Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART)

The ART project was the first of its kind in New Mexico. It is comprised of two distinct types of work: roadway renovation and station construction. The roadway portion involved the re-alignment and resurfacing of almost 10 miles of Central Avenue (historic route 66) as it makes its way through the heart of the city. Beyond the surface renovation, the roadway work includes re-signalizing 32 intersections, 20 miles of new fiber optic infrastructure, revising or adding streetlighting to obtain compliant pedestrian level lighting as well as extensive landscaping upgrades. The station portion saw the creation of 19 station platforms complete with tensile fabric canopies and state-of-the-art passenger information and lighting systems. All work was accomplished in 14 months, with all local subcontractors, and without closing the main roadway for even one day. This was the first CM at Risk project for the City of Albuquerque.