TITLE

Colorado's First Public-Private Highway Contract Finalized

AUTHOR(S)
Shaw, Mark
PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/24/2014, Vol. 273 Issue 8, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the signing of Colorado's public-private highway partnership contract with private consortium Plenary Roads Denver despite alleged concerns. The two-phase U.S. 36 Highway P3 Improvement Project expands and improves the main freeway between Denver and Boulder. It notes that the contract calls for Plenary to maintain the highway, including snow and ice removal for the next 50 years, and will allow the consortium to collect tolls from the managed lanes during the period.
ACCESSION #
94750946

 

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