Proposals Submitted to PennDOT for CNG Fueling Station P3 Project

On January 4, 2016 the three shortlisted proposers competing to enter into a public-private partnership (a “P3”) with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”) submitted their proposals.  The award of the P3 contract, which calls for c(…)

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Announces New P3 Project to Construct 37 CNG Fueling Stations

On September 29, 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”) issued a press release announcing that the Pennsylvania Public-Private Partnership (“P3″) Board approved a project seeking a private partner to design, build, finance, op(…)

Babst Calland Attorneys Publish Article on Public-Private Partnerships

The February/March 2014 edition of Foundation Drilling Magazine features an article written by Babst Calland attorneys Richard D. Kalson and Marc J. Felezzola entitled “P3:  The Future of the Construction Industry?”  The article discusses the growing(…)

PennDOT Shortlists Four Teams for its Rapid Bridge Replacement P3 Project

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”) has announced that based upon responses to PennDOT’s request for qualifications for its Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, a public-private partnership involving the construction of more than 50(…)

Five Teams Submit Qualifications for P3 Rapid Bridge Replacement Project

According to a recent PennDOT press release, five teams have submitted Statements of Qualifications for PennDOT’s public-private partnership (“P3”) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project.  The project would help repair or replace at least 500 bridges in Pen(…)

Construction Law 2013: A Year in Review

As a service to its clients and prospective clients, the law firm of Babst Calland will provide a complimentary “year in review” breakfast seminar which will cover an overview of 2013’s significant developments (both statutory and case-law) in the are(…)

Allegheny County Could have as Many as 60 Bridges Constructed as Public-Private Partnership Projects

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently published an article about how Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”) plans to replace at least 500 decaying bridges across Pennsylvania via public-private partnerships (“P3”).  According to the ar(…)

Virginia Supreme Court Rules in Favor of $2.1 Billion P3 Project

On October 31, 2013, the Virginia Supreme Court unanimously overruled a lower court’s decision to strike down the Virginia Public Private Transportation Act (“P3”) In December 2011 the Virginia Department of Transportation (“VDOT”) and Elizabeth River(…)

Additional Details Available Regarding P3 Projects in Pennsylvania

PennDOT has recently created a website to publish information concerning Public Private Partnerships (“P3”).  A P3 project is a contractual agreement between a public entity and private entity that: Transfers the responsibility of a transportion facil(…)

Public Private Partnerships

An article on a significant Public Private Partnership highway construction project in Indiana appeared in the January 28, 2013 edition of the Engineering News Record (subscription required). Public Private Partnerships, also known as “P 3”, will like(…)

Public-Private Partnerships Now Permitted on Road Construction Projects

On July 5, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed legislation that authorizes public-private partnerships (“P3”) for road, transit and other transportation related projects. The Pennsylvania P3 Act, 74 Pa. C.S. §§ 9101-9124, applies to “transportation faci(…)