Transit Infrastructure Support

Valley Metro Rail – Northwest Extension Phase I

Transit Infrastructure Support Phoenix, Arizona

Structural Grace, Inc. designed three light rail transit passenger stations on the 3.2 mile Northwest Extension of the light rail system and coordinated Valley Metro Rail’s standardized design elements with architectural, electrical and civil disciplines as well as integrated art elements. Design elements included reinforced concrete foundations and architecturally-inspired steel columns and shade canopies and louvers.

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Valley Metro Rail – Northwest Extension Phase I, Dunlap Station Artwork Structural Design

Transit Infrastructure Support Phoenix, Arizona

Structural Grace, Inc. provided structural design and detailing services for a 60’x60’x20’ high structure as part of the artwork for Dunlap Station. This artwork structure provided shade and art elements that “funneled” the natural lighting around the station. The steel structure was designed with 20’ bays with intermediate framing at 10’ spacing and was designed to support both shade material and approximately 10 art pieces.

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Valley Metro Rail – Northwest Extension Phase I, Glendale Station Artwork Structural Design

Transit Infrastructure Support Phoenix, Arizona

Structural Grace, Inc. provided structural design and inspection services for the artwork installation at the Glendale Station. The artwork consists of a round steel column with ribbon steel that curves out and loops around to tie back into the column before looping out again (resembling a tree).

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Luis G. Gutierrez–Cushing Street Bridge

2014 Arizona Consulting Engineering Companies (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Grand Award
2012 Roads and Bridges Magazine Top 10 Bridge

Structural Design Tucson, Arizona

The Luis G. Gutierrez-Cushing Street Bridge celebrates the reunification, both socially and physically, of Tucson’s west side communities and downtown area. This iconic structure, which is the first multi-modal (modern streetcar, vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian) public works project in Arizona, creates a destination and attraction as well as a critical linkage for parts of Tucson that were previously isolated.

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City of Tucson Modern Streetcar

Construction Management/Transit Infrastructure Support Tucson, AZ

Structural Grace, Inc. provided construction administration services for the $56-M Modern Streetcar project in Tucson, Arizona.

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Valley Metro Rail – Tempe Town Lake Bridge

2007 ACEC Arizona Grand Award Winner

Construction Management Tempe, Arizona

Structural Grace, Inc. provided the Resident Engineer, Office Engineer, Inspectors and Contract Administrator for the $21 million Tempe Town Lake Bridge contract portion of the Central Phoenix/East Valley Light Rail Transit Project.

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Valley Metro Light Rail Central Phoenix/East Valley Station Finishes

Construction Management Tempe, Arizona

Structural Grace, Inc. provided Construction Administration, Construction Inspection and Contract Administration Services for the Station Finishes Contract which includes; 33 train stations; four transit centers; and three operator facilities.

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Valley Metro Rail – 48th Street Bridge

Construction Management Phoenix, Arizona

Structural Grace, Inc. provided resident and office engineering, inspection and clerical services for the $3 million 48th street Bridge Replacement contract.

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