On April 16, the LACMTA recommended to its board of directors that Regional Connector Constructors be awarded the contract. The board voted on the recommendation and gave the official go-ahead on April 24.
LACMTA said Skanska/Traylor attained the highest overall ranking among four bidders, with the highest technical and evaluated pricing scores. Skanska/Traylor also told LACMTA it planned to complete construction 115 days early and would absorb the cost of any LACMTA- or subcontractor-caused delays.
The LACMTA board also approved an additional $39.9 million for the Regional Connector Life-of-Project budget, bringing the total to $967.1 million.