Ferrovial lands $340m in Texas road jobs

The works take place in Kaufman, Denton, Collin and Comal counties (Image courtesy of Ferrovial)
Ferrovial, through Webber, its US subsidiary, has been awarded contracts to expand four highways in Texas for $340m.

The Texas Department of Transportation selected the company to undertake projects in Kaufman, Denton, Collin and Comal counties. The four projects are scheduled to commence late in 2022 and be completed in 2025.

Under the first contract, Ferrovial will widen US Route 80 in Kaufman county from four to six lanes. The work, worth $119.5m also entails rebuilding access roads and replacing bridges.

In Denton county, the company will upgrade and widen a section of road between IH-35 and FM 455 to six lanes. This contract is worth $111m.

Ferrovial will also widen a 7.2km stretch between FM 2514 and Parker Road in Collin County. The work includes rebuilding the existing road and adding new lanes to create a four-lane urban highway.The contract is worth $50.4m.

The fourth project, in Bulverde, entails widening a four kilometer stretch of State Highway 46 from two to six lanes. The work includes upgrading storm drains and diverting a gas pipeline.

With these contracts, Webber is working on 51 heavy civil projects in Texas, Georgia, Virginia and North Carolina.

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