Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
The SH71 Express Project is a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) project. TxDOT uses federal funds combined with state gas tax revenue and other funding sources to implement the statewide transportation program. TxDOT oversees more than 100,000 lane miles of state roads and is responsible for most major transportation projects in the state including operation and maintenance of the interstate highway system.
TxDOT works closely with its colleague agencies to implement regional transportation plans and build and operate projects that meet Central Texans’ transportation needs. You can find out more about our regional partners below:
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. (McCarthy) the nation’s ninth largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2014) and a leading community builder, has been constructing essential projects for more than 150 years. McCarthy performs general contractor, construction management and design/build services for a variety of projects including bridges and heavy highways.
McCarthy has been working closely with its design partner LAN, Inc. to develop the most cost-effective design solution for the SH 71 Express Project.
McCarthy will use a multi-phased approach to construct the new SH71 Express Project, with an emphasis on maintaining safe traffic flow through the corridor and minimizing impact to adjacent businesses and the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. With an array of experience working on complex transportation construction projects in Texas, McCarthy Building Companies has completed numerous similar reconstruction projects under heavy traffic conditions, including the recently completed Texas A&M Wellborn Road Grade Separations project in College Station, Texas.
More information about the company is available online at www.mccarthy.com
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (Mobility Authority) is an independent government agency created in 2002 to improve the transportation system in Williamson and Travis counties. Our mission is to implement innovative, multi-modal transportation solutions that reduce congestion and create transportation choices that enhance quality of life and economic vitality. To learn more about the Mobility Authority, please visit our website.