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Caltrain Capital Improvement Program

Caltrain undertook an expansive capital improvement program involving multiple rail modernization projects that ranged from construction of new track, station, and maintenance facilities to enhancements of right-of-way, roadway crossings, electrification, and operational capacity.

Services Provided: The Allen Group supported projects as needed with disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) labor and contract compliance. Responsibilities included: verifying prevailing wage records and monitoring DBE assignments; attending weekly meetings to ascertain assignment of DBE work in keeping with contract; monthly status reporting on DBE activities; on-site inspections of DBE performance; interviewing and monitoring DBE crafts; maintaining/reviewing weekly submittals of certified payrolls; and desk audits to verify that certified payrolls reflected the labor codes.