Tower 55 construction contract awarded

Written by Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor
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Atkins secured a construction management contract for a Union Pacific at-grade railroad crossing in Fort Worth, Texas and also won a contract to provide government compliance and federal reporting services for BNSF.


The at-grade intersection is part of the Tower 55 Multimodal Improvement project. The upgrade includes a compilation of track, bridge, roadway, signal and drainage infrastructure improvements to help alleviate rail congestion.

Atkins is a design, engineering and project management company that has a presence in the UK, North America, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Europe and employes more than 18,000 people. Atkins’ projects include designing the Central London twin tunnels and station architecture for Europe’s Crossrail, which will see tunnels passing beneath 470 listed buildings and critical infrastructure and the Etihad Railway, where it provided multidisciplinary design consulting on the 1,200 km (746 mile) Etihad Rail network.

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