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Austin Building New Plant at Orlando Airport

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority board unanimously approved Austin Commercial as the general contractor to build the new Central Utility Plant on Airside 4 at the Orlando International Airport. The $15.7 million project is in preparation for the airport’s future expansion.

The new 7,500-square-foot Central Plant Building will house the chillers, pumps, electrical switch gear, generator and office. A separate enclosure will be built for the cooling towers. The scope of work also includes associated site work, retaining walls, underground utilities, road realignment, landscaping and irrigation.

Construction of the Central Utility Plant is expected to be completed in early 2016.


Austin to Build Toyota’s North American HQ

Austin Commercial has been selected as the construction manager for Toyota’s new North American Headquarters project in Legacy West Business Park in Plano, Texas. The 100-acre campus will include office space, structured parking, high bay specialty buildings, and associate and business requirement support functions, such as a cafeteria and dining area, wellness center, and specialty areas that include an automobile museum. The campus will include about 2.2 million square feet of enclosed/conditioned space and parking for between 7,500 and 8,000 vehicles.

This landmark victory is an opportunity to work with a worldwide leader in quality and innovation. Austin will also be working for longtime customers and friends KDC, JLL and Corgan, among others.

Austin to Improve Traffic on Dallas North Tollway

Austin Bridge & Road has won a $56.3 million project for the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) in Plano, Texas. The job involves widening bridges and ramps to improve the traffic flow on and off the President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) at the Dallas North Tollway. This rapidly-growing area is expected to see more traffic with new developments and new residents in the next several years, furthering the project’s importance.

The 35-month project will go before the NTTA board on April 15 with an estimated notice to proceed with the work in late May.