Bechtel's Aerial Balancing Act

May 27, 2011
Bechtel’s work on the Dulles Corridor Metrorail project is spotlighted in the May issue of Roads and Bridges magazine.

The feature provides an in-depth look at how the aerial segments for the rail project are being built and the meticulous planning that goes into every element of their construction.

Read the story.

A Bechtel joint venture is designing and building Phase 1 of the 23-mile extension of the Metrorail Line for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. The extension—one of the largest construction projects in the United States—will bring rail service to fast-growing areas of Northern Virginia and provide a one-seat ride from Dulles International Airport to downtown Washington, D.C.

About Bechtel

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.