Mount Laurel, N.J. — As part of a task order contract for Bridge and Railway Engineering with NJ TRANSIT, Modjeski and Masters will lead a project team of specialty subconsultants to provide multidisciplined expertise on heavy and light rail systems, facilities, and equipment on an as-needed basis throughout New Jersey. As the nation’s third largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit, this contract will help to prolong the life of the rail structures for the nearly 270 million passenger trips on NJ TRANSIT services each year.
“With the state’s rich bridge and railway history, we’re honored to be selected for this contract by NJ TRANSIT,” said Mike Britt, President and CEO of Modjeski and Masters. “Linking major points in New Jersey to Philadelphia and New York, customers rely on these transportation structures every day to guide them to their destinations. We look forward to leveraging our railway experience to make sure these communities stay connected for years to come.”
Through this contract, Modjeski and Masters may provide engineering services for fixed and movable rail bridges, tunnels, culverts, dams, bridges over railways, hydrogeology and groundwater surveys, and railroad infrastructure, facilities and systems services. Work for this contract will run for five years and has an estimated value of up to $3.75 million.
“Our entire Bridge & Rail team is extremely grateful to NJ TRANSIT for the continued trust they’ve placed in us by this selection, and we all look forward to building on our very effective working relationships with NJ TRANSIT as an extension to their talented staff,” says Rick Martino, PE, Senior Project Manager for Modjeski and Masters, Inc.
For more information about Modjeski and Masters’ work on Railways and Bridges, visit: http://www.modjeski.com/Services/.