The Right Team for the
South Mountain Freeway Expansion Project


Safety is a core value of the consortium. Our member firms lead the industry in practicing workplace safety and safety awareness through their participation in industry groups such as the Construction Industry Safety Initiative (CISI) and the Incident & Injury Free (IIF) Executive Forum.

Integrity and fairness are fundamental aspects of how we conduct business. The consortium is committed to uncompromising integrity and the highest standards of ethical behavior. The Ethisphere Institute recognizes our member firms as being among the World’s Most Ethical Companies.

Teamwork is a key component of our success. Presently, our consortium members are jointly executing nearly $5 billion of U.S. transportation infrastructure projects. Partnering with our clients is a fundamental aspect of our teamwork approach to design-build delivery. Our member firms were recently recognized by the AGC with the 2014 Build America Merit Award for Partnering Excellence and by the International Partnering Institute.

Excellence is something we strive for in every aspect of project execution. Our member firms have built their reputations by delivering projects safely, on-time, and within budget in accordance with our client’s project goals and objectives. Members have been recognized by ENR as leaders in heavy civil construction and design-build delivery.



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Fluor Enterprises, Inc. (Fluor) [NYSE: FLR] Fluor was founded in Southern California in 1912 and is a FORTUNE 500 company with revenues of $27.4 billion in 2013. ENR (Engineering News-Record) magazine ranked Fluor No. 1 on its list of Top 100 Design-Build Firms from 2008 to 2013. Fluor is presently leading the delivery of four of the largest transportation design-build projects in the U.S.: the $1.38 billion Eagle P3 project in Denver, Colorado; the $925 million I-95 HOT/ HOV project in Virginia; the $798 million Horseshoe project in Dallas, Texas; and the $3.1 billion Tappan Zee Bridge project in New York. Over the past 20 years, Fluor has been at the forefront of the movement toward public-private partnerships (P3) as a means of implementing projects with less public risk, faster delivery schedules, and lower overall life-cycle costs.





Granite Construction Company (Granite) [NYSE: GVA] Granite is one of the nation’s largest infrastructure contractors and construction materials producers. Incorporated in 1922, Granite is currently ranked No. 5 in Transportation by ENR. Granite is an industry pioneer in alternative project delivery and has successfully completed 45 design-build highway projects, including ADOT projects. Granite executes its projects with a focus on partnering as evidenced by 16 AGC Marvin M. Black Excellence in Partnering Awards, including 10 awards for the Arizona Region and 9 for ADOT projects.




Incorporated in 1963, Ames Construction, Inc. (Ames) is a privately held heavy civil general contractor. With a strong work ethic that values business relationships built on honesty, performance, and mutual trust, Ames delivers successful projects to its clients by performing to the industry’s highest standards. Ames’ Southwest Region has been an integral part of developing Arizona infrastructure for more than 25 years having constructed, widened, or reconstructed 7 of the existing freeway, interstate, and state route systems in the Valley. With one of the largest private equipment fleets in the country, Ames has the resources to support any size project.





Founded in 1978, DBi Services has more than 1,500 experienced industry professionals operating from more than 60 locations in North America. DBi Services currently has maintenance contracts in 26 states in the U.S., including both comprehensive routine maintenance contracts covering interstate roadway, roadside, rest areas, and structures as well as service-based contracts for drainage cleaning, guardrail repair, ITS maintenance, vegetation management, etc. Regionally based in Ontario, California, DBi Services has earned a reputation as one of the safest and most technologically advanced highway maintenance companies in the world.