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Flatiron Part of Consortium Selected as Recommended Developer for Los Angeles International Airport’s New Automated People Mover

Broomfield, Colorado (February 2, 2018) – Flatiron Construction Corp., one of the largest infrastructure contractors in North America, together with consortium partners ACS Infrastructure Development, Dragados, HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions, Fluor, Balfour Beatty and Bombardier have been named as the ‘Recommended Developer’ for the Los Angeles International Airport’s New Automated People Mover (APM). This is the first time a Public Private Partnership (P3) Design Build Finance Operate Maintain (DBFOM) method will be used to construct and operate an automated people mover.

This unique P3 transit project includes planning, financing, construction, and 25-year operation and maintenance of the APM. This elevated driverless transit system with 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.

Los Angeles International (LAX) is the fourth busiest airport in the world and second in the United States. The APM project is worth $1.95 billion and is anticipated to be operational in 2023.

About Flatiron Construction Corp.
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