WGI is the lead designer and prime consultant for the HEFT widening from Bird Road to SR 836 and will be providing roadway, drainage, signing, and structural services as well as managing the sub-consultants.
2019 ACEC-FL Outstanding Project Award: I-75 Express Lanes Project
WGI was awarded the 2019 Outstanding Project Award for Outstanding Design-Build or CM at Risk Project for the I-75 Express Lanes Project which is located in FDOT’s District 4.
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida (ACEC-FL) annually recognizes outstanding achievements by its members in accomplishing Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) studies and projects. Firms are nominated for awards in seven project award categories including Outstanding Major Project, Outstanding Design-Build or CM at Risk Project, Outstanding Roadway Project, Outstanding Bridge Project, Outstanding PD&E / Planning Project, Outstanding Environmental Project, and Outstanding Special Project.
To be considered for an outstanding project award, transportation projects must have been included in FDOT’s 5-Year Work Program and must have been completed within the prior calendar year. The ACEC-FL Outstanding Projects Awards Committee comprised of FDOT and ACEC-FL representatives select the winner in each of the seven project categories.
This year a total of 23 nominations were submitted. See the full list of project award recipients: https://www.fleng.org/page/OPAAwards
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WGI’s SUE crews are utilizing some of our newest and most advanced equipment to work on this project safely and efficiently.
The project includes reduction in travel lane width, 5-foot-wide sidewalks, dedicated bicycle lanes and decorative crosswalks.
The $233-million I-75 Express Lanes Design-Build project created a 3.1-mile, four-lane tolled roadway within a 166-ft-wide median of Interstate 75.
Meet our Awesome Associate Raymond Valido, a Lead Transportation Manager in our Miami, Florida office. Raymond joined WGI two years ago and is a part of our Roadway Team.
WGI was recognized for awards in the Interstate, Design-Build, and Alternative Contracting categories.