Airports/Transit, Award of Merit: Bob Hope Airport Regional Intermodal Transportation Center, Burbank

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The $91.8-million facility can serve as a regional earthquake command center.

When bids came in $46 million over budget, the project underwent extensive value engineering—accomplished while preserving the program and functionality. Multiple procurement packages allowed for a design-build approach to such elements as a five-level parking structure, three-level rental-car building, a pre-engineered customer service building, a bus station and an elevated walkway. More than 100, triple-pendulum-bearing isolators were installed on columns to minimize seismic motion. The $91.8-million facility can serve as a regional earthquake command center.

Key Players

Contractor McCarthy Building Cos.

Owner Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority

Lead Design PGAL

Program/Construction Manager gkkworks/STV Build RITC Team

Engineers Miyamoto Intl.; Saiful Bouquet Structural Engineers; JMC2; PBS Engineers




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