HDR will lead a $ 1.4 billion pavement repair program in Los Angeles
Los Angeles chose HDR Architecture for the next three years as the pavement repair program manager.
The $ 1.4 billion, 30-year program aims to repair sidewalks to bring them in line with the Americans with Physical Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide Los Angeles residents with universal and equal access to public places. In Los Angeles, approximately 11 thousands of kilometers of sidewalks, the movement of many of which is difficult due to cracks, potholes and protruding tree roots.
HDR services in Los Angeles will include program management, design and construction work to implement the planned improvements. In addition to technical and managerial experience, the HDR team will complement the city’s own resources,providing design, computer modeling and graphics processing, database programming, construction management, and real estate related services. The HDR actively participates in municipal programs in other cities, including the five-year project in Boston, aimed at improving pavements, curbing and pedestrian crossings and a detailed study of the organization of foot traffic in Texas.