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AUG 2018

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TUNNELINGONLINE.COM TBM: TUNNEL BUSINESS MAGAZINE // AUGUST 2018 B U S I N E S S B R I E F S 1 3 Tutor Perini Receives Notice of Intent to Award $410 Million Purple Line 3 Contract Tutor Perini Corporation, a leading civil, building and special- ty construction company, on June 15 announced that the Fron- tier-Kemper/Tutor Perini Joint Venture has received a notice of intent to award a contract from the L o- politan Transportation Authority for the Purple Line Extension Section 3 Tunnels Project. The contract value is anticipated to be approximately $410 million. The project involves the design and construction of twin bored tunnels for future Purple Line subway service spanning approxi- mately 2.6 miles between Century City and the VA Hospital in Westwood. The subway extension will provide a high-capacity, high-speed, dependable transit alternative for those traveling to and from Los Angeles' Westside. Tutor Perini is currently working on the Purple Line Extension Section 2 Project, which includes tunneling and construction of new stations in Beverly Hills and Century City. Tutor Perini has an impressive resume of successfully completed subway and other regional transportation projects, having constructed ma- jor portions of Los Angeles' Red Line subway and San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system. Tutor Perini is also cur- rently performing substantial work on San Francisco's Central Subway extension to Chinatown; California's High-Speed Rail system, which will eventually connect San Francisco and Los cess project; and Washington State's Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement project. Contract award for the Purple Line Section 3 Tunnels Project is expected in the next 30 to 60 days, with notice to proceed an- ticipated soon thereafter. Substantial completion is anticipated in the summer of 2022.

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