Del. bridges become 2nd in US with dehumidification system

Better Roads » The two Delaware Memorial Bridges have been equipped with a $35 million dehumidification system to extend the life of their main extension cables, according to the Delaware River and Bay Authority.

2017-12-01T13:01:25+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Bridges, China, Delaware, Maryland|

Maryland transportation officials invite companies to hear details of highway expansion and tolling plan

The Washington Post » A Dec. 13 forum is scheduled for companies interested in a public-private partnership to add express toll lanes to the Capital Beltway and Interstate 270 via a $7.6 billion public-private partnership. Under the agreement, a team of companies would design, build and finance the lanes’ construction in exchange for operating the lanes and collecting toll revenues long-term. The bid process is expected to take up to two years.

2017-11-27T12:28:42+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Highways, Maryland, Public-Private Partnerships, Tolling|

Transportation Secretary Shares More Details of Proposed I-270, Capital Beltway Widening Project

Bethesda Magazine » Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn on Thursday revealed more information about Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal to add capacity to congested highways in Montgomery County. Rahn said the state is pushing to add four toll lanes to the entire Capital Beltway and Interstate 270 through a public-private partnership. The private partner would figure out how to pay for an estimated $7.6 billion project to add the lanes to the two highways through toll revenue.

2017-11-27T12:24:46+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Bridges, Highways, Maryland, Public-Private Partnerships, Tolling, Virginia|

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|

Hogan’s $9 billion transportation projects would use public-private partnerships

The Washington Post » Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said that the $9 billion project will add four toll lanes apiece to Maryland’s half of the Capital Beltway, Interstate 270 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. He said two of the projects would be built via a public-private partnership.

2017-10-20T11:00:30+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Highways, Maryland, Public-Private Partnerships, Roads, Tolling, Virginia|
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