The design-build contractor is beginning work soon on Toll-23, the first segment of full tollway of the First Coast Parkway project on the southwest edge of the Jacksonville FL metro area.
WVB East End Partners comprising Walsh, Vinci Concessions and Belfinger begin construction this month of the East End Bridge over the Ohio River under a longterm design/finance/build/operate/maintain/availability-payments contract with an Indiana state agency.
The completely new bridge plus approach roads on both sides will connect SR265 in Indiana with the Gene Snyder Freeway in Kentucky completing a loop route around the Louisville/Southern Indiana metro area.
Construction cost is $763m.
The Illinois Tollway is moving ahead on construction of the Elgin O'Hare Western Access (EOWA) project following final approvals by the state legislature. Federal OKs were received earlier in the year. The $3.4 billion project will connect the Addams I-90 and the Tristate I-294 Tollways along the western side of the big airport, and provide a new link to the west - about 11 miles, 18km of new 2x3 lane toll expressway in total.
The project involves:
2012/11/26: Close to half the vehicles on the I-110 ExpressLanes in Los Angeles are toll paying after first two weeks operation, somewhat more than expected according to LA Metro project manager Stephanie Wiggins.
Houston Metro, the area transit authority that operates HOV lanes has formally authorized their conversion to HOT lanes in which single occupant vehicles (SOVs) will be admitted for a toll. A Metro board meeting Thursday set toll rates to be in a range between $1.00 and $10.00 per trip.