Engineering services firm Michael Baker International has been selected to provide general program management and engineering services to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA), an independent state agency serving Duval County.
Under the $15 million and five-year contract, the firm will assist JTA with delivering the overall work program as part of the Construction, Automation and Capital Programs division.
Michael Baker will be responsible for the engineering and development of capital projects, as well as program management, construction oversight and advisory services for strategic projects. The company will provide full multi-modal transportation program management and engineering services, including waterfront engineering and autonomous vehicles.
JTA serves the largest city in the continental U.S. in terms of landmass. It designs and constructs bridges and highways, provides varied mass transit services, including express and regular bus service, community shuttles, a downtown Skyway monorail, the St. Johns River Ferry, the Gameday Xpress for various sporting events at TIAA Bank Field, Paratransit for the disabled and elderly and Ride Request on-demand services.