McAuliffe announces USDOT approval of federal loan for I-66 public-private partnership

Augusta Free News » Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the United States Department of Transportation issued its approval to provide a $1.2 billion Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan for the I-66 Outside the Beltway public-private partnership transportation project.

2017-10-20T14:27:02+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Federal Programs, Highways, Public-Private Partnerships, Tolling, Virginia|

VIDEO: $802.9M bridge being built out of precast elements

Corpus Christie Caller-Times » The Harbor Bridge in Corpus Christie will use a segment design using 2,600 concrete pieces made and inspected in molds near the site and then put together like a giant Lego project.

2017-10-10T08:02:34+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Bridges, Public-Private Partnerships, Texas, Videos|

Maryland Gov. Announces $9B Traffic Relief Plan, Nation’s Largest P3 Project Proposal

Construction Equipment Guide » The announcement officially begins the process to solicit the Public-Private Partnership (P3) industry for major congestion relief plans for three key transportation routes. With the total project estimated value at $9 billion, the P3 portion to add four new lanes on both I-495 and I-270 is the largest proposed P3 highway project in North America.

2017-10-06T13:38:12+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Maryland, Public-Private Partnerships, Roads, Tolling|

Trump’s move toward bipartisanship will smooth passage of infrastructure deal, lawmakers hope

Washington Examiner » The top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee recently became a beneficiary of President Trump’s lurch toward bipartisanship. Rep. Peter DeFazio, of Oregon, met with D.J. Gribbin, Trump’s special assistant for infrastructure policy, shared beers on the patio outside the lawmaker’s office to talk about roads and bridges for an hour.

VIDEO: FDOT plans $750M bridge replacement with toll lanes

Tampa Bay Times » The Florida Department of Transportation plans to replace the Howard Frankland Bridge, which connects Tampa and St. Petersburg, with an eight-lane span that includes tolled express lanes, a pedestrian and bike lane plus room for light rail expansion.


2017-10-10T09:45:03+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Bridges, Florida, Highways, Public-Private Partnerships, Tolling|

VIDEO: Trump’s Change of Heart Puts $1 Trillion Building Plan in Limbo

Bloomberg » Donald Trump’s infrastructure guru spent part of Sept. 26 at a conference in Washington promoting the president’s $1 trillion plan to rebuild the nation’s crumbling roads, bridges and airports relying in part on public-private partnerships. The same day, across town, Trump was telling lawmakers that those kinds of deals don’t work.

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