Four road building companies and joint ventures will contest for building the planned $1 billion overhaul of the Georgia 400/Interstate 285 interchange.
The Georgia Department of Transportation dealt out a shortlist of potential builders. The finalists include AWH Roadbuilders LLC, Dragados-Flatiron-Prince JV, North Perimeter Contractors, and a joint venture of Skanska/Balfour Beatty.
AWH Roadbuilders includes contractors Archer Western Contractors LLC and Hubbard Construction Co. and engineering firm Parsons.
Dragados-Flatiron-Prince JV includes contractors Dragados USA Inc., Flat Iron Constructors Inc., Prince Contracting and engineering firms Figg Bridge Engineering and Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
North Perimeter Contractors includes contractor Ferrovial Agroman US Corp. and engineers The Louis Berger Group Inc. and Neel-Shaffer.
The Skanska/Balfour Beatty joint venture includes contractors Skanska and Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Inc. and engineering firm Atkins.
The project is allocated into two projects, the I-285/SR 400 Interchange Reconstruction and Georiga 400 collector-distributor lanes. The two stand-alone projects are proposed to be constructed as one public-private project. It is expected to be let to a public-private partnership team in late 2015.Construction is estimated to begin in 2016 and take 42 months.
GDOT is performing early-acquisition of a number of parcels at in the core interchange area. These early acquisitions are anticipated to be completed by December 2016.