The project consists of the construction of 3.1 miles of the eastern section of the future Interstate 74 Winston-Salem Northern Beltway.
Webber, a U.S. construction subsidiary of Ferrovial, announced that it has been awarded the contract for the I-74 Forsyth County project by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The $261.8M project consists of the construction of 3.1 miles of the eastern section of the future Interstate 74 Winston-Salem Northern Beltway between I-40 and Salem Parkway/U.S. 42.
“This is an exciting win for Webber as it is our first project in North Carolina. We are thrilled to be part of this major project which will be transformational for this growing region.”
The 3-mile portion of the Winston-Salem Northern Beltway will begin at I-74/U.S. 311 and end south of I-40, in the southeast of the city. The four-year project will help alleviate congestion and improve safety along heavily traveled routes in Forsyth County. Webber will begin construction on this section of the project in February with anticipated substantial completion in late 2026. The project involves:
- Seven bridges with 300,000 square feet of decks
- Over 45,000 feet of pile
- 338,000 pounds of structural steel
- 2 million cubic yards of excavation
- 57,000 linear feet of pipe
- 340,000 square feet of sound walls
- 341,000 tons of asphalt
- 268,000 square yards of Portland Cement Concrete Pavement
In addition, Webber anticipates the project will employ more than 100 Webber employees as well as about 200 local subcontractor employees.
Webber is currently working on 50 projects in Texas, Georgia, Virginia and North Carolina. Recently, Webber was awarded two projects valued at a combined $161 million in Texas, these include the expansion of IH 10 in Guadalupe County and building a 6.2-mile road with four bridges in Hays County. It was also recently awarded the more than $1.5 billion I-35 Northeast Expansion (NEX) design-build project with sister company Ferrovial Construction US.