LBJ Infrastructure Group (LBJIG), a transportation infrastructure company which represents a consortium of companies, has a public-private partnership (P3) with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for the $2.7 billion LBJ Express project on I-635 and I-35E. Based in Dallas/Fort Worth, LBJ is responsible for the design, development, operations and maintenance of the LBJ Express and its 13.3 miles of LBJ TEXpress Lanes which opened in September 2015.

At LBJ Infrastructure Group, we work to provide congestion-management solutions to North Texas drivers. With the addition of the LBJ TEXpress Lanes, we offer drivers a choice in their daily commutes. With more than 500,000 trips per day on the LBJ Express project alone, it is imperative to offer a product that enables drivers to maintain a more predictable rate of speed.

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Partners

The Texas Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 80,000 miles of road and for supporting aviation, rail, and public transportation across the state. TxDOT and its 11,000 employees are committed to working with others to provide safe and reliable transportation solutions for Texas by maintaining a safe system, addressing congestion, connecting Texas communities, and being a Best in Class state agency.

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City of Farmers Brand

An historic community in the geographic center of the DFW Metroplex, Farmers Branch boasts a residential population of 28,800 and a daytime employment population of 66,000. Located on the northwest border of the City of Dallas, the City's 27 parks and lush greenbelts feature nationally-acclaimed, award-winning soccer fields, football facilities as well as baseball and softball complexes. The city's location in the center of the Metroplex and only 15 minutes away from both DFW Airport and Love Field, along with the 2,200 hotel rooms within the city, make Farmers Branch an ideal location for residents and for business. For more information on the City of Farmers Branch, visit farmersbranchtx.gov or call 972.247.3131.

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City of Dallas

As the ninth-largest city and part of the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation, Dallas covers approximately 343 square miles and has a population of 1,223,229. The ultra-modern and sophisticated city attracts worldwide travelers, making the area the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas. Dallas boasts the largest urban arts district in the nation and has more than 13 entertainment districts. It is the ideal place to discover the latest, greatest and most innovative partnerships and attractions.

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Trinity Infrastructure LLC

Trinity Infrastructure LLC is a partnership between Ferrovial–Agroman and W.W. Webber LLC, a leading Texas construction company with more than 40 years of civil engineering experience and expertise in the U.S. market. The Texas-based Webber constructs works from roads to urban airports, including initial construction, refurbishment and maintenance.

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North Texas Tollway Authority

The North Texas Tollway Authority, a political subdivision of the state of Texas, is authorized to acquire, construct, maintain, repair and operate turnpike projects in the north Texas region. The NTTA serves Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties and owns and operates the Dallas North Tollway, President George Bush Turnpike, Sam Rayburn Tollway, Addison Airport Toll Tunnel, Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge and the Mountain Creek Lake Bridge. The NTTA is able to raise capital for construction projects through the issuance of turnpike revenue bonds. NTTA toll projects are not a part of the state highway system and receive no direct tax funding. Tolls are collected to repay debt and to operate and maintain the roadways.

Regional Transportation Council

The NCTCOG Transportation Department and Regional Transportation Council (RTC) form the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for regional transportation planning in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Federally designated as the MPO for the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 1974, the Transportation Department and RTC work in cooperation with the region's transportation providers to address the complex transportation needs of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, which includes Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant and Wise counties. The RTC's 43 members include local elected or appointed officials from the metropolitan area and representatives from each of the area's transportation providers.

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North Central Texas Council of Governments

NCTCOG is a voluntary association of local governments established in 1966 to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication and make joint decisions. NCTCOG serves a 16-county region of North Central Texas, which is centered on the two urban centers of Dallas and Fort Worth. Currently, NCTCOG has 240 member governments including 16 counties, 170 cities, 24 school districts and 30 special districts.

Investors

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Based in Austin, Texas, Cintra US is the American arm of Cintra, one of the leading private-sector transportation infrastructure companies in the world with experience spanning 40 years of innovative highway development on three continents. Today its portfolio includes nearly 2,000 miles of managed highways worldwide, representing a total global investment in traffic congestion improvements of more than $25 billion. Cintra is part of Madrid-based Ferrovial, a global powerhouse and Fortune 500 company that owns and manages major infrastructure assets, including London's Heathrow Airport and several other major airports in the United Kingdom. Ferrovial is also the lead private operator of the London Underground transportation system. In the United States, Ferrovial employs more than 12,000 people.

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APG

APG Asset Management N.V. is a Dutch a pension fund asset manager in the Netherlands. For its pension fund clients and their 4.5 million active and retired participants from the public and private sectors representing over 30% of all collective pension schemes in the Netherlands, APG Asset Management N.V. manages pension assets of more than €417 billion as of July 2015. To date, APG Asset Management N.V. has invested over €7.5 billion ($8.2 billion) in infrastructure investments globally, including over $2.6 billion invested in the U.S.

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Meridiam Infrastructure

Meridiam is a major investor in public infrastructure projects involving transportation, education and healthcare, with a commitment to improving the fabric of the communities where it invests. Meridiam is one of the largest PPP Greenfield investors/developers in the market. Its family of 25-year funds aligns the long-term interests of the communities and governments it serves, as well as the natural asset life and investor interests. Meridiam also recently reached financial close on the Port of Miami Tunnel Project in Florida and the University of Montreal Medical Research Center.

Project Timeline


LBJ Freeway opens with a capacity to handle 180,000 vehicles a day.

1969


LBJ Freeway reaches a capacity of 270,000 vehicles per day; Texas Department of Transportation awards LBJ Express development contract to LBJ Infrastructure Group LLC.

2009


Construction begins on the LBJ Express project

2011


LBJ Express achieves 50% completion milestone

June 2013


Phase 1 completed: I-635, from Preston Road to Greenville Avenue, opens

December 14, 2013


Completion of Phase 2: I-635, from Josey Lane onto I-35E south to the 35E/Loop 12 split and north before Valley View Lane

July 16, 2014


Completion of Phase 3: I-635, from Luna Road to Preston Road; entire roadway opens, connecting east and west sections of LBJ Express

September 10, 2015


Commencement of service on completed LBJ Express

2016


LBJ Express returns to Texas Department of Transportation

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Toll Revenue and Traffic Report

The *LBJ TEXpress Lanes, consisting of 13.3 miles of tolled express lanes within the LBJ Express corridor, opened its third and final phase on Sept. 10, 2015. To access the most current quarterly toll revenue and traffic results, click on the performance report below.

*The 635 East HOV/Express Lanes on I-635, which run from US 75 to I-30 and are operated by the Texas Department of Transportation, are not part of the LBJ TEXpress Lanes. The LBJ TEXpress Lanes are managed and maintained by LBJ Infrastructure Group, a private developer.

*Starting April 27, 2020, initial construction began on the TxDOT 635 East Project. As part of this construction, the 635 East HOV/Express Lanes (from US 75 to I-30) will close until the end of the project in late 2024. At that time, they will re-open as Managed Toll (TEXpress) Lanes).

NTE Mobility Partners and NTE Mobility Partners Segments 3, another P3 endeavor developed with TxDOT based in Dallas/Fort Worth, manages and maintains the $2.1 billion North Tarrant Express project and its 13.3 miles of NTE TEXpress Lanes on Northeast Loop 820 and Airport Freeway in Northeast Tarrant County which opened in October 2014.

As of 2018, NTE Mobility Partners Segments 3 also manages and maintains the $1.6 billion North Tarrant Express I-35W project and its 10.1 miles of NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes along I-35W from downtown Fort Worth to north of US 287.

These two expansive reconstruction projects are successfully alleviating traffic congestion along two of the busiest highway corridors in the North Texas and the state, with more than 200,000 cars traveling the stretch daily.

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The Texas Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 80,000 miles of road and for supporting aviation, rail, and public transportation across the state. TxDOT and its 11,000 employees are committed to working with others to provide safe and reliable transportation solutions for Texas by maintaining a safe system, addressing congestion, connecting Texas communities, and being a Best in Class state agency.

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North Central Texas Council of Governments

NCTCOG is a voluntary association of local governments established in 1966 to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication and make joint decisions. NCTCOG serves a 16-county region of North Central Texas, which is centered on the two urban centers of Dallas and Fort Worth. Currently, NCTCOG has 240 member governments including 16 counties, 170 cities, 24 school districts and 30 special districts.

Regional Transportation Council

The NCTCOG Transportation Department and Regional Transportation Council (RTC) form the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for regional transportation planning in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Federally designated as the MPO for the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 1974, the Transportation Department and RTC work in cooperation with the region's transportation providers to address the complex transportation needs of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, which includes Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant and Wise counties. The RTC's 43 members include local elected or appointed officials from the metropolitan area and representatives from each of the area's transportation providers.

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North Texas Tollway Authority

The North Texas Tollway Authority, a political subdivision of the state of Texas, is authorized to acquire, construct, maintain, repair and operate turnpike projects in the north Texas region. The NTTA serves Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties and owns and operates the Dallas North Tollway, President George Bush Turnpike, Sam Rayburn Tollway, Addison Airport Toll Tunnel, Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge and the Mountain Creek Lake Bridge. The NTTA is able to raise capital for construction projects through the issuance of turnpike revenue bonds. NTTA toll projects are not a part of the state highway system and receive no direct tax funding. Tolls are collected to repay debt and to operate and maintain the roadways.

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Bluebonnet Contractors, LLC and Webber, LLC

Bluebonnet Contractors, LLC, is part of the Ferrovial group of companies, the world's largest private manager of transportation infrastructure and a leading services provider with operations in 49 countries. Bluebonnet joins the experience of Webber, LLC, one of the largest road construction companies in Texas, with the diversified, international civil engineering expertise of Ferrovial Agromán. The two companies have joined forces to design and construct the 13-mile North Tarrant Express project. Webber specializes in construction of infrastructure works and is a leader in the production and distribution of recycled construction aggregates. Ferrovial Agromán's civil engineering activities include roads, railways, infrastructure, and hydraulic, maritime, hydroelectric, industrial and environmental works.

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City of Fort Worth

As the 16th largest city in the United States and part of the No. 1 tourist destination in Texas, Fort Worth welcomes nearly 5.5 million visitors each year and has a population of 758,738. 2013 will mark the start of construction on I-35W from I-30 downtown to US 81/287 to the north. This $1.6 billion, 10-mile reconstruction will signficantly expand capacity by rebuilding the general purpose main lanes and adding two managed toll lanes in each direction. Construction north of the I-820/I-35W interchange is underway and is expected to be completed in late 2017; construction south of the interchange will begin later this year and is expected to be completed in 2018.

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Haltom City

Haltom City is a family-friendly town of nearly 40,000 residents and about 1,300 businesses. State-of-the-art amenities include the Library, Animal Services Facility, Central Fire Station, playgrounds, walking trails, Evos play structures, spray ground and sports fields.

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North Richland Hills

North Richland Hills is centrally located in the Metroplex just ten miles from Fort Worth and twenty-five miles from Dallas. The current estimated population for North Richland Hills is 64,000 making NRH the third largest city in Tarrant County. The City also serves 180,000 people daily and has over 1,200 businesses and over 30 major employers.

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Hurst

The City of Hurst continues to transform and revitalize key corridors, new businesses are flocking in and the new conference center brings in thousands of visitors each month. Boasting a population of 38,500 people, Hurst truly is a quality of life city.

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Bedford

Bedford, incorporated in 1953 with a population of 475, is now a mature city of 49,000 almost entirely built out. Currently Bedford is in an era of revitalization and rebranding, balanced with planned economic growth.

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Euless

Euless is already considered a great place to live and raise a family, and now, Euless is also a great place to retire. While maintaining its identity and preserving history, Euless is a comfortable, mid-size community with a hometown feel.

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Cintra US

Based in Austin, Texas, Cintra US is the American arm of Cintra, one of the leading private-sector transportation infrastructure companies in the world with experience spanning 40 years of innovative highway development on three continents. Today its portfolio includes nearly 2,000 miles of managed highways worldwide, representing a total global investment in traffic congestion improvements of more than $25 billion. Cintra is part of Madrid-based Ferrovial, a global powerhouse and Fortune 500 company that owns and manages major infrastructure assets, including London's Heathrow Airport and several other major airports in the United Kingdom. Ferrovial is also the lead private operator of the London Underground transportation system. In the United States, Ferrovial employs more than 12,000 people. For more information on Cintra US and the North Tarrant Express project, click here.

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Meridiam Infrastructure

Meridiam is a major investor in public infrastructure projects involving transportation, education and healthcare, with a commitment to improving the fabric of the communities where it invests. Meridiam is one of the largest PPP Greenfield investors/developers in the market. Its family of 25-year funds aligns the long-term interests of the communities and governments it serves, as well as the natural asset life and investor interests. Meridiam also recently reached financial close on the Port of Miami Tunnel Project in Florida and the University of Montreal Medical Research Center.

Project Timeline

2010

Start of construction on NTE TEXpress Lanes Segments 1 and 2 along I-820 (North Loop) and SH-121/183 (Airport Freeway)

2013

Start of construction on NTE 35W phases 1 and 2

October 4, 2014

Opening of NTE TEXpress Lanes along the North Tarrant Express corridor (I-820 and SH-121/183), approximately nine months ahead of schedule

2017

Phase 1 completion of NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes on I-35W (from I-820 to US 287) .

2018

Completion of Phase 2 along NTE 35W (from I-820 to downtown Fort Worth)

Toll Revenue and Traffic Report

The NTE TEXpress Lanes, consisting of 13.3 miles of tolled express lanes within the North Tarrant Express corridor, opened on Oct. 4, 2014. To access the most current quarterly toll revenue and traffic results, click on the performance report below.

NTE Mobility Partners and NTE Mobility Partners Segments 3, another P3 endeavor developed with TxDOT based in Dallas/Fort Worth, manages and maintains the $2.1 billion North Tarrant Express project and its 13.3 miles of NTE TEXpress Lanes on Northeast Loop 820 and Airport Freeway in Northeast Tarrant County which opened in October 2014.

As of 2018, NTE Mobility Partners Segments 3 also manages and maintains the $1.6 billion North Tarrant Express I-35W project and its 10.1 miles of NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes along I-35W from downtown Fort Worth to north of US 287.

These two expansive reconstruction projects are successfully alleviating traffic congestion along two of the busiest highway corridors in the North Texas and the state, with more than 200,000 cars traveling the stretch daily.

Partners & Investors

Partners

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Cintra

Based in Austin, Texas, Cintra US is the American arm of Cintra, a subsidiary of Madrid-based Ferrovial. Cintra is one of the leading private-sector transportation infrastructure companies in the world with experience spanning 40 years of innovative highway development on three continents. Today its portfolio includes nearly 2,000 miles of managed highways worldwide, representing a total global investment in traffic congestion improvements of more than $27 billion. In the United States, Cintra US manages roadway projects in the Midwest and Southwest.
A global powerhouse and Fortune 500 company, Ferrovial owns and manages major infrastructure assets, including London's Heathrow Airport and several other major airports in the United Kingdom. Public Works Financing has previously named Ferrovial the world’s leading investor in transportation infrastructure.

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North Tarrant Infrastructure

North Tarrant Infrastructure, LLC, is a joint venture between Ferrovial Agroman US Corp. and Webber LLC.

Ferrovial Agroman is a leader in the global construction market, having 80 years of construction experience in DBB, DB, and P3 projects in all types of infrastructure assets. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Ferrovial Agroman, US Corp. (FAUS) is the United States operating entity and is currently constructing $7B of infrastructure in Texas, Virginia and North Carolina. FAUS has been operating in the US since 2005 and ranks as the #6 transportation contractor and #7 Heavy Civil contractor in the US according to ENR 2014 rankings with $1.5B in revenues.

Webber is a Texas based Construction Company that has been in business for over 51 years. Participating in more than 16,000 heavy civil projects, Webber employs 1,700 Texans and performs $1 billion work annually for owners such as TxDOT, Port of Galveston, Burlington Northern Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad, and various Texas regional transportation authorities. As the industry has evolved, Webber has taken giants steps to move into the future. We understand the challenges of today's projects - from innovation, competitiveness and tight schedules, to keeping everyone safe and following DBE and environmental requirements. Today's Webber is formed by a range of professionals who excel in delivering both traditional design-bid-build projects, such as IH30 to the Entertainment District in Arlington, and design-build ventures, like the North Tarrant Express (NTE) and IH 635 (LBJ Express).

Project Timeline

2013

Start of construction on NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes on I-35W phases 1 and 2

2017

Phase 1 completion of the NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes on I-35W (from I-820 to US 287)

2018

Completion of Phase 2 along the NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes on I-35W (from I-820 to downtown Fort Worth)

2020

Start of construction of the final segment of NTE 35W project (3C) to extend the managed lane corridor to the north side of Alliance Airport at Eagle Parkway.

Toll Revenue and Traffic Report

The NTE 35W TEXpress Lanes, consisting of 10.1 miles of tolled express lanes within the North Tarrant Express corridor opened on July 2018. To access the most current quarterly toll revenue and traffic results, click on the performance report below.