North County Transit District
San Diego County, CA, U.S.

Sprinter Mainline and San Marcos Loop Projects

West Coast Rail Constructors (WCRC), a joint venture partnership between Fluor and Flatiron, was selected by the North County Transit District (NCTD) to convert approximately 22 miles of active freight rail between Oceanside and Escondido, California, to a new commuter rail service. Construction included new ballasted track, signaling systems, bridge and culvert structures, 15 new passenger station platforms, communications and controls systems, retaining walls, and landscaping. The $224 million Sprinter Mainline and the San Marcos Loop opened northern San Diego County to light rail transit. The San Marcos Loop was completed in July of 2007. The Mainline Project completed in December of 2007.