Ferrovial Services in North America has been awarded new and extended road maintenance and vegetation management contracts in Texas, Florida, Georgia, Alaska and Washington D.C. worth $136 million.
The company will be in charge of maintaining roads, tunnels, drainage easements and lighting, as well as traffic monitoring and vegetation management.
In Texas, Ferrovial Services will provide vegetation management and debris clearing services for multiple sectors under two separate contracts of the Harris County Flood Control District in Houston. It will maintain 2,100 acres of stormwater drainage and storage areas in the flood-prone areas of Houston.
Ferrovial Services will conduct routine maintenance work for the Florida Department of Transportation along 112 centerline miles of roads in Polk County over the next seven years. The contract covers maintaining waterways, overpasses and lighting, and traffic services. Over the next five years, Ferrovial Services will also be in charge of maintaining 120 centerline miles of State Road 5, Highway US 1 and State Road A1A in Monroe County. This contract includes maintenance of overpasses and underpasses, inspections of flood mitigation areas, lighting, and repair of fixed bridges.
In Florida’s Washington and Jackson counties, Ferrovial Services will manage and perform all routine maintenance activities associated with turf management, litter removal, mowing, edging, and tree trimming on 350 miles of roadways through a five-year contract term.
Florida Department of Transportation also elected to renew two additional contracts in Pinellas and Madison counties. Both contracts have a seven-year term and a combined 1,400 miles of state roads to operate and maintain. The scope includes routine maintenance of roadway, roadside, traffic services, vegetation and aesthetics, and drainage assets along with performing emergency management on these networks.
Georgia Department of Transportation awarded Ferrovial Services two five-year contracts for maintenance of 9,000 acres of surface in the state’s District 4 (East and West). The contract also includes road maintenance, managing vegetation, mowing and litter collection.
For the fifth consecutive term, Alaska Department of Transportation has awarded Ferrovial Services a new five-year contract to operate and maintain the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel in Whittier, Alaska. At 2.5 miles, AAMT ranks as the longest highway tunnel in North America. As part of operations, Ferrovial Services trains, equips and staffs personnel for firefighting and emergency response, in addition to collecting tolls.
Washington D.C. Project
Washington D.C. District Department of Transportation renewed the option for Ferrovial Services to maintain 17 tunnels in the highway system for one year as part of its five-year contract. This contract covers structural maintenance, mechanical maintenance and fire systems, flood system testing and maintenance, electrical maintenance, emergency lighting and signage.
Transport Infrastructure in North America
In the U.S., Ferrovial Services performs operations and maintenance of transport infrastructure in Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Texas, and Washington D.C. In Canada, Ferrovial Services delivers operation and maintenance services on roads in Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay, Ottawa, and Peel Halton East and York (Greater Toronto) under contracts with the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario.
Ferrovial, a leading global infrastructure operator, is committed to developing sustainable solutions. It is a member of Spain’s blue-chip IBEX 35 index and is also included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and FTSE4Good; all its operations are conducted in compliance with the principles of the UN Global Compact, which the company adopted in 2002.