I-15 Express Lanes – Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC)

GCAP has been selected as the DBE and Labor Compliance support firm for the RCTC’s I-15 Express Lane improvement project.  GCAP is working with Parsons Transportation Group, the Project Manager Consultant to ensure the Design-Build project implements best practices for DBE and small business program approaches to maximize the participation of small businesses in this Federal Highway Administration funded project.

The RCTC, in cooperation with the California Department of Transportation District 8, is proposing this project to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion on this portion of the Interstate 15. All proposed improvements are anticipated to be constructed within the existing right of way, with the majority of the improvements occurring within the existing I-15 median.

  • Project cost has an estimated cost range of $425-$450 million
  • Project construction is anticipated to begin in 2018
  • Tolled express lanes are expected to be open to traffic in 2020


SR-91 Corridor Improvement Project

GCAP has been selected as the DBE and Labor Compliance support firm for the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s (RCTC’s) SR91 Corridor Improvement Project (SR91 CIP). GCAP developed the RCTC DBE Overall Project Goal, participated in the early small business and DBE outreach events, and is responsible for monitoring DBE participation on this design-build project.

San Diego Freeway (I-405) Improvement Project

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in cooperation with the  Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), is proposing to widen the San  Diego Freeway (I-405) between State Route 73 (SR-73) and Interstate 605 (I-605).  The purpose of the proposed improvement is to improve travel conditions for  work, recreation, school, and commerce by increasing freeway capacity, improving  traffic and interchange operations, and enhancing road safety to meet state and  federal standards.

I-405 project cost estimates range from $1.25 billion to $1.47 billion, depending on the option selected.  GCAP is a subcontractor to Parsons and will be providing labor compliance oversight and support for the I-405 project.

Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project

GCAP is supporting the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) with the DBE and small business program development and management.  The goal of the Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business (SB) Program is to increase DBE, Underutilized Disadvantage Business Enterprises, and small business participation in the pre-construction and construction phases.

The current project budget is $1.7 billion, exclusive of financing costs.  An overall DBE project goal of 11.3% has been established for the Mid-Coast project.  Learn more about this FTA-funded mega project by visiting the Mid-Coast Project web pages.