Sound Transit O & M Facility

Project Value: $250 Million

Darren was the Design Quality Manager throughout the design stage for this 165,000 sf Operations & Maintenance Facility for Sound Transit. It will house 100 Siemens light rail cars as part of the overall transit system expansion in Washington State. The $250M project is being delivered under a Design-Build approach using fast-tracking. As the Design Quality Manager, Darren was responsible for the development of the overall Design Quality Program for the project and for the oversight of its implementation. Building consistent of conventional structural steel with large spans and reinforced concrete foundation with ground improvement. Included overhead bridge cranes of 35 tonne capacity and specialized equipment related to maintenance activities. The project is targeting LEED Silver certification and will be constructed to achieve a variety of sustainable goals to reduce environmental impact and optimize performance.