Calvin, Giordano & Associates, in partnership with HTNB, was the selected (CCEI) Concessionaire’s Construction, Engineering and Inspection consultants to provide services on this P-3 (Public/Private Partnership) Project, which was the first of its kind in the south Florida area. The Concessionaire”I595 Express, LLC, in conjunction with FDOT and FHWA, provided the financing, oversight and management for the next 30 years. The total project cost was $1.25 billion, the project extended from the I-75/Sawgrass Expressway interchange to the I-595/I-95 interchange. The corridor improvements along this 10.5 miles of roadway included: Tolled, reversible, ground-level express lanes within the median of I-595, Safety modifications to the I-595/Florida Turnpike interchange, Continuous connection of SR 84 between Davie Road and SR 7/US 441, Auxiliary lanes on I-595 with combined ramps, cross-road bypasses and grade-separated entrance and exit ramps. The express lane consists of three tolled, reversible Express Lanes. Each lane is 12 feet wide and there is a full 10 foot shoulder on each side. All motor vehicles, including trucks, is allowed to use the Express Lanes. At the peak of construction, the I-595 Express Corridor Improvements Project employed as many as 179 companies and 2470 employees.
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
ACS Infrastructure Development
Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI)