Engineering And Construction Teams Announced For Uinta Basin Railway
By Kristin Forbis, May 16, 2022
Rio Grande Pacific Corporation announced on Friday that it has selected the engineering and construction firms for the final engineering and construction of the Uinta Basin Railway. AECOM, the number 1 engineering firm worldwide, will do the final engineering design and Skanska-WW Clyde Joint Venture will do the construction of the railway, excluding the tunnels. Obayashi Corporation will do the final design and construction of the railway’s tunnels. The announcement shared that a key selection criterion for Rio Grande was the commitment of AECOM, Skanska-Clyde, and Obayashi to a tribal and local hiring preference, and to include within their teams to the greatest degree practical the construction and engineering firms located within the Uinta Basin and the counties of the Seven County Infrastructure Coalition.