Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Archer Western is the construction manager and general contractor for the DART light rail expansion program, one of the largest rail projects taking place in America today. The contract value is over $900 million and includes two large-scale rapid transit system extension projects and a 90,000 SF 2-story service and inspection facility to house maintenance and operation controls. Both rail contracts include a total of 25.8 miles of new light rail double track guideway, 14 at grade stations, 5 elevated passenger stations, 3 elevated bridge structures, 1.2 million SF of bridge deck, and 524 spans. A program of this magnitude requires the work of 1,500 personnel at any given time and a total of 3 million man-hours at the project’s completion.