Los Angeles Union Station

Owner: LA County Metro Authority
Client: Terracon Consultants
Land Area: 38 Acres
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Services: Utility Mapping; Building Heights; Exterior Dimensions; Parking Counts; Aerial Photogrammetry; Topographic Survey

Project Description: Union Station, a Los Angeles landmark since 1939, sees over 100,000 passengers every day. The station’s age and sheer volume of visitors necessitates consistent facility management and upgrades.

To assist Terracon in preparation of a Facility Condition Assessment for the Metro Transit Authority, MCC completed and updated ALTA survey to include the location of all underground utilities. The scope further included review of survey records from the 1930s, aerial photogrammetry, parking counts, and calculations of building heights and exterior dimensions.

Culver Blvd. & Highland Ave. | Pre-Planning & Pre-Design Services

Owner: LADWP – BOE
Client: Tetra Tech
Land Area: 2 Miles
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Services: Utility Mapping; Right-of-Way Mapping; Topographical Surveys

Project Description: The LA Complete Streets Program (CSP) was formed in 2017, funded in part by the newly created State SB1-Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Account. Formed in conjunction with Engineering and the Department of Transportation, the CSP was tasked to identify areas in need of advanced planning and design services to conform with state reconstruction standards.

As Surveyor of Record, MCC conducted topographical surveys, right-of-way mapping, and utility mapping of approximately two miles of busy thoroughfare to prepare for the CSP’s planned street improvements.

Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant

Owner: City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering
Client: Brown & Caldwell / The Murray Company
Land Area: 210Acres
Location: Playa Del Rey, CA
Services: Quality Control Surveys; Topographic Surveys; As-Built Surveys; Aerial Mapping

Project Description: Occupying 210 acres, the Hyperion Water Plant is one of Los Angeles’ largest reclamation plants, receiving and treating an average flow of 260 million gallons per day of wastewater. To prepare for the design and construction of a new Advanced Purification Facility, thorough surveying of the large campus was required.

In partnership with Brown & Caldwell and The Murray Company, MCC provided detailed topographical, as-built, and design surveys, including utility mapping, laser scanning, and control network calibration. Our work will be used by the City’s Engineers for ongoing and future maintenance and capital improvement projects.