Four teams competing for Dulles rail yard and maintenance facility

Written by Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has selected four teams to bid on a contract to design and build Package B of Phase 2 of the Silver Line project. Package B consists of the design and construction of a rail yard and maintenance facility to be built at Dulles International Airport.


The teams selected to compete for the contract include Capital Rail Constructors, a joint venture between Clark Construction Group, LLC, and 
Kiewit Infrastructure South Co.; Hensel Phelps Construction Co.; Metrorail Constructors Group JV, a joint venture between Turner Construction Co., 
Southland Industries and Freestate Electrical Construction Co. and Skanska USA Southeast Co.

“The list of teams selected to participate in the procurement process for Package B represent some of the most highly qualified, world-recognized construction companies in the industry,” said Pat Nowakowski, executive director for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project.

Additional procurement process steps for Package B will include the submission of a technical plan and pricing. The award of Package B, which is expected to cost between $260 million and $280 million, will be made to the team submitting the lowest priced proposal that meets technical qualifications. An award is anticipated in July 2014 with completion of the project anticipated in 2018.



Categories: Ballast, Ties, Rail, ON Track Maintenance, Rapid Transit/Light Rail, Yards & Terminals