Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) on 21 September shortlisted all five teams that submitted SOQs for the USD 1.85bn – 2.10bn LAX automated people mover (APM) P3.
The five teams were evaluated and ranked according to their financial qualifications (20%), operations and maintenance qualifications (20%), design and construction qualifications (20%), project approach (30%), and inclusivity (10%).
The teams and their respective scores are as follows:
Gateway Connectors: Kiewit, Meridiam Infrastructure Managers, Skanska (88.57)
LINXS: HOCHTIEF, Grupo ACS, Fluor Corporation (63.50)
LAX Connecting Alliance: Aberdeen Asset Management, Acciona, Axium Infrastructure, OHL Concesiones, Charles Pankow Builders, Star America Infrastructure Partners (62.30)
LA Connext Partners: Bechtel, Bombardier, Cintra, Ferrovial, John Laing (57.13)
PWA: AECOM Capital, Plenary Group, JLC Infrastructure, Sumitomo Corporation, Walsh Group (56.17)
The authority intends to issue a draft RFP for the DBFOM project on 27 October. A final RFP is anticipated in June 2017.
The board will select a preferred proponent in December 2017. Financial close is scheduled for March 2018.
The APM is part of LAX’S Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP), which comprises four major components.
The first is an Automated People Mover (APM) system, which would provide free access to the central terminal area 24 hours a day. The others are a consolidated rental car facility (CONRAC), new public parking facilities and multiple locations for passenger pick up and drop off.