Honolulu, HI, US
The Hart Airport Guideways and Stations project, valued at approximately $875 million, encompasses the design and construction of a new elevated guideway spanning over 5 miles. The guideway will connect the Middle Street Transit Center Station to Aloha Stadium in Hawaii. This 5.2-mile elevated guideway will serve as an extension between Aloha Stadium and the Middle Street Transit Center Station in Honolulu. The project includes the establishment of four stations along this route. It is the third installment in a series of initiatives aimed at designing and constructing the Honolulu Rail Transit Project—a 20-mile fixed guideway transit system featuring grade separation and 21 stations. Additionally, the team is responsible for building the Pearl Harbor Naval Base transit station, along with two new stations near the Honolulu International Airport and the Middle Street station. This contract signifies the third guideway project and forms part of HART’s plan to construct a 20-mile passenger-rail system in Honolulu. The section encompassing these developments will house four stations: Pearl Harbor Naval Base (PHNB) Station, Honolulu International Airport (HIA) Station, Lagoon Drive Station, and Middle Street Transit Center Station.
Portland Bolt was chosen by the general contractor to provide a majority of the fasteners needed for the construction of multiple different parts of the project. The majority of the fasteners required were 304 and 316 Stainless material. More specifically, the Studs and hex head bolts required met the requirement of F593-2CW and were all 1/2” in diameter. These bolts were paired with an F594 nut and a 316 stainless washer as well as custom 1/8″ x 1-3/4″ SS316 round plates. The packaging requirements for this job were unique as well. The anchor rods were traveling via ocean barge and air freight to Honolulu, Hawaii, and it was required that all of the anchor bolts be packaged in custom wooden pallet crates and specially labeled so that there wouldn’t be any confusion when the shipment reached the job site.