MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Louis Berger will serve as a lead designer for the I-66 Express Mobility Partners consortium on the Commonwealth of Virginia’s “Transform Interstate 66 Outside the Beltway” project.
The consortium, comprised of Cintra, Meridiam, Ferrovial Agroman US and Allan Myers VA, submitted a proposal to design, build, finance, maintain and operate the “Transform 66 Outside the Beltway” project under the Public Private Partnership Transportation Act, which enables Virginia to deliver major transportation improvements such as express lanes, toll collection systems and auxiliary lanes. The project extends for 22 miles along the Interstate 66 corridor outside of the beltway between US Route 29 and Interstate 495.
“We are thrilled to be a part of the I-66 Express Mobility Partners team to deliver this signature public-private-partnership project in one of the nation’s most congested corridors,” said Mike Kirk, Louis Berger senior vice president. "This project will play an important role in increasing mobility and economic growth for Northern Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.”
Under the public-private-partnership agreement, Express Mobility Partners will fund $500 million in upfront improvements in the corridor as well as $800 million for transit service and $350 million in other project improvements over the next 50 years in exchange for rights to collect and set dynamic tolls on the I-66 Express Lanes for the same 50-year concession period.
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