PHILADELPHIA and JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received four contracts to provide construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services on various projects for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The four contracts have a combined estimated value to Hill of approximately $3.3 million.
The first contract pertains to the construction of a Regional Traffic Management Center in Seminole County which will house the Florida Highway Patrol as well as FDOT’s Traffic Management personnel. The second contract pertains to State Route 13 (Cornell to San Marco Boulevard) and Dunn Avenue (I-295 to Biscayne Boulevard) improvements in Duval County which include resurfacing, drainage, sidewalks, signals, intersection improvements and gravity wall construction. The third contract pertains to the $35 million Little Lake Harris Bridge Reconstruction Project, which includes reconstruction of the bridge and approach roadway and adding sidewalks and lighting. The fourth contract pertains to the Florida Turnpike Enterprise’s SunTrax Test Facility, a 2.25-mile oval track developed as a hub for the research, development and testing of emerging transportation technologies related to tolling, intelligent transportation systems and automated and connected vehicles. The first two contracts were made directly to Hill as prime consultant and on the last two contracts Hill is a subconsultant to prime consultant Metric Engineering, Inc.
“We are honored that FDOT has turned to Hill to provide CEI services on these important improvement projects,” said Luis Lugo Jr., Senior Vice President and Regional Manager (Southeast/Caribbean/Latin America) for Hill’s Project Management Group. “We are confident that our team will deliver on all client expectations,” added Lugo.