URS Corporation was selected by the Port of Long Beach to provide master planning, engineering design services, and program management services for Phases Two, Three and Four of the Pier G Terminal Redevelopment Program in Southern California.

The estimated $500 million terminal redevelopment will be designed to further the Port of Long Beach Green Port Policy and San Pedro Bay Clean Air Action Plan.

New wharves will include shore-to-ship power, new green buildings will be designed to high LEED certification levels, and the terminal container yard operations will be electrified.

URS’s scope of work will include master planning, preparation of construction drawings, specifications, cost estimates, and schedules for multiple phases, program management, and subsurface and other utilities investigation services.

The Pier G Redevelopment Program is expected to include up to 16 separate construction phases over the next 10 years. Specific design services will include: Master planning to develop a terminal plan that provides efficient container storage and throughput, as well as incorporate new landfill areas to reconfigure the terminal land masses to 275 acres; geotechnical and environmental investigations in support of the design and architectural and engineering design for new terminal buildings.

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