Phase 3A-1 of the 95 Express program consists in converting the existing High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes to High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes, as well as one lane widening in each direction, resulting in two tolled Express Lanes in each direction from south of Broward Boulevard to north of Commercial Boulevard in Broward County.
BCC Engineering is the prime Design Project Manager. BCC’s Traffic Engineering Operations
group provided design and construction support service for S&PM and Signalization:
- Signing and Pavement Markings design was developed for 6.53 miles along I-95 encompassing express lanes ingress and egress connections and 5 interchanges connections. Also signing and markings at Broward Boulevard and Broward Blvd. Park and Ride was provided.
- The Signalization Scope included reconstruction of existing signals at Broward Blvd ramp terminals and a new Signal in the Broward Blvd Park and Ride Facility.
As the ITS Engineer for the project, the Team provided design services for Fiber Optic Cabling along length of project, Microwave Vehicle Detection Systems (MVDS), Closed Circuit Television (CCTV), Dynamic Message Signs (DMS), Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), Tolling DMS, Ramp Metering, Wrong Way Detection, and Generator backed power subsystems. BCC also handled modification to controller software for ramp metering operations.
I-95 Express Lanes and Ramp Signals - Phase 3A-1
Phase 3A-1 represents the first of several separate I-95 Express Lanes Design-Build projects that extend 95 Express from Stirling Road in Broward County to Linton Boulevard in Palm Beach County. The Phase 3A-1 limits are from south of Broward Boulevard to north of Commercial Boulevard.
Florida Department of Transportation, District 4
Broward County, Florida
$149 Million (Design-Build Contract)