Milpitas Station

Client: Valley Transit Authority (VTA)
Location: Milpitas, CA
Cost: (Station) $220 Million
Total Project Cost: $840 Million
Start Date: February 2012
Completion Date: 2018 (Projected)


The Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension (SVBX) Phase I Project, is a Design-Build project which extends the BART Heavy Rail System from the Warm Springs Station in Fremont to Berryessa Station in San Jose, CA. The 10-mile section encompasses the Milpitas and Berryessa Campuses and their related adjoining facilities, and Anil Verma Associates, Inc. (AVA) was the Architect of Record (AOR) and Engineers of Record (EOR), and Design and Construction Support to the joint venture team of Skanska, Shimmick, & Herzog Construction.

AVA provided Design Services including Architecture, Landscape, Structural, and Electrical for the Milpitas Station, the Pedestrian Overcrossing Bridge, Bus Transit Center, Parking Structure, Bike Storage/Bus Operators Facility, and the station-related Wayside Facilities. As Architect and Engineers of Record for this section, AVA coordinated with Skanska, Shimmick, & Herzog Construction Contractors team, produced the final design construction documents, and provided construction support services for the duration of this Design-Build project.


The Milpitas Station is situated on a 27-acre campus in the City of Milpitas, California, consisting of below-grade split boarding platforms, an at-grade concourse level, and a pedestrian overcrossing bridge connecting the station to the elevated VTA light rail Montague Station. The station campus also included consists of a 16-bus bay transit center, kiss and ride facilities, surface parking & parking structure, bike storage/bus operators facility, and various station-related ancillary facilities.


Milpitas Station: Ground level concourse with 700 feet below-ground split boarding platforms, 260-ft Pedestrian Bridge, and Wayside Facilities.

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