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Miami International Airport Automated People Mover

Project Highlights

  • Coordinated the design interface
  • Provided overall construction management
  • Constructed the vehicle running surface and the guidance and power rail system
American Airlines, Sumitomo Corporation
Miami, Florida
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RailWorks was part of a project management team to construct the new Automated People Mover (APM) system at Miami International Airport. The new system transports passengers between American Airlines' North Terminal gates, ticketing and baggage areas.

The APM system features four new passenger stations and associated equipment rooms, two new substations, and a maintenance and storage facility that includes several maintenance bays, a stinger system and a vehicle wash facility.

Led by prime contractor Sumitomo Corporation of America, L.K. Comstock was part of the project team with responsibility for overall design and construction management.

Sister companies L.K. Comstock National Transit and RailWorks Track Systems contributed the Project Scope deliverables.

Project Scope

  • Coordinated the design interface with the airport’s fixed facility designers and the vehicle manufacturer
  • Provided overall construction management services
  • Installed the power distribution systems, train control and communications systems
  • Constructed the 10,200 track feet of vehicle running surface with 14 switches and 20,400 feet of the side-mounted guidance and power rail system