JOA Selected by Orange County Transportation Authority for Measure M2 Construction Initiative

The Project/Construction Management firm will provide on-call services for the OCTA Measure M2 Management Office.

JOA Selected by Orange County Transportation Authority for Measure M2 Construction Initiative
Newport Beach, CA, October 03, 2018 --( JOA, a leading provider of project and construction management to public, private, and institutional clients in Southern California, announced today that it has been selected by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) to serve as an on-call consultant for the Measure M2 Program Management Office. JOA’s role will be to assist with the implementation of Ordinance #3 - the use of taxpayer funds to improve Orange County roads, public transportation, water quality, and transit services for seniors and disabled persons.

For this project, JOA has teamed up with Hout Construction Services (HCS), a highly-regarded transportation specialist firm. HCS specializes in comprehensive planning, engineering, and construction management services on large infrastructure programs for the transportation as well as other industries.

Together, JOA and HCS will bring policy, regulatory, technical, project management, and reporting capabilities to the M2 Management Office, with the goal of improving compliance and overall efficiencies. Specific responsibilities will include analysis of internal processes, audits and status reports, performance reviews, and annual reports.

“We are very pleased to have been chosen to provide project and construction management for the Orange County Transportation Authority,” said Jeff Oviedo, President of JOA. “JOA is always looking for new and innovative ways to improve productivity for our clients. Working with HCS, we will have the opportunity to advance the transportation capabilities of OCTA throughout the Southland.”

Sam Hout, Principal of Hout Construction, concurred, “We look forward to partnering with JOA to provide OCTA with an outstanding team of experts that know and understand Orange County’s transportation needs. With our combined knowledge and years of experience, we anticipate increased efficiencies across the board.”

Work on the various projects is scheduled to begin in the Fall of 2018.

About JOA
JOA is an expert in project and construction management for public, private, and institutional clients in Southern California. With a focus on capital improvement, infrastructure, industrial, retail, and office structures, JOA has over 20 years of experience managing large, complex projects across multiple sites and locations. Known for its collaborative approach, JOA relies on active communication to build and maintain relationships with contractors, sub-consultants, and other key stakeholders. JOA’s enthusiastic, efficient work style and distinguished design capabilities enable the company to deliver extraordinary results that meet and exceed their clients’ expectations.
Catherine Green