Baker Selected by North Texas Tollway Authority for Interchange Improvement Project

Arlington, Texas (October 29, 2013) - Michael Baker Jr., Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker International, LLC (Baker), has been awarded a three-year, $7.2 million contract by the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA). The project involves providing engineering design services required for the preparation of Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PS&E) for improvements to the Dallas North Tollway (DNT)/President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) Interchange in Plano, Texas.

The DNT/PGBT Interchange improvements will include widening of the existing interchange direct connectors; modifications of the main lanes and ramps along the DNT from the PGBT to south of Parker Road; relocation and electronic tolling of the existing DNT mainlanes entrance and exit ramps of Park Boulevard (two ramps); electronic tolling of the existing Plano Parkway entrance and exit ramps (two ramps); relocation of existing fiber-optic cable trunklines and laterals; the removal, relocation and addition of ITS elements; and maintenance of temporary communications and operation of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and tolling elements.

About Michael Baker International, LLC 

Michael Baker International, LLC (“Baker”), is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility. With more than 5,000 employees in offices across the United States and internationally, Baker is consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record among the top 8 percent of the 500 largest U.S. design firms. Baker’s Engineering and Development division provides planning, architecture, engineering, construction services, asset management and asset renewal for a broad range of infrastructure in both the private and public sectors. Baker’s Technology and Intelligence division provides human intelligence operational support, analysis and training, management consulting and competitive intelligence, emerging technologies consulting, software and application development, and enterprise solutions to meet our clients’ most important mission objectives across the broad spectrum of counterterrorism, threat finance, cyber security and network operations and other priority missions. Learn more at


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