Client
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
Location
Dallas, TX, U.S.

TxDOT I-635 LBJ East Freeway Project

A Fluor-led joint venture composed of Fluor and Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. was selected by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to design and construct the I-635 LBJ East Project in Dallas.

The I-635 LBJ East Project will improve the capacity and operational efficiency of the portion of the I-635 loop around north and east Dallas from east of U.S. Highway 75 to I-30.



Client's Challenge

I-635, also known as LBJ Freeway, carries more than 200,000 vehicles per day. The overall project goal is to improve mobility and reduce traffic congestion in this main Dallas-Fort Worth commuter corridor. The completed project is also expected to improve safety and mobility within the I-635 corridor as well as improve access to existing roadway connections.

The project involves significant reconstruction and improvements to the I-30 interchange and a section of I-30 from west of Gus Thomasson Road to east of N. Galloway Avenue in Dallas County, Texas. Construction will include the addition of a general purpose lane in each direction and rebuilding the existing managed lane in each direction to this critical section of I-635.

The project will also feature the construction of continuous frontage roads with numerous intersection improvements for the frontage roads and cross streets to function more efficiently, including the design and construction of a signature bridge at the Skillman/Audelia intersection.



Fluor's Solution

The Fluor team’s scope of work includes the widening and full reconstruction of about 11 miles of I-635. The contract also includes an option for Fluor to provide capital maintenance services following construction of the project.

In addition to the management personnel on the project, the Fluor-Balfour joint venture will employ about 500 craft workers at peak.



Conclusion

A Fluor-led joint venture is designing and constructing the I-635 LBJ East Project to improve mobility and reduce traffic congestion in Dallas. Substantial completion is anticipated in late 2024.