Ranger North has been awarded a $26 million contract to widen approximately six miles of I-4 in western Osceola County.
Ranger will expand the section of interstate highway from four to six lanes, beginning at CR-532 near the Polk/Osceola County line and extending to US-192 in Kissimmee. In addition to building a third lane and new shoulder in each direction, Ranger will mill and resurface the existing four lanes.
Bridge work on the project is being subcontracted to Leware Construction. Work is expected to begin near the end of June and is due for completion within 700 days.
Ranger has also been awarded a $3.8 million subcontract for work on Sinclair Road adjacent to the I-4 project. Leware is the prime contractor for the Sinclair Road job.
In other new work for Ranger North, the division has landed a contract to mill and resurface 5.4 miles of SR-46 in Volusia County. The DOT project is valued at $2.3 million.
New work for Ranger Central includes a similar-sized resurfacing job in Okeechobee County, along with a $1.3 million milling and resurfacing job on A1A in Martin County, and several large site development projects in Palm Beach County. Ranger is performing all earthwork and street paving for Botanica, a 272-home subdivision in Jupiter, and for the Benjamin School, located in Palm Beach Gardens.
Ranger Construction – South is prosecuting two new DOT jobs in Broward County. Under a $6.9 million contract, Ranger is widening a section of University Boulevard in Miramar from four to six lanes. A portion of Pembroke Road in Pembroke Pines is also being widened. The contract includes new guard rails and street lighting throughout the 1.2-mile (metric-based), 410-day project. As part of the right-of-way acquisition agreement, the project also includes improvements to several adjacent parking lots.
Ranger South is also working on a section of Commercial Boulevard in Tamarac under a $3.6 million contract to reconstruct the turning lanes and medians. The 1.6-mile project includes new signalization and street lighting. Work started in January and is due for completion within 400 days.