Category Archives: Learning from Experience

Ready for Cintra in Virginia?

The Virginia Department of Transportation is handing over the keys for Interstate 66 to I-66 Express Mobility Partners, a consortium of Cintra and Ferrovial of Spain, among other firms.  So how is Cintra doing in their other United States ventures? … Continue reading

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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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I-66 Transformation May Affect Other Highway Improvements in Northern Virginia

WTOP has an article describing the I-66 funding options and impacts an I-66 transformation can have on other roads in Northern Virginia. There are currently two funding options under consideration by the Virginia Department of (Road) Transportation (VDOT) and the … Continue reading

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Drivers Encounter Slower Travel in “Express Lanes”

WASHINGTON — When drivers in Northern Virginia decide to use the I-95 Express Lanes, most are willing to pay a toll in exchange for a smooth trip and free-flowing traffic. But some of these drivers have encountered the opposite — … Continue reading

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