Ferrovial Bags Northeast Expansion Central Project in San Antonio
Ferrovial, via its subsidiaries, Ferrovial Construction and Webber, has been selected by the Texas Department of Transportation for the Interstate 35 Northeast Expansion design-build project. The estimated value of the project is more than USD 1.5 billion with construction starting in 2022 and spanning about six years. The project consists of the design, construction and maintenance of approximately 9.5 miles of non-tolled improvements along I-35 including the construction of approximately 18 miles of additional elevated main lanes. I-35 NEX Project that spans the cities of San Antonio, Live Oak, Selma and Schertz, in Bexar and Guadalupe Counties.
The project scope of work consists of construction of elevated managed lanes between the existing main lanes and frontage roads and eight bridges, and the reconstruction and widening of the Loop 1604 general purpose lanes and bridges. It includes more than 800 spans of bridge construction, 4,500 concrete beams, 31 million pounds of steel girders and six million square feet of bridge decks.