Public Private Partnerships Bulletin

April 26, 2010

Pardon Our Dust

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1. McDonnell pledges to restart US 460 PPTA (2 articles)

McDonnell jump-starts plan to rebuild U.S. 460


Get moving on 460

Tidewater News

2. Portsmouth approves SPSA plant sale as part of PPEA deal

3. Virginia governor announces plan for VDOT audit, review of PPTA

A link to Governor McDonnell’s press release can be found here.

4. Colonial Heights interviews design firms for courthouse PPEA

5. Gayton Road PPTA project upsets landowners in path

6. North Carolina considers fee hikes to fix Yadkin River Bridge

7. Chesapeake receives unsolicited PPEA for sediment projects

8. Virginia Port Authority considers purchase of Richmond port

9. Dulles Rail project costs continue to escalate, tolls may climb (2 articles)

Airports authority says cost of developing rail car could bust deal with metro

Washington Post

Fairfax officials consider higher fares on Toll Road, new ramps

Washington Examiner

10. Local governments sell utilities to generate cash (2 articles)

Cities consider selling water, sewer systems for cash

USA Today

In Pekin, Ill., washing money down the drain?

USA Today

11. California building sale plan hits union opposition

12. Richmond extends competition period for jail PPEA

13. North Carolina panel to review PPP benefits and barriers

Two recent reports from North Carolina examining issues related to greater use of public private partnerships can be found at this link and at the attachment at the bottom of this page. A panel examining the issue will be convened on April 28 by the Institute for Emerging Issues at NC State University.