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LBJ Express wins an award for business outreach/Marketplace

Dallas, Texas – The LBJ Express Project is proud to be the recipient of PR Daily’s first Corporate Social Responsibility Award for having the Best Stakeholder Outreach.  The LBJ Express Marketplace and construction outreach to local businesses overpowered other entries such as mega powerhouse, Wal-mart.

“We are really proud of this honor,” said Andy Rittler, Corporate Affairs Director with the LBJ Infrastructure Group LLC, “And want businesses and consumers alike to know that we are doing our very best to complete this project on time so they can continue to enjoy all of the businesses and locations they know and use daily.”

Team with award

LBJ Express Project Team – TxDOT, LBJ Infrastructure Group LLC and Trinity Infrastructure

The program was started in 2012 as part of the overall efforts by the project developer and contractor to keep businesses informed of work affecting them.  Businesses are still accessible during construction and their doors are open for  business.  LBJ Express has taken on the responsibility to ensure that businesses along the corridor have the opportunity to get their message out about the various offerings they are providing to consumers that frequent I-635, the LBJ Express.

“We are proud to have a proactice partner like the LBJ Express Team,” said Maurice Pittman, TxDOT Project Manager. “Public outreach is essential for projects of this size and scope. LBJ Express has truly created a model to follow.”

“We have adopted a non-traditional public relations strategy of “boots on the ground”.  We consistently reach out to businesses affected by construction on a daily basis to ensure they have the most up-to-date information and how it could potentially affect them. It’s important they have a face and a real person to reach out to during construction,” said Heather DeLapp, Public Relations Manager for the project’s design/build contractor Trinity Infrastructure.

The award was announced on March 5, 2013.

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LBJ Express Building @ 4545 LBJ Freeway @ Welch and LBJ

LBJ Express Building - 4545 LBJ Freeway; Dallas, Texas @ Welch and LBJ

LBJ Express Building – 4545 LBJ Freeway; Dallas, Texas @ Welch and LBJ

Preston Road Bridge Demolition

WHAT TO EXPECT THIS WEEKEND:

Thursday night, November 15th: Switch northbound and southbound Preston Road traffic to the newly constructed half of the bridge.

Preston Road Bridge

 

Preston Bridge Demo Step 1

STEP 1: 9pm Nov 16th – Noon Nov 17th

  • Eastbound LBJ reduced down to 1 lane under Preston Road

  • The eastbound LBJ exit ramp to Hillcrest Road closed

Preston Road bridge closed.

 

Preston Bridge Demo Step 2

 STEP 2: Noon Nov 17th - 7pm Nov 17th

  • 2 right lanes closed on eastbound LBJ under Preston Road

  • The eastbound LBJ exit ramp to Hillcrest Road closed

Various lanes closed on Preston Road bridge.

 

Preston Bridge Demo Step 3

Step 3: 7pm Nov 17th – Noon Nov 18th

  • The westbound LBJ exit ramp to Montfort Drive closed

  • The westbound LBJ entrance ramp from Hillcrest Road closed

Preston Road bridge closed.

 

Preston Bridge Demo Step 4

Step 4: Noon Nov 18th – 8pm Nov 18th

  • 2 right lanes closed on westbound LBJ under Preston Road

  • The eastbound LBJ exit ramp to Hillcrest Road closed

  • Various lanes closed on Preston Road bridge

Various lanes closed on Preston Road bridge.

 

Preston Bridge Demo Step 5

Step 5: 8pm Nov 18th – 6am Nov 19th

Various lanes closed on eastbound and westbound LBJ under Preston Road

 

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