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Flatiron Breaks Ground on Los Angeles International Airport Automated People Mover

Broomfield, Colorado (March 21, 2019) – Flatiron, one of the largest infrastructure contractors in North America, announced that the LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) joint venture team broke ground recently on the Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Automated People Mover project for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). Flatiron together with partners ACS Infrastructure Development, Balfour Beatty, Bombardier Transportation, Dragados USA, Fluor and Hochtief PPP Solutions will design, build, finance, operate and maintain the $4.9 billion project.

“Flatiron is proud to be part of the LINXS consortium and the opportunities this project brings to the local community and region,” said Dale Nelson, Senior Vice President of Flatiron’s Southwest Division. “Our strong commitment to local hiring and working to develop opportunities for local small businesses is a centerpiece of this world-class project that is expected to generate thousands of jobs.”

The elevated driverless transit system which is expected to be operational by 2023 includes six stations along the 2.25-mile alignment will connect travelers and employees to new Intermodal Transfer Facilities, the new Consolidated Rental Car Facility and the LA Metro transit network at the Airport Metro Connector (AMC) Station.

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Flatiron develops innovative solutions to build transportation and infrastructure projects across the U.S. and Canada including roads, bridges, highways, rail transit, airports, dams, and water treatment and storage facilities for both public and private clients. Flatiron delivers projects through a variety of alternative delivery methods including design-build, construction manager/general contractor, bid-build and public-private partnerships. To learn more, visit

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