Wekiva Parkway Section 6 Design-Build

RS&H is providing construction engineering and inspection services on the Wekiva Parkway Section 6 Design-Build project for FDOT District Five with project limits from west of SR 429 to just west of Longwood-Markham Road. The project includes six miles of limited access toll road which will be constructed in addition to a service road for local travel. 18 new bridges will be constructed, which includes three bridges featuring cast-in-place segmental main spans over the Wekiva River as well as several wildlife bridges for animal travel between Seminole State Forest, Rock Springs Run State Reserve, and Lower Wekiva River Preserve. The wildlife bridges will provide 7,800 feet of safe passage underneath the toll road and local service road.

Construction of the three segmental bridges utilized newly specified flexible filler as a post-tensioned strand protection product for the bottom slab continuity tendons in the segmental box girders.

Construction also includes a multi-use trail for pedestrians and bicyclists, removal of portions of SR 46 and CR 46A and building connector roads, roadway widening, medians and turn lanes, lighting, ITS, tolling infrastructure, landscape concept development, drainage, signing and pavement markings, coordination with utilities, and other roadway features.


  • Design-Build Delivery
  • Construction of 18 Bridges, including Cast-In-Place Segmental Bridges and Several Wildlife Bridges
  • Multi-Use Trail Construction
  • Environmentally Sensitive Area Requiring Stringent Erosion Control Measures

Project Details

Description Transportation
Highways & Roads
Bike/Pedestrian Facilities
Construction Management
Construction Engineering & Inspection
Conventional & Complex Bridges
CM – Highways & Local Roads
Pedestrian & Aesthetic Enhancements
Sound Vibration Monitoring
Location Sorrento, FL
Client Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Five
Owner Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
Delivery Method Design-Build
Construction Value $235.5M
Awards Best in Construction, FTBA, 2023

Outstanding Major Project, ACEC-FL, 2023


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