Travel by land, by sea or by air, and you will encounter transportation systems and facilities that AECOM has planned or designed…
Barcelona, Spain. The High Speed Rail Urban Integration Project involves a complex transformation of significant areas surrounding the new high-speed rail connecting Spain and France. AECOM was appointed to adapt and design the railway’s infrastructure to develop a modern, interconnected urban environment. The scheme involves the development of extensive residential, commercial and leisure spaces, including a 20,000 square metre park connecting around 180,000 people within a ten minute walk.
Borders Railway, Scotland, UK. AECOM delivered the majority of the civil engineering designs for the major project. In total, 95 structures have been refurbished, and 42 new bridges have been constructed. The new route re-establishes passenger railway services between Midlothian and Tweedbank in the Scottish Borders for the first time since 1969. It includes seven new stations and 30 miles of new line, bringing a range of economic, social and environmental benefits to the area.
Alameda Corridor, California, United States. AECOM provided program management, conceptual development, engineering design, and construction management services to the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority (ACTA) and the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach for the Alameda Corridor. Opened in 2002, the Alameda Corridor is a 20-mile (32 kilometers) freight rail expressway that links the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with a national rail system.
Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link (TM-CLKL) highway project, Hong Kong. AECOM was selected in 2008 to be engaged from the investigation and preliminary design stage to the design and construction stage for this mega project. As Hong Kong’s deepest, largest and longest sub-sea road tunnel, TM-CLKL will comprise a 5.6-mile long dual, two-lane road between Tuen Mun and North Lantau,
AECOM is leading a consortium to deliver the Mumbai Metro Line 3 project in India.The project will be the first underground metro line to be built in the Mumbai metropolitan region, which has a population of close to 21 million. The line, when completed by 2020, is expected to provide much-needed relief to commuters.
We collaborated with Mckinlay and Winton Shire Councils to remotely survey 600+km of vital road network in Australia using cutting-edge Unmanned Aerial Systems technology. This was the first time a long range UAV was approved to travel beyond the line of site for road survey purposes — allowing infrastructure assessments to be performed in remote areas by way of 3D photogrammetry.
AECOM’s Rehema Trimiew captures a project official walking at the MTA’s East Side Access project in NYC. AECOM is a member of the General Engineering Consultant team that is designing the East Side Access project, which will provide the Long Island Rail Road with access to Grand Central Terminal, is the largest construction project ever undertaken by the MTA. Trimiew’s image was chosen as the winning cover photo in ENR's Annual photo contest. Photo: MTA Capital Construction / Rehema Trimiew
AECOM was retained by the Arizona Department of Transportation to complete the biennial inspection of the Glen Canyon Dam Bridge in Page, Arizona. AECOM’s bridge inspection practice is one of the most distinguished in the US. The program combines more than 25 years of experience and 200 certified bridge inspectors and load raters who themselves are skilled bridge designers or full time inspectors,
Second Avenue Subway project, New York, NY, United States. An image of the east running tunnel of the new Second Avenue (SAS) system — the first major expansion of the MTA New York City transit subway system in more than 50 years, and an AECOM project. AECOM is the prime consultant for the engineering and design effort for the new Second Avenue Subway.
AECOM served as the lead consultant for the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) - Airport Master Plan 2030 Study, a 20-year blueprint that will ensure HKIA can meet the growing demand for aviation services and achieve balance between airport operations, aviation support and airport-related development in the future, while also retaining Hong Kong's long-term competitiveness and position as an international and regional aviation hub.