Construction for the Wekiva Parkway Section 6 project is over 50% completed and is slated to be finished in March of 2021.
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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