I-95 Rigid Pavement Reconstruction Project Wins ‘Best in Construction’

FTBA AwardOrlando, FL—The Florida Transportation Builders’ Association (FTBA) presented the project team of GAI Consultants, Inc. (GAI) and Archer Western Construction, LLC., with a 2020 Best in Construction Award, Interstate category, for the I-95 Rigid Pavement Reconstruction between NW 29th Street and NW 131st Street, in Miami-Dade County, FL.

Highlights/Key Facts

About the Award

  • The award was presented to the project team at an awards breakfast on August 7, during the 2020 FTBA Annual Convention at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.
  • The annual FTBA Best in Construction awards highlight companies and individuals who worked on innovative, complex, and impactful projects around the state.

About the Project

  • GAI led the project design for roadway, structures, drainage, lighting, utility coordination, maintenance of traffic, signing and pavement markings.
  • The roadway work consisted of concrete pavement replacement and construction of five emergency stopping sites (ESS) in the median – three northbound and two southbound.
  • The ESS’s were constructed by shifting the northbound and southbound lanes onto the outside shoulders to complete construction safely behind temporary barrier walls.
  • The concrete pavement replacement was completed via nighttime and weekend lane closures, using high early strength concrete in order for lanes to reopen quickly to traffic.

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