Earthquake Safety Program Station Structures – A Line Bay Fair Aerial Station

Client: Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART)
Location: Oakland, CA
Size: Retrofit of BART Bay Fair Station with 700′ Platform, Concourse, and Ancillary Equipment Rooms
Cost:  $10 Million
Start Date: 2011
Completion Date:  2013

Role :  

Anil Verma Associates, Inc. (AVA) was responsible for the review and design of existing utilities that were impacted by the seismic retrofit of the BART Bay Fair Station. The scope was to provide recommendations on existing utilities that may need to be removed, relocated, or supported and/or protected in place. The task included site utility investigations, review of as-built drawings, utility tracking log records, and preparation of the Utility Plan.

Description :

The Bay Fair Aerial Station was built in the early 1970s as a part of the BART Heavy Rail Transit System serving the Bay Area communities. This station consists of eleven (11) double-column, cast-in-place, reinforced bents founded on combined pile footings, and the platform girders are 6’-0” deep, cast-in-place reinforced concrete tee-shaped sections. The station entrances, ticket vending machines, restrooms, and station agent booths are located at- grade on the concourse level, adjacent to the street with access for pedestrians and links to surface parking lots.



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