PennDOT operates one of the most ambitious and comprehensive public-private partnership (P3) programs in the nation. The featured projects bring value to Pennsylvania by significantly reducing poor condition bridges, supporting motorist safety, enhancing mass transit and rail service, and in some cases, generating new revenue to support future investment.
Major Bridge Request for Information
RFI issued February 22,2021
The Office of Public-Private Transportation Partnerships (P3 Office) of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation(PennDOT) is issuing the Request for Information(RFI) to understand the level of interst in a progressive public-private transportation partnership (P3) approach and policy positions to replace up to nine major bridges across the Commonwealth.
P3 Board Report 2019-2020.pdf
The project includes widening the Interstate to three lanes in both directions between Exit 164 to Exit 168, realigning 2.5 miles of I-81 southbound and replacing 8 bridges, as well as other related improvements. Safety and mobility improvements include eliminating a left-hand exit on I-81 northbound (Route 309) and addressing a substandard weave distance between SR 0029 and SR 0309 on I-81 northbound.