April 10, 2014
Accepting Unsolicited P3 Transportation Proposals until April 30
Harrisburg – The PennDOT Office of
Public-Private Partnerships (P3) today announced that it is accepting
unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector
through April 30.
submission period applies to PennDOT-owned projects and infrastructure. During
this period, the private sector can submit proposals offering innovative ways
to deliver transportation projects across a variety of modes including roads,
bridges, rail, aviation and ports. Proposals can also include more efficient
models to manage existing transportation-related services and programs.
sector may also submit applications for non-PennDOT-owned assets directly to
the P3 board during this time. Transportation entities outside of the
governor’s jurisdiction, such as transit authorities, may establish their own
timelines or accept proposals year round.
proposals are being accepted through 11:59 p.m. on April 30. Instructions on
how to submit a project and information on the unsolicited proposal review
process can be found on the state’s P3 website, www.P3forPA.com.
state’s P3 law allows PennDOT and other
transportation authorities and commissions to partner with private companies to
participate in delivering, maintaining and financing transportation-related
As part of the P3 law, the seven-member Public Private Transportation
Partnership Board was appointed to examine and approve potential public-private
transportation projects. If the board determines a state operation would be
more cost-effectively administered by a private company, the company will be
authorized to submit a proposal and enter into a contract to either completely
or partially take over that operation for a defined period of time.
The next unsolicited proposal period will occur in October. To
learn more about P3 in Pennsylvania, visit www.P3forPA.com.
Kirkpatrick or Erin Waters-Trasatt, 717-783-8800