- Briefing Room
Collier and Lee Counties, Florida
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
The iROX project involved the expansion of I-75 through Collier and Lee counties in Florida. The project had several components:
The six lanes opened one year ahead of schedule, and the I-75/Immokalee Road Interchange opened nine months ahead of schedule.
Federal funds - $340 million
State Growth Management Funds (GMR) - $81.6 million
State Transportation Regional Incentive Program (TRIP) funds - $4.9 million
State funds (excluding GMR and TRIP) - $26.3 million
Local funds - $4.9 million
|Project Delivery / Contract Method||
ACCI/API - Joint venture of Anderson Columbia Co. and Ajax Paving Industries
|Project Advisors / Consultants||
HDR - Design and construction services
Metric Engineering - Construction engineering and inspection
|Duration / Status||
Notice to proceed issued in June 2007. Ground breaking occurred in October 2007. Widening to six lanes opened ahead of schedule in December 2009. The I-75/Immokalee Road Interchange reached final acceptance in September 2010.
Closed. The joint venture began receiving payments from FDOT in October 2007, at first on a monthly basis and then on a quarterly basis after August 2008 when the initial funding ran out. Approximately $380 million was paid out during the project's construction period and $78 million after completion. The last payment to the contractor occurred in October 2011.
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