Fort Worth, Texas ( June 2 1 , 2 0 13 ) – The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) awarded a 3 - year contract to the Urban Engineers ’ team to provide professional engineering services as part of an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract.
The scope of services calls for project management, field s urveying, environmental assessment, civil and structural engineering, and architectural and railroad crossing services. Urban Engineers will serve as the prime firm with CTC supplementing work The T needs at railroad crossings, particularly quiet zone desi gn and railroad crossing upgrades.
“As Urban continues its growth in this region, we are thrilled to have an opportunity to provide transportation solutions to The T on this important contract and work again with CTC,” said Bill Thomsen, PE, senior vice president and general manager of Urban Engineers. According to Mike Cunningham, CEO of CTC, the two firms are currently working with The T to create a quiet zone in Colleyville, Texas.
“I’m pleased that CTC can offer its expertise in highway - rail crossings to The T on an as - needed basis, as the agency moves closer to implementing commuter rail,” said Cunningham.
“This contract allows CTC to merge our knowledge of rail with Urban’s national transit center expertise. It’s a win - win for everyone.” Under terms of the contract, The T will issue task orders for individual projects included in the scope of services as needed.
About Urban Engineers
Founded in 1960, Urban Engineers is a privately - owned (ESOP), ISO 9001:2008 - registered, multidisciplinary planning, design, construction management, construction inspection, and environmental consulting firm. Urban is dedicated to improving communities through providing sustainable and i nnovative solutions for the built - environment.
CTC Inc., provides communication and signaling systems, products and services for the highway and rail industries, specializing in highway - rail grade crossings that are interconnected with traffic signals. The company has delivered signal solutions for some of North America’s most complex highway – rail grade crossing intersections. In additi on to preemption design, review and remediation , CTC also offers signal engineering and design, turnkey signal construction, quiet - zone implementation, forensic reconstruction of signal system operations and patented signal products for grade crossings int erconnected with highway traffic signals