UPTOWN HOUSTON BUS RAPID TRANSIT (BRT) PROGRAM

Gunda Corporation (GUNDA) is the Lead Engineer for this $200 Million program that includes planning, design, construction, and operations of the first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Houston, TX. GUNDA conducted feasibility studies, prepared planning documents and assisted in obtaining federal grants for this ambitious project. This program requires extensive coordination with FHWA, FTA, HGAC, METRO, TxDOT, City of Houston, HCTRA, HCFCD and City of Bellaire. The firm is currently managing a team of eight (8) design consultants and projects are currently under construction.

Scope of Services include:

• Management of 8 Design Firms
• Standards Development
• Document Management
• Design Workshop
• Construction Packaging
• Multiple Agency Coordination
• Cost Estimation
• Utility Relocations
• Road Design
• Hydraulics & Drainage Design
• Permitting

Early construction packages were let August 2015 followed by major construction packages in the spring of 2016.