The EL SEPTA @ Work
Market Street Elevated Reconstruction
Changing an Urban Landscape
and Invigorating a Community

 
 

PROJECT OWNER
Project Owner:
SEPTA
1234 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Mr. Jack Tepper
215-580-7577

COMPLETED: 2010

Total Project Cost: $370M
Synterra Responsibility:$370M

Synterra, Ltd. is responsible for a significant portion of the construction management for the Market Street Elevated Reconstruction Project.

This $370 million dollar reconstruction will dramatically change the look of West Philadelphia. It includes replacing 11,000 ft of El support structure, renovating six stations, constructing two new substations, and other related improvements.

Building Community Consensus
and Providing Opportunity.

As part of the Program Management Team, Synterra, Ltd. is responsible for coordinating the local stakeholders, community and business needs as well as mitigating the concerns from the residents resulting from this project in their West Philadelphia Community. Additionally, our involvement in the affirmative action coordination will ensure that residents of West Philadelphia and local contractors are given the opportunity to participate in the large amount of construction work resulting from this project.

Synterra, Ltd. also facilitated the coordination of an apprenticeship program for community residents. As part of the Program Management Team, Synterra, Ltd. assisted engineers, planners, and construction firms in coordinating their efforts to ease the impact on the community and the business.

This reconstruction project will improve traffic flow, increase handicapped access into the elevated stations, improve the pedestrian experience and improve the look of Market Street resulting in a more aesthetically pleasing Market Street that is both residential- and consumer-friendly.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
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