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CEMEX participates in reconstruction of Central Florida's main highway

Date published: Aug 2, 2016

The I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project, a 21-mile makeover of Central Florida’s main interstate highway, will change the driving experience for countless Florida residents and visitors for decades to come. It’s the largest and most complex infrastructure project underway in the State of Florida today.

As a proud supplier of this monumental project, CEMEX USA is providing tailor-made solutions and building materials that will help to completely reconstruct the interstate , upgrading interchanges and bridges to meet the needs of the growing communities in Orange and Seminole Counties.

The $2.3-billion project is being developed through a public-private partnership contract between the Florida Department of Transportation and I-4 Mobility Partners, which is tasked with designing, constructing, financing, operating and maintaining the interstate for 40 years.

“We are very proud to be a part of the I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project, which will improve the lives of countless commuters and visitors in Florida,” said Ignacio Madridejos, President of CEMEX USA. “This project reaffirms CEMEX’s commitment to help build a better future for the communities in which we operate.”

CEMEX is expected to supply more than 4,900 truckloads of reinforced concrete pipe and more than 375,000 of the 620,000 cubic yards of concrete required for the project, which is being built by SGL Constructors, a joint venture of Skanska, Granite and Lane.

“This project will bring the interstate, which was built in the 1960s, to meet current industry standards and better accommodate the number of vehicles traveling on the interstate today. Both the driver and passengers will benefit greatly. The driver will realize greater reliability, reduced travel times, better traffic flow and improved visibility, while passengers especially will enjoy an enhanced aesthetic experience,” said Brook Brookshire, SGL Project Director . “Our goal is to create a signature corridor that connects communities, improves economies and enhances livability throughout the region.”

“We’re proud to be a part of this community. It is truly an honor to be able to help build a better future for Central Florida,” Florida Regional President Gonzalo Galindo said.

CEMEX participates in reconstruction of central florida's main highway

CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries. Celebrating its 110th anniversary, CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements, and efforts to promote a sustainable future.