Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)

Design Consulting for Three CNG-Transit Fueling Facilities

Santa Ana, Anaheim & Garden Grove, CA
8/05 to 11/08

Develop the design and specifications for one four-lane and two three-lane CNG-transit fueling facilities, each able to refuel buses with 62 diesel-gallon equivalents of CNG in 5 minutes.  Work includes development of sizing and capacity requirements (fueling demand vs. facility capacity) for turnkey fueling facilities, develop comprehensive performance-based narrative specifications for CNG systems including conceptual equipment plan, approve design and product submittals, conduct performance testing and verify project completion.  Also includes developing custom Excel-based proposal form for comparing aggregated life-cycle costs for capital, maintenance per unit of fuel, and operating energy.