Granite Construction Inc. announced that it received a $45.8 million design-build contract to widen eight miles of State Route I-75 in Pasco County, Florida.
The contract was awarded by the Florida Department of Transportation.
The project includes final design and construction to widen I-75 (SR 93) North of SR 52 from four to six lanes, milling and resurfacing the existing pavement, ramp improvements, miscellaneous structures; signing and pavement marking; intelligent transportation systems; geotechnical, and environmental permitting.
Under the contract, the company will also install new storm water management facilities and flood plain compensation sites that will provide significant drainage improvements to the project site.
Construction is scheduled to begin in January 2014 and would take 24 months to complete.