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Aecom lands Denver light rail contract

12 Sep 12 Aecom has won a contract to provide final design services for the Denver Regional Transportation District's (RTD) forthcoming I-225 light rail line.

It will provide final design for a number of elements, including tracks, seven full stations and part of an eighth station. The scope also includes multiple traffic signals and grade crossings, landscaping, permitting, drainage and utilities, park and ride areas, eight bridges, and transit systems.

The 10.5-mile I-225 line is part of the region's ongoing FasTracks System. It will further link Denver's southern communities to Denver International Airport via the East Line, and will connect the entire region to the rapidly growing Anschutz-Fitzsimons medical campus and Aurora city centre. The Aecom team is part of a larger partnership that proposed financing, design and construction to deliver the entire corridor with revenue service scheduled in late 2015, which is several years earlier than originally programmed.

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