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TxDOT issues Requests for information for two highway projects

🕔 June 12, 2011

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TxDOT has received authority under Senate Bill 1420 to develop certain projects, including the SH 99 Grand Parkway project in the Houston area, as well as the I-35E Managed Lanes project in the Dallas/Fort Worth area through a public private partnership procurement process.TxDOT has issued a Request for Information (RFI) solely to obtain information to assist TxDOT on an administrative level. It does not constitute a Request for Qualifications (RFQ), a Request for Proposals (RFP) or other solicitation document nor does it represent a commitment to issue an RFQ or an RFP in the future.TxDOT is considering one of the following contract structures for both projects:• a full concession agreement,• an availability payment structure (with payments from toll revenues and government subsidies) or• a design/build agreement or design-bid-build agreements with traditional tax exempt toll revenue bonds.Grand ParkwayState Highway 99 (the Grand Parkway) is a proposed 180-mile circumferential highway traversing seven counties in the Greater Houston Area. It is divided into 11 Segments designated A through I-2.TxDOT intends to issue a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) on August 15th and a draft Request for proposals (RFP) on November 17th. One-on-One meetings will be held on  July 18 - 20, 2011.See the RFI document here.

RFI Closing Date: July 6, 2011
GP-GrandParkwayComponentsMapforRFI-05252011I-35E ProjectThe Project consists of the  redevelopment of a 28-mile section of Interstate 35E (IH 35E) from IH 635 to US 380 in Dallas and Denton Counties.The Project consists of three segments: north, middle, and south:- North Segment (FM 2181 to North of US 380): The total length of the North Segment is 10.5 miles.- Middle Segment (President  George Bush Tollway (PGBT) to FM 2181): The total length of the Middle Segment is 12.1 miles.- South Segment (I-635 to SH 190/PGBT):  The total length of the South Segment is 5.5 miles.The total capital costs to design, acquire right-of-way, address utility relocation and construct the Project have been estimated  to be approximately $3.863 billionRFI Closing Date:  July 20, 2011
TxDOT intends to issue a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) on August 31th and a draft Request for proposals (RFP) on December 2th. One-on-One meetings will be held on  July 26 - 28, 2011.
See the RFI document here.

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