FOOTHILL GOLD LINE February 2017 Project Status Memo

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February 14, 2017
In January, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority Board of Directors approved an updated project schedule for the 12.3-mile, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair. The updated schedule is based on detailed constructability reviews conducted as part of the advanced conceptual engineering phase and a more extensive understanding that the next segment is really two major construction projects in one – first the freight and Metrolink relocation/reconstruction, and then the light rail system construction.

The project will break ground in October 2017 and is anticipated to reach substantial completion in late-2025 to early-2026. The first year will be spent relocating utilities, conducting other pre-construction activities, and hiring a design-build contractor. A contractor is anticipated to be hired in late-2018 for the seven to eight year, design-build project.

Plans are still being developed for the ground breaking ceremony. As more is known, we will share the details. Below is the updated Glendora to Montclair work plan, approved by the Construction Authority board at their January meeting:

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Contact:
Lisa Levy-Buch
llevybuch@foothillextension.org, (626) 471-9050