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Central Subway Project

Engineering and Technical Opportunities

This large-scale project adds two new underground tunnels and four subway stations. Providing a direct rapid transit link between downtown and the existing Third Line Route on 3rd Street, the Central Subway will vastly improve transportation from some of the city’s busiest, most densely populated areas once commissioned in 2020.

Project

Central Subway Project

Client

SFMTA / JACOBS

Location

San Francisco, USA

Time Frame

2011-2014

Budget

$1.57 Billion

Project Highlights

Approach and Innovation

JDK’s Principal Engineer aided in tunnel design review and implementation of monitoring instrumentation for the rapid transport link between SOMA, Union Square and Chinatown districts in San Francisco.

Value Added to Project

Acting as the clients representative, JDK effectively engaged with multiple contractors to safely and effectively deliver the geotechnical reporting and instrumentation requirements of the project. JDK effectively engaged with multiple contractors to safely and effectively deliver the geotechnical reporting and instrumentation requirements of the project. JDK’s professional interaction with relevant stakeholders and extensive geotechnical expertise proved highly successful. Precise inferences of ground conditions allowed the client to adhere to their deliverable schedule and utilise their resources efficiently.