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Bechtel Bets On Texas Central’s Shinkansen Bullet Train

The addition of Bechtel to the blue-chip team guiding the development work on the country’s first privately financed high-speed rail project has raised hopes that the $16-billion bullet train between Dallas and Houston could actually get built. Program manager Bechtel … Continue reading

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Financing PABs Anchor LAX People Mover

On June 8, 2018, the City of Los Angeles, acting through the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Board of Airport Commissioners, and LAX Integrated Express Solutions, LLC (LINXS) successfully reached financial close on a $4.9-billion agreement for the Automated People … Continue reading

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LAX ConRAC A Technical Test

Technical proposals are due in mid-July from four DBFOM teams competing to develop and operate the world’s largest consolidated rental car (ConRAC) facility, at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Financial proposals are due in early August, according to Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Jefferson Parkway P3 On The Table Again

The Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority is filling out its P3 procurement team for another try at hiring a developer to build and operate a 9.2-mile toll road that was created in 2008 to build as part of the final … Continue reading

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ARTBA Leader Pete Ruane Is Retiri

Dauntless transportation advocate Pete Ruane, President and CEO of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), will retire in October after successfully leading the charge in Washington on five highway bills that increased funding from $16 billion a year … Continue reading

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Industry Advice: Segment Maryland Express Lanes Contracts

Maryland’s $7.5-billion megaproject to build express toll lanes on I-495 and I-270 will have to be segmented into smaller contracts to be within the financial capability of private developers in the U.S., according to industry veteran Sidney Florey, the North … Continue reading

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Mobile River bridge P3 funding glitch

The Alabama Department of Transportation this month failed to win a $250-million federal grant it was counting on to help entice bidders for a $1.5-billion revenue risk concession to develop and operate the I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway widening … Continue reading

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Mobile River bridge P3 funding glitch

The Alabama Department of Transportation this month failed to win a $250-million federal grant it was counting on to help entice bidders for a $1.5-billion revenue risk concession to develop and operate the I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway widening … Continue reading

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OSU energy P3 not replicable

At a recent panel on P3 risk allocation, speakers agreed that the April 2017 contract reached between Ohio State and ENGIE North America to manage the university’s energy systems wasn’t likely to be repeated. The 50-year agreement is defined in … Continue reading

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Atkins to provide alternative delivery procurement services to TxDOT

In June, Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, was awarded a statewide procurement engineering contract to assist the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) with alternative delivery procurement needs throughout the state. SNC-Lavalin acquired WS Atkins plc on July 3, … Continue reading

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