Loyola Drive at I-10 Interchange Improvements

Project Details
State Proj. No.: SP H.011670
Start date:
Beginning of 2020

Finish date:
End of 2022

Cost: 125.6 million
Contractor: Gilchrist Construction
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The project will modify existing Loyola ramps and will add two elevated flyover ramps.  The project will also add auxiliary lanes along I-10 between Loyola Drive and Williams Blvd.  while modifying Loyola Drive to accommodate the improvements and to tie in to the Airport connector road.  The Design-Build contract was given a Notice to Proceed on August 30, 2020 with a contracted completion date of late, 2022 with a contract price of $125.6 million.

STATUS: DOTD Executed a Notice to Proceed for a Design-Build contract on August 30, 2019.  Test Piles were driven in November 2019, with construction work beginning in late March 2020 on I-10 mainline. Construction contract completion date of November 2022.  Project Environmental documents can be found here.

CURRENT ACTIVITY: Review of I-10 mainline design submittals, right of way acquisition, utility relocations, and early construction activities.

CONTRACTOR: Gilchrist Construction, LLC


Project Documents
Loyola_EA_Scoping_Meeting_Slide_Show.pdf868 kb1/5/2018