EMCOR's Contra Costa Electric wins bid for BART transit expansion in Oakland

EMCOR Group Inc., Norwalk, Conn., 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, California.

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.

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