Amtrak Design Services Phase II New Carrollton Station

Amtrak Design Services Phase II New Carrollton Station

Project Overview

For Amtrak’s Next Generation of High Speed Rail Infrastructure, Phase II of the New Carrollton Station improvement project begins with Design services for a new platform, head house, station signage, and modification to the existing station.

Scope included:

• Full construction documentation and service.
• Code analysis for life safety and egress requirements for platform and station levels.
• Code review drawings, construction phasing plans and construction staging plans.
• Constructability review.
• Specifications.
• Drawings: Site/Civil, Demolition, Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Elevator, Stair and Escalator drawings, and any other necessary drawings including signage and furnishing.
• Monthly project reports.

Envision provided cost estimating and scheduling services for the second phase of this Amtrak project to further the advancement of the New Carrollton station. Envision’s cost estimating team with base their detailed construction cost estimate on the existing station, drawings, and other materials provided to maximize the budget and advance the project. The scheduling team provided a design and construction schedule, as well as the necessary updates including weekly and monthly status reports. Familiarity with the station from past work gave Envision’s staff an in-depth understanding on the most efficient methods to improve the station for efficiency and the convenience of Amtrak passengers.

Project Information

Owner Amtrak
Project Start October 2017
Project End Ongoing
Project Cost Design Phase
Envision’s Role
  • Cost Estimating
  • Scheduling