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Public-Private Partnerships

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.


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The Rapid Bridge Replacement Project is the largest bundled bridge project in Pennsylvania history, replacing 558 poor condition bridges.
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An interactive map that details the location and vital statistics on each of the 558 bridges that compose the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project.
rapid bridge replacement project map
The District 4 Bridges Project will
allow for the
replacement of 15 interstate bridges in PennDOT District 4. 

rapid bridge replacement projectProvides Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Stations (CNG) for transit agencies, including access for private-sector fleets at select locations. 
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The Chalfont Mitigation Bank project aims to develop 140 acres of land in Chalfont, Bucks County, into an environmental mitigation banking site. 
rapid bridge replacement project map 
A sponsorship and advertising program implemented to offset Safety Patrol operational costs incurred by PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC).

P3 News

I-95 Delaware River Bridge on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Turnpike Request for Information (RFI)
RFI issued November 18, 2019
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) and New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) are inviting interested teams to respond to an RFI to provide feedback, information and materials for the deliberative decision-making of the PTC and NJTA regarding the project development, financing and delivery options for the jointly owned Delaware River Bridge carrying I-95 over the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

2018-2019 P3 Report for Pennylvania

Pennsylvania Turnpike Fiber Optic Network (RFI)
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RFI issued April 29, 2019
PennDOT is inviting interested teams to respond to an RFI to provide feedback, information and materials for the decision-making of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) to consider in the operation, maintenance, development and potential commercialization of its fiber optic network project.

Chalfont Mitigation Banking Project Request for Qualification (RFQ)
RFQ issued November 27, 2018
PennDOT invited interested teams to submit a Statement of Qualification to design, build, finance, operate and maintain an environmental mitigation bank site near Chalfont, PA. The Department is currently evaluating responses.

P3 Capital Screening Report (PDF)
The purpose of the Capital Screening Process is to encourage the District Offices and Planning Partners throughout the state to consider alternative delivery models when identifying and developing new projects. Alternative delivery models and P3 procurement enable transportation owners to stretch limited financial resources for transportation improvements and infrastructure.

Rehabilitation Tunnels and Tunnel Systems along the Pennsylvania Turnpike Request for Information (PDF)
January 11, 2019
PennDOT invited interested teams to respond to an RFI to gather feedback and information related to the development, design, construction, finance and maintenance of the PA Turnpike tunnels and tunnel systems.