November 13 and continue through Thursday, November 29. Full northbound I-5 lane closures are scheduled from Tuesday, November 13 to Thursday, November 15, and from Sunday, November 18, to Tuesday, November 20. Work hours are from 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.Full southbound I-5 lane closures are scheduled from Monday, November 26 to Thursday, November 29. Work hours are from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. Lanes will be temporarily closed overnight to set the falsework for the Trolley overpass at Voigt Drive. Northbound motorists will be detoured via SR 52 East and I-805 North, and southbound motorists will be detoured via I-805 South and SR 52 west. Motorists should anticipate delaysView 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 early 2019. Construction of a railroad bridge spanning Balboa Avenue/Garnet Avenue is ongoing. To accommodate this work, lane and ramp closures, originally scheduled through October 2018, will be in place intermittently through early 2019. Work hours will be Sundays through Thursdays, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. One lane each of westbound and eastbound traffic on Balboa Avenue/Garnet Avenue will remain open at all times. Motorists can expect the following intermittent traffic controls:

  • Closures of westbound and eastbound Balboa Avenue/Garnet Avenue, from Interstate 5 to Moraga Avenue.
  • Closures of north and south Morena Boulevard on- and off-ramps.
  • Closure of the Balboa Avenue/Garnet Avenue off-ramp from northbound Interstate 5. View additional information.
Full Closure of SB I-5 for Gilman Drive Bridge Work: A series of full overnight closures of either southbound or northbound lanes of Interstate 5 began on Sunday, October 21. The next series of full southbound I-5 lane closures are scheduled from Sunday, October 28 to Thursday, November 1. Work hours are from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. Lanes will be temporarily closed overnight to prepare for the removal of the Gilman Drive falsework, the temporary structures used to support the Gilman Drive bridge until final construction is completed. Southbound motorists will be detoured via I-805 South and SR 52 West and should anticipate delays. View closure mapView additional information.
 Mission Bay Drive Lane Reductions: Starting the week of October 15, there will be lane reductions and traffic controls in place on southbound Mission Bay Drive, near the intersection of Damon Street. Work will occur from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. and last approximately two weeks. Northbound and southbound Mission Bay Drive will be reduced to one lane while crews pour concrete for a portion of the bike path slab for the Rose Creek Bikeway. Flaggers will be present to help direct traffic. Please expect some noise and use extra caution when traveling near the work area. View additional information.
Underground Systems Work: Through summer 2019, construction crews will continue intermittent nighttime work on underground communication and electrical systems for the Mid-Coast Trolley within the railroad right-of-way between Taylor Street in Old Town and Cedar Street in Downtown San Diego. Crews will generally move north to south and will work at each intersection for about one month at a time. General work hours will be Sundays through Thursdays, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., and some day and weekend work may be required. For more information on each work location, please view the fliers below:
Night Work Near Regents Road: Beginning Tuesday, October 16, through Wednesday, November 14, crews will be constructing a maintenance vehicle access road turnaround in the canyon south of Regents Road. Although the work will be in the canyon, construction crews will be using Regents Road to access, store, and transfer equipment and materials to the work site. Nighttime work hours are from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Heavy construction equipment such as excavators, loaders and trucks will be present. Please expect some noise. Crews will minimize noise impacts to the extent possible. Please use caution if traveling near the area. View additional information.

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.

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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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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
  • UCSD Guideway
  • 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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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.

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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.

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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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