Projects

I-215 WIDENING – SOUTH, RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION

In December 2010, the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) awarded a $15 million construction contract for the widening of six miles of Interstate 215 between Murrieta Hot Springs Road and Scott Road.  Road widening activities started in April 2011 and the Project is now complete. As prime consultant, SouthSTAR is successfully leading the construction management team to deliver this important ...

COLUMBIA AVENUE GRADE SEPARATION, RIVERSIDE, CA

This 4-lane roadway bridge was constructed over three tracks of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF).  The 4-span cast-in-place concrete girder bridge was designed by DMJM Harris AECOM.  Construction of the project, located within an industrial area of the City, required the installation of mechanically stabilized embankment (MSE) walls, extensive traffic detours, utility relocations, and the realignment of several ...

WEST LA MULTIMODAL CENTER

WEST LA MULTIMODAL CENTER (SCAG) Project Manager for project to analyze the feasibility of locating a multi-modal transportation center in the West LA area. Work included land use and transit analysis for existing future conditions. Made many presentations to key stakeholders in order to build consensus, including Councilman, County Supervisors, Congressional staff, Metro, Mayor’s staff and others.

OCTA LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN, AND FREEWAY MASTER PLAN

OCTA LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN, AND FREEWAY MASTER PLAN Project manager for the development and production of the County’s LRTP, including freeway and transit modal plans, financial analysis and other issues. This document served as the technical basis for the successful campaign to extend the half-cent sales tax for transportation.

LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (LAX) MASTER PLAN AND EIR/EIS (LAWA) Principal-in-Charge and Project Manger for a study of access problems and traffic mitigation including the development of a computer model covering a 50 square-mile area covering some of the heaviest traveled freeways and arterials in LA. Both airport traffic and non-airport traffic was modeled, dividing the categories of travel ...

CALIFORNIA MAGLEV DEPLOYMENT PROJECT

CALIFORNIA MAGLEV DEPLOYMENT PROJECT (CALIFORNIA BUSINESS, TRANSPORTATION AND HOUSING AGENCY; SCAG; AND HSRA) Principal-in-Charge and Implementation Task Leader for this feasibility study to analyze routes, stations, ridership forecasts, environmental impacts, financing and partnership potential for a 90-mile corridor from LAX to March Reserve Base. Extensive public involvement tasks were completed. The cost estimate for the corridor was $8 billion.

LA-PASADENA BLUE LINE (LIGHT RAIL – DESIGN/BUILD) PROJECT (LOS ANGELES TO PASADENA CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY)

LA-PASADENA BLUE LINE (LIGHT RAIL – DESIGN/BUILD) PROJECT (LOS ANGELES TO PASADENA CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY) Segment design and approvals from the Construction Authority and City of Los Angeles. During construction, provided maintenance of traffic (MOT) services to the contractor, including approvals from the local governments. Analyzed the new intersection configuration and several other options. Levels of Service were calculated and displayed for ...

LAX-PALMDALE GROUND ACCESS STUDY (SCAG)

LAX-PALMDALE GROUND ACCESS STUDY (SCAG) Project Manager and Task Leader, to the Prime Consultant, for the SCAG sponsored Project. The project study limits extend from the Los Angeles International Airport to Palmdale Regional Airport. Project Manager responsibilities include project scheduling, person-hour estimates, and budget control. In addition, Task Leader responsibilities include the evaluation of alternative concepts and alignments, capital ...

LAX-ORANGE COUNTY MULTI-MODAL HIGH-SPEED GROUND ACCESS STUDY

LAX-ORANGE COUNTY MULTI-MODAL HIGH-SPEED GROUND ACCESS STUDY (SCAG) Deputy Project Manager and Task Manager for this Feasibility Study, including ridership, routing, stations, parking, access (highway, street, rail and bus), environmental, revenue, joint development, costs, interim improvements and agency outreach. The corridor includes Union Station, West LA, LAX, Long Beach, John Wayne Airport, Irvine Transportation Center, and Anaheim. The study corridors include ...

TRAINING DYNAMICS PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

TRAINING DYNAMICS PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS Client: Major manufacturer of high-end automotive parts Problem: Customer service and sales reps lacked skills in clear, direct written communication, leading to errors on orders, slow and confusing responses, and frustrated customers who complained that much of the correspondence was so poorly written it was difficult to understand. Goal: Improve written communication skills so that all correspondence (internal and ...

HILLWOOD INVESTMENTS AND OTHER DEVELOPERS

HILLWOOD INVESTMENTS AND OTHER DEVELOPERS, RIVERSIDE AND SAN BERNARDINO COUNTIES, CA Advise Hillwood and others on the definition and applicability of allocated Vehicle Trip Credits, fee issues, Implementation Plans, and contributions to Congestion Management Program (CMP) projects as a result of industrial development at the Base site. Interfaced with SANBAG, WRCOG, County, and Industrial Developer concerning equitable ...

RED CAR SYSTEM

RED CAR SYSTEM (PORT OF LOS ANGELES) Task Manager for the San Pedro segment of the expansion of the Red Car trolley system, as part of the Waterfront Redevelopment Project. The project is intended to expand the system from the present 3-car system to as many as 8 to 10 cars with new alignments to the Wilmington area, beach, San Pedro, ...

COLORADO RIVER BRIDGE AT PARKER

COLORADO RIVER BRIDGE AT PARKER, ARIZONA

VICTORIA AVENUE BRIDGE SEISMIC RETROFIT, CITY OF RIVERSIDE

VICTORIA AVENUE BRIDGE SEISMIC RETROFIT, CITY OF RIVERSIDE Note: This project was awarded APWA, Inland Empire Branch, 2006 Project of the Year; APWA, Southern California Chapter - 2006 Project of the Year - Honorable Mention; and ASCE, Los Angeles Section - 2006 Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project - Honorable Mention. This project is being recognized for its innovative technical solutions to a ...

FAIR OAKS AVENUE/SR-110 CAPACITY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

FAIR OAKS AVENUE/SR-110 CAPACITY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, SOUTH PASADENA, CA Alternatives analysis, Project Study Report (PSR), environmental documents, and design for interchange and urban arterials in older community with existing congestion around interchange area ($12 million construction estimate). Extensive Public involvement has been done for this project. Elements of the project include widening the current SR 110 off ramp from two to four ...

RIALTO METROLINK STATION

RIALTO METROLINK STATION

60/91/215 INTERCHANGE

60/91/215 INTERCHANGE

Fortune 500 manufacturer of dairy and beverage products

Client: Fortune 500 manufacturer of dairy and beverage products Problem: Senior leadership team suffered from personality clashes, failure to communicate essential information in a clear and timely manner, favoritism toward some members, and lack of respect for each other. Goal: The GM wanted to create a high performance work team (HPWT) that would be a positive force throughout the plant and serve ...

15/210 INTERCHANGE

15/210 INTERCHANGE