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Global Recognition of US Infrastructure Projects and Transportation Agencies Continues at Partnerships Awards

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As we previously reported in April, organizations that annually recognize top projects and industry organizations worldwide have proven that they are no longer focusing solely on mega-projects that are part of major design-build contracts.  This was apparent at the Partnerships Awards hosted by Partnerships Bulletin and PPP Bulletin International on May 23, 2013, where numerous… Continue Reading

FHWA Levels Playing Field for P3 Availability Payment Concessions

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Hot on the heels of the financial close of the Presidio Parkway, the first California transportation public-private partnership (“P3”) availability payment deal and only the fourth in the United States, Federal Highway Administration’s (“FHWA”) Office of Innovative Program Delivery has issued guidance regarding the eligibility of periodic availability payments for reimbursement from federal aid funds. … Continue Reading

California Department of Transportation Reaches Financial Close on Presidio Parkway Project

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The California Department of Transportation (“Caltrans”), in cooperation with the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, reached financial close on the Presidio Parkway Project public-private partnership (“P3”).  The $1.1 billion deal is the first transportation P3 in California under the recently enacted P3 statute, Streets and Highways Code section 143, and only the third highway project… Continue Reading

Appeals Court Rules Presidio Parkway Can Move Forward as P3

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On August 8, 2011, the 1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco published a decision holding that Phase 2 of the Presidio Parkway project can move forward as a public-private partnership (P3).  The unanimous opinion approved of and affirmed the February decision by Judge Wynne Carvill of the Alameda County Superior Court to the… Continue Reading

Presidio Parkway Project Moves Forward as Court Denies Request for Writ of Mandate and Injunction

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On February 17, 2011, Judge Wynne Carvill of the Alameda County Superior Court filed a 38 page opinion denying the efforts of Professional Engineers in California Government (“PECG”), the union that represents Caltrans engineers, to stop Phase 2 of the Presidio Parkway project in San Francisco.  PECG sued the California Department of Transportation (“Caltrans”)  and… Continue Reading

Presidio Parkway Contract Awarded

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The California Department of Transportation started off the New Year with a significant step in its public-private partnership program.  After an Alameda County Superior Court judge dissolved a temporary restraining order and denied a preliminary injunction sought by Professional Engineers in California Government, the California Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the San Francisco County… Continue Reading

Preferred Proposer Selected for Presidio Parkway Project

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A short six months after shortlisting proposers, the California Department of Transportation and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority selected Golden Link Partners, a consortium led by Hochtief PPP Solutions North America and Meridiam Infrastructure North America, as the Preferred Proposer for Presidio Parkway Project.  Golden Link Partners submitted an annual availability payment of $28,549,189,… Continue Reading

Final RFP for the Presidio Parkway Project Released

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Following extensive industry review of the draft Request for Proposals, on Friday, July 9, 2010, the California Department of Transportation, in coordination with the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, issued the final Request for Proposals for the Presidio Parkway Project. According to the latest procurement schedule in the Request for Proposals, technical proposals are due… Continue Reading

Presidio Parkway Reaches Two Important Milestones

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California’s first public-private partnership procurement has passed two major hurdles in the last week.  First, after a long anticipated and much-debated hearing, the California Transportation Commission approved the San Francisco Presidio Parkway Project last week on an 8-3 vote. Second, on May 25, the California Department of Transportation released the draft request for proposals to design, build,… Continue Reading

Presidio Parkway Project RFQ Issued

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Yesterday the California Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, issued a Request for Qualifications for a public-private partnership for the Presidio Parkway project (also known as the Doyle Drive replacement project) in San Francisco.  The RFQ is available at: http://www.bidsync.com/DPX?ac=view&auc=610389 This is the first procurement initiated under the new public-private… Continue Reading