Los Angeles Regional Connector

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) Regional Connector will make direct links among three light rail transit lines with passenger connections to heavy rail subway lines when completed.


Location

  • Los Angeles, California, USA

Project Status

  • Ongoing (95 percent completion)

Awards

  • 2022 Project of the Year from Engineering News-Record
  • 2020 PROJECT OF THE YEAR FROM UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION
  • 2020 TUNNEL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM TUNNEL BUSINESS MAGAZINE
  • 2019 PROJECT OF THE YEAR (BETWEEN €50M AND €500M) FROM INTERNATIONAL TUNNELING AND UNDERGROUND SPACE ASSOCIATION
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The all-encompassing multidiscipline scope of the Regional Connector project has been a professionally rewarding opportunity to use my career-long project management and technical experience of many projects. The Regional Connector project encompasses all technical disciplines for underground rail transit … everything is included.
Bill Hansmire Former WSP Project Manager
The Regional Connector project has been a unique experience of mine with WSP, as we have provided environmental and engineering services for the owner from the early planning stage through design and construction, to systems integration, testing, through start of revenue service.
Jason Choi WSP Project Manager

Key Numbers

Depth
100 feet 100 feet
Regional Connector Length
1.9 miles 1.9 miles
Twin-Bore Tunnel Length
5,700 feet 5,700 feet
Cut-and-Cover Box Tunnel
1,360 feet 1,360 feet