Infrastructure consulting firm AECOM announced that it is serving as Lead Engineering Firm for the team selected by the Texas Department of Transportation, TxDOT, to deliver the Southeast Connector, a project that aims to improve mobility, safety, and transportation options for travelers in the Fort Worth area. In this role, AECOM will work with Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc. to support South-Point Constructors, a fully integrated joint venture between Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. and Austin Bridge & Road, LP, with a combined 140 years’ experience delivering projects for TxDOT.The nearly USD 1.6 billion base-bid Southeast Connector project consists of the design, construction, and maintenance of over 16 miles of non-tolled freeways, frontages, and local access in the Fort Worth area at interchanges I-820, I-20, and US 287. Once delivered, the design-build project is anticipated to improve overall mobility, operational efficiency, accessibility, safety, and emergency response within the city limits.South-Point Constructors’ safety-first, construction-driven design solutions for the Southeast Connector project focus on continued mobility with minimized impact to the traveling public. Using a unique and integrated project controls technology platform, the joint venture will manage risk and outcomes with real-time visibility and actionable insights across the scope, cost, and schedule of the project. In addition, the design and construction teams are committed to implementing a proactive approach to optimizing disadvantaged business enterprise requirements and supporting a culture of equity and inclusion.