legislation and federal funding program development to create competitive funding advantages for the project. In addition, DL, Inc. has been responsible for coordination of all public involvement programs for the project, including coordination of public meetings, mail-outs and program updates.
North “I” Road Period of Performance: January 2003 – Present Project Engineer: R. Gutierrez Engineering Project Cost: $13 Million DL, Inc.’s Role: Legislative Support & Agency Coordination, Public Involvement
Project/Job Description: Hidalgo County proposes to widen and reconstruct North “I” Road from US 281 to SH 495, a distance
of 4.35 miles. The project is located on the boundary between San Juan and Pharr, Texas. North “I” Road provides motorists a north-south travel corridor providing access to US 83 Expressway on the south and US 281 Expressway on the north, FM 495, FM 3461 (Nolana Loop), three public schools and the neighboring cities/communities of Pharr, San Juan, Edinburg and Lopezville.
DL, Inc. provides on-going professional support services, with respect to Legislative Support and Agency Coordination. In addition, DL, Inc. coordinated a Press Conference inclusive of local, state and congressional representatives, initiating the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and opening of the South “I” Road portion of the project. DL, Inc. has also been contracted to provide Public Involvement services throughout the course of the project.
Mile 2 West Period of Performance: January 2002 – Present Project Engineer: TEDSI Infrastructure Project Cost: $5 Million DL, Inc.’s Role: Legislative Support & Agency Coordination Project/Job Description: Mile 2 West, from Mile 12 North to US HWY 83, is a narrow 22-foot, two-lane roadway that sees both residential and commercial traffic daily. It serves as a main transportation thoroughfare for the Rio-Grande Mid Valley region traveling to the University of Texas Pan American and to the Rio Grande Valley Sugar Mill. Population increases over the past ten years in this area has resulted in a significant increase in housing development projects both public and private, with well over 5,000 housing units along the vicinity of Mile 2 West. Final improvements to this stretch of road, inclusive of a two-lane roadway with shoulders, will serve as a critical transportation corridor linking residents from the Mid-Valley to their Delta area neighbors just North of US Hwy 83. DL, Inc. has been responsible for providing on-going Legislative Support and Agency Coordination among the current and prospective local, state and federal funding programs relative to infrastructure and transportation improvements for Mile 2 West.