Four heavy-duty teams vying to build a new AirTrain at Newark Liberty International Airport – News
The New York and New Jersey Port Authority issued Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to four short-listed heavy truck crews for the contract to design, build, operate and maintain a new AirTrain at the Newark Liberty International Airport.
The 2.5-mile elevated rail link, estimated at some $ 2.05 billion, replaces the existing monorial built in 1996 (pictured) and will take passengers to and from the new 1 million square foot terminal replacing Terminal A existing.
The old AirTrain “has passed its useful life and is in desperate need of replacement,” said Harbor Authority President Kevin O’Toole.
The four teams are:
- Liberty AirTrain Partners: Skanska USA Civil Northeast Inc., SNC-Lavalin Project Services Inc., COWI North America, Inc. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc.)
- Liberty Integrated Connectors: Dragados USA Inc., Halmar International LLC, Schiavone Construction Co. LLC, HDR Engineering, Inc. and BYD Transit Solutions LLC
- Liberty Mobility Express: Kiewit Infrastructure Co., Tully Construction Co. Inc., Aecom USA Inc. and Alstom Bombardier Transportation (Holdings) USA Inc.
- Tutor Perini / Parsons JV: Tutor-Perini Corporation, Parsons Construction Group, Inc. and DCCCA1 Inc. (Doppelmayr)
They were deemed qualified after a review of the Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) which included, among other factors, financial capability, past project experience and team approach and structure.
Inauguration of the project scheduled for mid-2022, the same year, the opening of the new terminal A is scheduled.
Governor Phil Murphy said the AirTrain was “a key step in modernizing and improving efficiency” at the airport.
Image: The existing AirTrain monorail, pictured here, is “in desperate need of replacement,” says the port authority (Oleg Brovko / CC BY-SA 2.0)