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Track / Guideway

LA offers track and guideway design for transit systems.  Our project experience includes elevated concrete and steel guideways, conventional rail and ballast, and specialized guideway structures including cable supported structures.  Our work includes evaluation of geotechnical reports, design of structural fills, foundation system design, column and guideway design.  We use our proprietary software to develop track alignments and perform alternatives analysis.  Our engineering services include Design and Construction, Construction Management, Systems Integration, and Testing and Commissioning.

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Alternatives Analysis
  • Plan & Profile, Crossections
  • Site/Grading Plans
  • Foundation Systems
  • Structure Design
  • Subgrade and Ballast
  • Concrete, Steel, Wood Design
  • Piles, Pile Cap, Caisson Design
  • Column and Elevated Guideway Design
  • Bridge Structures
  • Specialized Elevated Cable/Bridge Structures
  • Retaining Walls
  • Fencing and Landscaping
  • Site Inspections
  • Response to RFIs, Submittals, Contractor Design Review
  • Resident Engineers, Contract Administration
  • Construction Safety Certification
  • Design coordination for traction power feeders and negative returns
  • Track bonding
  • Coordination with combined system ductbank, conduits, manholes/vaults
  • Track/guideway signage mounted to power poles
  • Intrusion Detection, Portal Detection Systems
  • Definition of fouling points for trains
  • Speed and Access Signage
  • Grade Crossings, panels, signage, signals and traffic controller integration
  • Test Procedure Development
  • Track/Earth Resistance Testing
  • Performance/Integration testing with vehicles under design conditions

Featured Projects

Mountain View Light Rail Double Track Efficiency Project Phases 1 & 2, San Jose, Santa Clara VTA

Las Vegas Monorail, Douglas Petersen & Associates/Lloyds of London, Las Vegas NV

Daegu Monorail, Daegu, South Korea, Sungwon Tramway

Detroit Downtown People Mover/LRT, Detroit Transportation Commission/UTDC