Ferrovial continues its streak in the United States with a contract in North Carolina | Economy

Ferrovial continues to grow strongly in the United States. In addition to highway concessions in operation and under construction and the major project to modernize New York’s JFK airport, its construction subsidiary in the country, Webber, has chained a series of contracts for several states, the last of them in Carolina from North.

Through Webber, Ferrovial has been awarded the extension of an eight-mile (12.8 kilometer) section of I-95, located in North Carolina. The Department of Transport has selected the company to carry out the work, valued at 283 million dollars (equivalent to about 278 million euros).

The contract is Webber’s second project in that State, where other divisions of the company are also present. The subsidiary is currently working on 52 civil works projects in Texas, Georgia, Virginia and North Carolina. In addition to the recent award for the expansion of four highways in Texas for 332 million euros, the award for the construction of a section of approximately five kilometers of the I-74 motorway for 262 million dollars (equivalent to more than 230 million of euros). A wave of contracts for about 850 million euros.

Among the different works of the new awarded project, the increase in the capacity of the road from four to eight lanes, the replacement of several bridges and overpasses; as well as the improvement of the sewage system. “The work, which is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2026, will improve the safety of the motorway, while reducing congestion and guaranteeing more reliable travel times,” says Ferrovial.

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