EMCOR Group, Inc. recently announced that its subsidiary Contra Costa Electric has been awarded a contract for all aspects of the installation of the electrical systems for two new transit stations and a new maintenance facility for the automated people-mover (APM) system of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) at BART Coliseum/Oakland Airport Station to the Oakland International Airport in Oakland, Calif. Contra Costa Electric will be responsible for the construction, coordination, and installation of all electrical systems for two new transit stations and a new maintenance facility.
The APM system covers a 3.2-mile route from the BART Coliseum/Oakland Airport Station to the Oakland International Airport and is designed to transport travelers to the airport in about eight minutes with an on-time performance of more than 99%. The scope of work of Contra Costa Electric includes construction of the electrical facilities for the stations’ project, as well as management of the BIM modeling for all trades, and management of all low-voltage construction. This includes installation of station power, switchgear, lighting and special systems, including fire alarm, security, communications, paging, and the public address and closed circuit TV systems.
"We’re pleased to be working on this important, high profile BART project that, when completed, will move people easily and efficiently to and from the Oakland International Airport," stated Michael Dias, president and CEO, Contra Costa Electric. "Contra Costa Electric is uniquely suited to this project, and we are delighted to have another opportunity to serve the needs of the people of the Bay Area in a meaningful and enduring manner."