O&G Industries, Connecticut’s largest privately-held construction company and one of the country’s Top 400 Contractors, and the Tutor Perini Corporation (TPC), a leading civil and building construction company, today announced that the Company has received a notice of intent to award a contract from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 2 Project.
The project involves the construction of a 2.6-mile extension of the subway through Beverly Hills to Century City, including two new underground stations at Wilshire/Rodeo and Constellation/Avenue of the Stars. The subway extension will provide a high-capacity, high-speed, dependable transit alternative for those traveling to and from Los Angeles’ Westside.
Tutor Perini will serve as the lead partner on its joint-venture team with O&G Industries. O&G specializes in large, heavy civil construction projects and has worked with Tutor Perini on numerous occasions over the past 20 years, including on the Alameda Corridor rail cargo expressway project in Los Angeles and on several major highway construction projects in the northeastern U.S. including the I91/95 Interchange in New Haven, CT.
The contract award is expected by the end of January 2017, with notice to proceed in March 2017. Substantial completion is anticipated in January 2025. The contract value is anticipated to be approximately $1.377 billion.