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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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The project includes reduction in travel lane width, 5-foot-wide sidewalks, dedicated bicycle lanes and decorative crosswalks.
WGI was recognized for awards in the Interstate, Design-Build, and Alternative Contracting categories.
The Design-Build Team received a perfect Contractor’s Past Performance Rating of 110 and completed the project an impressive 104 days ahead of schedule.
Aligning responsibilities and risk by joining the forces that depend so heavily upon each other, benefits all parties – especially the taxpayer.
Phase I, which will cost an estimated $1 million, involves improvements to be made along Northeast Second Avenue from Northeast Eighth Street/George Bush Boulevard to Northeast 13th Street.