SAME MSP Post January 2022 Virtual Meeting


Construction Update on the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project

Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at 12:00pm-1:00pm CST

Professional Development Hours: 1.0 PDH


Nic Dial, Acting Director of Construction, Metropolitan Council

Cost: $0

Location: Eventbrite Online Virtual Meeting. 

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Presentation Synopsis:

A general update on the 14-mile Metro Green Line Extension (Southwest) LRT Project as it enters its third year of construction. Major bridge and tunnel structures will be highlighted, as well as some of the successes and challenges that the Project team has handled so far. 

Speaker Biography

Nic Dial currently serves as the Metropolitan Council’s acting Director of Construction for the Metro Green Line Extension Light Rail Project. He has been involved with the project as part of the construction leadership team since 2017. Nic began his professional career in 2004 as a structural engineer working on commercial and residential projects in Phoenix, AZ, and Denver, CO. In 2007, he transitioned into construction management on high-end residential projects. Nic moved to the public sector in 2011 where he worked on the voter-approved FasTracks transit expansion program for the Regional Transportation District in Denver, CO. He held various titles in design and construction management working on multiple commuter rail projects, including the University of Colorado A Line (23 miles), B Line (6 miles), G Line (11 miles) and N Line (13 miles). Nic graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign, IL and is registered as a professional engineer.