Project Description

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) East Side Access project is the biggest transportation infrastructure project being implemented in North America. Construction works for the $10.17bn project began in 2002 and are scheduled for completion in December 2022. East Side Access project involves the expansion of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), the busiest commuter railroad in the US. It will provide an alternative new stop for all the 11 LIRR branches at a new terminal and concourse being built beneath Grand Central Terminal (GCT) and include 11 miles (17.7km) of tunnelling works at Queens Borough and Manhattan.

Scope of Work

PBE was awarded the contract to provide a Leaky Feeder Communication System


United States


Metropolitan Transport Authority

Client contractor

Frontier Kemper

Main consultant

Gall Ziegler Consultants

Year of completion



Transportation - Rail