- The Texas Department of Transportation selected subsidiary Webber to undertake the project
- The project will increase the capacity and safety of the roadway.
- Work is scheduled to Run until late 2025
Ferrovial, through Webber, its US construction subsidiary, has been awarded a contract to widen state highway 36 in Brazoria County, Texas. Texas Department of Transportation (TxDoT) picked the company to execute this project, which is worth USD 113.6 million (equivalent to about €118 million). Work is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2023 and run until late 2025.
Under the contract, Webber will widen a 7.3-mile stretch of road (about 11.7 km) to two lanes with a middle turn lane. The work also comprises the construction of seven bridges and upgrades to storm drains.This project is part of the general improvements being undertaken by TxDoT along the SH 36 corridor, which serves the Port of Freeport, on the Texas coast. The upgrade will enhance the carrying capacity and efficiency of this important hurricane evacuation route, and will improve mobility and safety for the area’s growing population.
With this contract, Webber is working on 53 projects, in Texas, Georgia, Virginia and North Carolina. This US subsidiary of Ferrovial Construction was recently awarded a contract worth over €278 million to expand a highway in North Carolina. It was also selected to build four highways in Texas, in Kaufman, Denton, Collin and Comal counties, for €332 million. And it is working on the I-35 project in San Antonio, worth USD 1,500 million (some €1,273 million), in partnership with Ferrovial Construction.