H&H is providing planning and engineering services for the Gateway Expressway improvement project, Segments 1-4 as part of the Archer Western–de Moya (AW-dMG) Joint Venture II design-build team. H&H’s responsibilities include: contributing to FDOT’s ATC (alternative technical concepts) process; traffic control plans design (Segments 2 and 4); traffic control plan coordination (All four segments); planning and design of new toll facilities (Segments 1, 2 and 4) and, bridge engineering services of four fixed bridges (within Segment 4).

The overall project goal is to provide the best value enhancements to DOT’s preliminary design through ATC and traffic control concepts that minimize disruption to traffic, provide efficiency, and improve mobility and safety. The project scope includes planning and design of new toll facilities and needed limited and controlled access connections from the Bayside Bridge on the north, US-19 on the west and the St. Pete Clearwater International Airport to I-275. Bridge engineering services include cost estimating, pile design analysis, and preliminary and final design plans for temporary MSE walls and four fixed bridges.

Made up of four distinct segments, the Gateway Expressway project, the largest project FDOT District 7 has every commissioned, will become a critical component of the Tampa Bay area’s growing transportation network. When completed, the expressway will provide a faster, safer and more convenient travel experience for long-trip commuters as well as relieve the local roadway network in the Gateway area.