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# of Projects: 1
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Background informationProject Created: June 24, 2009

Project Name: Indianapolis Deep Sewer Tunnel
Year in Operation:
Sector: Transportation
Subsector: Tunnel, Wastewater
Status: Project Definition / Programming
Type: New Facility
Description: The project is a six-mile pipeline, the Deep Rock Tunnel Connector, that will help the city handle runoff and untreated sewage, which has created a health hazard and caused environmental damage. Two of the city's previously planned pumping stations will now be eliminated, resulting in less energy required to run and operate the sewer system.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Not yet specified
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: No delivery method yet.

Project Locations

City: Indianapolis
State: Indiana
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land: Land owned by the City of Indianapolis.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

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From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The U.S Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice granted final approval of the project. The city of Indianapolis is working under a federally-mandated plan to curb the overflow of raw sewage into rivers and streams. The $1.7 billion, 20-year plan is required under a consent decree with the EPA and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.

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From Private Capital Markets Directly to Producers as Debt: Several city rates increased 10.6 percent in June 2009. These rates are expected to rise 66% over four years to pay for the second phase of sewer overhaul.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Construction Manager At Risk Variants: Public Sponsor contracts with Construction Contractor after Design is Complete.

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: June 12, 2009
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
$200-500 Million US


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