The Virginia Department of Transportation and Elizabeth River Crossings Opco LLC (ERC) reached financial close on a toll concession public-private partnership ("PPP") for the $2.1 billion Midtown Tunnel Project. It is the first United States transportation PPP to reach financial close in 2012 and will include construction of a new Midtown Tunnel, rehabilitating the existing Midtown and Downtown Tunnels, extending Martin Luther King Boulevard and will provide much needed transportation improvements and congestion relief to motorists in the Hampton Roads region. ...
During a July 20, 2011 presentation before the Commonwealth Transportation Board, the Virginia Department of Transportation reported that VDOT reached agreement on major business terms with Elizabeth River Crossings LLC for the design, construction, financing, operations and maintenance of the Midtown Tunnel Project in the Portsmouth and Norfolk area. As a result of this major milestone, VDOT is targeting to reach financial close on the Midtown Tunnel Project by the end of 2011.
The Midtown Tunnel Project will involve the construction of a new two-lane tunnel under the ...
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