WGI is entering the second year of our second five-year design support continuing services contract with the FDOT and Motor Carrier Size and Weight (MCSAW). This marks seven continuous years that WGI has provided design services to support the MCSAW objective of preserving Florida’s highway infrastructure.
Owner: Florida Department of Transportation District 1
Design-Builder: The Ajax and WGI DB Team
Engineer: Wantman Group, Inc.
Specialty Contractor: Florida Safety Contractors, Inc.
Specialty Consultants: Protean Design Group Tierra, Inc.
The District 1 Design-Build Pushbutton Contract is a 3.5-year-long task work order contract for high-priority safety improvements within FDOT District 1 ranging from pedestrian and signal upgrades to newly-signalized intersections. Design-Build gives FDOT an unprecedented ability to rapidly respond to safety improvement needs with the innovation and expertise of design-builders. Each task work order is designed, constructed, and achieves final acceptance within 365 days and costs under $1M. Under this contract the Ajax/WGI DB Team completed 56 task work orders across District 1, providing widespread improvements to safety with the best value, utilizing DBIA best practices.
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