290/130 Flyovers Project
The 290/130 Flyovers project is being implemented using the “design-bid-build” delivery method. The most qualified contractor with the lowest responsive bid was Webber, LLC. The contract for $71.2 million was awarded to Webber, LLC by the Mobility Authority Board of Directors at the August 22, 2018 Board Meeting.
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority is a local, independent government agency created in 2002 to improve the transportation system in Travis and Williamson counties. The Mobility Authority implements innovative, sustainable, and multi-modal transportation solutions that reduce congestion and enhance quality of life and economic vitality in Central Texas. To learn more about the Mobility Authority, please visit www.MobilityAuthority.com
Headquartered in Texas, Webber LLC employs approximately 2,000 crew members and specializes in developing intelligent solutions that improve the communities in which we live. Founded in 1963, Webber is a leading commercial, heavy civil and waterworks construction company and material producer dedicated to safely providing intelligent solutions to its clients and community. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Ferrovial S.A., an international company based in Madrid, Spain, Webber has access to a global network of skilled engineers, best-in-class technology and vast resources. Webber is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with regional offices in North, South and Central Texas. Webber was selected by Engineering News-Record as 2018 Contractor of the Year for the Texas/Louisiana region and has been named a National AGC safety award winner for the past five consecutive years.
For more information on Webber, please visit www.wwebber.com.
The 290/130 Project has been developed in partnership with a number of other government agencies in Central Texas including the Texas Department of Transportation, the City of Austin and Capital Metro. You can find out more about our project partners below:
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is responsible for maintaining 80,000 miles of road and for supporting aviation, rail, and public transportation across the state. Through collaboration and leadership, TxDOT delivers a safe, reliable, and integrated transportation system that enables the movement of people and goods. Find out more at www.txdot.gov.
The City of Austin is responsible for building, maintaining and operating of city streets. The City also has the primary authority for regulating land use and development along transportation corridors, including the 290/130 Flyovers Project.
Capital Metro is the main transit agency serving the Austin metro area, providing bus, vanpool and carpool coordination services. The agency currently operates a commuter rail system that runs from downtown Austin to Leander. In addition to the rail service, Capital Metro offers commuters both local and express bus service in and around the Austin metro area.
The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is the regional transportation planning organization for Central Texas including Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson counties. CAMPO was established under federal law in 1973 and is governed by a Transportation Policy Board (CAMPO Board) comprised of regional and local officials. The purpose of CAMPO is to coordinate regional transportation planning with counties, cities, Capital Metro, the Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS), TxDOT, the Mobility Authority and other transportation providers in the region and to approve the use of federal transportation funds within the region.