In fall 2014, the Mid-Coast Trolley received its final environmental clearance from the SANDAG Board of Directors and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). In September 2016, the FTA signed a Full Funding Grant Agreement with SANDAG to provide the 50 percent federal funding match needed to begin construction in fall 2016. The other half of the funding will be provided by TransNet, the San Diego region’s voter-approved half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements. Including financing, the current budget for the project is approximately $2.1 billion.
Pre-construction activities – consisting of the relocation of utilities out of the project alignment – began in early 2016, and primary construction activities began in October 2016. Construction reached its halfway point in spring 2019 and remains on schedule. Service is anticipated to begin in late 2021.
Mid-Coast Transit Constructors, a joint venture firm of Stacy & Witbeck, Inc., Skanska USA, and Herzog Contracting Corporation, is serving as the construction manager/general contractor for the project.
Visit our contracts page for contracting opportunities on this project. Small contractors and disadvantaged business enterprises interested in working on SANDAG projects also can find more information on our contracts page.
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