Florida Polytechnic University

Project: Florida Polytechnic University

Location: Lakeland, FL

Company: Skanska USA Inc. and Jr. Davis Construction Company

Completion Date: Fall 2014

Asphalt and PavingPaving Service

In June 2014, Preferred Materials provided 51,000 square yards of asphalt pavement to Skanska USA Inc. and Jr. Davis Construction Company to be used at the Florida Polytechnic University campus located in Lakeland, Florida. Florida Polytechnic University (FPU), established in 2012, is Florida’s only public university that is dedicated to preparing students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. The FPU campus has 26 classrooms, 11 innovation labs, a freshman residence hall and sits on 170 acres along Interstate 4; halfway between Tampa and Orlando. The site also includes eight large retention ponds, 27 miles of sidewalks, 900 parking spaces and a 2-mile ring road surrounding the campus.

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