Fluor-Led Joint Venture Selected as Preferred Developer for Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway
PHOENIX, AZ Fluor Corporation announces that its joint venture team was selected as the preferred bidder for a design-build and maintain project by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to provide design, construction, and maintenance services for the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway. Located in the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area, this will be the largest highway project in the state's history. Fluor plans to book its share of the final contract value in the first quarter of 2016.
The Fluor-led joint venture, Connect 202 Partners, is a design-build and maintenance partnership comprised of Fluor Enterprises Inc., Granite Construction Co., Ames Construction Inc., Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. as the lead designer, and DBi Services, LLC, as the joint maintenance partner.
The joint venture team will construct approximately 22 miles of Loop 202 running east and west along Pecos Road, turning north between 55th and 63rd avenues, connecting with Interstate 10 on each end. Major construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2016 with lanes opening in late 2019 or early 2020. Fluor and DBi Services, LLC, will maintain the lanes for 30 years with oversight from ADOT.
The Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway Project will deliver improved mobility via four lanes in each direction - three general-use lanes and one High-Occupancy Vehicle lane - and includes modern features of rubberized asphalt and aesthetics designed in partnership with the community.
"The selection of the Fluor-led joint venture to deliver Arizona's largest highway project in its history is a testament to Fluor's strong track record of safely delivering innovative public-private partnership (P3) projects and solutions to our clients," said
, President of Fluor's Infrastructure Business. "We plan to continue our industry-leading performance to deliver Arizona's first highway P3 project with the cost and schedule certainty the state expects."