On November 30, 2015, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) awarded Pulice Construction, Inc. (Pulice) the South Bay Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Segment 1B Project, with a bid of $16,951,616.00. The project, bid on August 16, 2015, is expected to begin construction in January 2016 and reach completion within 300 days. The project consists of construction of a dedicated Bus Rapid Transit guideway within the existing median of an approximate two-mile segment of East Palomar Street, from Heritage Road to Olympic Parkway in Chula Vista, California.
The project scope also includes the construction of transit stations within the Heritage and Loma Verde areas of the Otay Ranch Master Plan Community. These transit station improvements include street furnishings, station signage, and station electrical and communication improvements. Additional components of the project involve underground utilities, storm drainage and storm water systems, recreational path restoration, pedestrian ramps, energy efficient street lighting, fiber optic communications, and traffic signal interconnect systems. The South Bay Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Segment 1B Project is Pulice’s first project with SANDAG.