Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is constructing a Regional Transportation Center adjacent to the Prime Osbourne Center in Jacksonville, Florida. The Final Concept Design document shows the Center to include a 6-story administration building, bus canopies, a pedestrian bridge to the Prime Osbourne, an open-air skyway, new pavements and other improvements. In addition, an Intercity Bus (Greyhound) Terminal is being constructed on the campus. The JRTC construction project will be built in two phases. Phase I is the Intercity Bus Terminal (IBT) that is currently under construction with a January 2018 completion date. Phase II is the construction of the bus transfer facility and administration building. The estimated completion date for Phase II is November 2019.
Meskel & Associates Engineering is providing geotechnical engineering and verification testing (VT) testing soils and concrete alongside the contractor’s QC firm. MAE is also providing as-needed geotechnical consulting services during the construction phase. This has included recommendations for underdrain installation, and use of existing soils as subgrade for the proposed pavement section.
Intercity Bus Facility (Greyhound) – To be completed by early 2018. JTA Administrative Offices including other amenities such as Parking, Pedestrian Bridge over Forsyth and Sidewalk improvements, Skyway improvements to include supervisor/driver’s area, restrooms and customer service, Other (kiss-n-ride, taxi, car share, bike share – to be ready for service by end of 2019)h