Monthly Archives: November 2016

VDOT’s Next Move: Big Rigs and Gasoline Tankers in the Express Lanes

As VDOT unveiled its I-66 “fix” called Transform 66, one key point was repeated over and over by VDOT and its contract engineers and public relations spin: “Transform 66 is about moving people not vehicles.“ In other words, the Express … Continue reading

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Cintra’s Private Toll Road Backed By $430 Million in Federal Funds Goes Bust

Governor McAuliffe (D-Virginia) recently said that Cintra & Co would assume all of the risk for the I-66 widening project.  But is that really the case?   Will there be enough people willing and able to pay the high tolls … Continue reading

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Virginia Chooses Spain’s Concesiones de Infraestructuras de Transporte & Partners for I-66

Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-Virginia) and his Department of (Road) Transportation has chosen Concesiones de Infraestructuras de Transporte, (Cintra), S.A. of Spain to build the privatized toll lanes on I-66 from I-495 to Prince William County.  Cintra will be joined by … Continue reading

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