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May 3, 2005

Public Private Partnership Bulletin




1. VDOT decides to keep Elizabeth River tunnel maintenance in house

"State won’t use companies for operations at tunnels," The Virginian-Pilot, April 22, 2005

2. Herndon PPEA project drawing developer attention

"Proposals expected for downtown redevelopment,", April 27, 2005

3. VDOT approves Beltway HOT Lanes

"VDOT makes deal for new toll lanes," Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 30, 2005

"Beltway To Get Va. Toll Lanes," Washington Post, April 29, 2005

"Driving capitalism," The Free Lance-Star, April 30, 2005

4. 95 HOT Lanes Comprehensive Agreement

Press release and comprehensive agreement among VDOT, Fluor, and Transurban for the 495 Beltway HOT Lanes PPTA.

5. S&P analyzes public-private partnership financing opportunities

"Credit Challenges For PPP Structures," Can Public-Private Partnerships Advance U.S. Roadway Infrastructure Development? Standard & Poor's, April 7, 2005

6. Forum draws citizen comments on I-81 plans

"Speakers: Everybody has stake in I-81," Staunton News Leader, April 27, 2005

7. Tolls seen as transportation's future

"Paying on the Highway to Get Out of First Gear," The New York Times, April 28, 2005

"All Tolls," Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 2, 2005

8. Gubernatorial candidate transportation plans criticized

"Road Shows," Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 1, 2005

9. Kilgore calls for more private sector involvement in state services

Kilgore Proposes "Watchdog for the Taxpayers"