The Frontier-Kemper/Tutor Perini Joint Venture has received a notice of intent to award a contract from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the Purple Line Extension Section 3 Tunnels Project. The contract value is anticipated to be approximately $410M. The project involves the design and construction of twin bored tunnels for future Purple Line subway service spanning approximately 2.6 miles (4.1km) between Century City and the VA Hospital in Westwood. The subway extension will provide a high-capacity, high-speed, dependable transit alternative for those traveling to and from Los Angeles’ Westside.
Tutor Perini is currently working on the Purple Line Extension Section 2 Project, which includes tunnelling and construction of new stations in Beverly Hills and Century City.
Contract award for the Purple Line Section 3 Tunnels Project is expected in the next 30 to 60 days, with notice to proceed anticipated soon thereafter. Substantial completion is anticipated in the summer of 2022.