Background informationProject Created: July 27, 2009
M1-A1 Link Road
Year in Operation:
The Link Road will connect the M1/M162 south of Leed and the A1 and A64 east of Leeds. It is approx. 30 km long and will provide a strategic route for traffic by bypassing Leeds. The project will consist of 3, 4, and 5 lane stretches of road, with 154 structures built along the route.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located:
Public Private Partnership
Is the project still active:
United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)
Access to Land: The land is owned by the Crown government, underneath the Department for Transport (DfT).
Revenue Stream (Cash Flow) Protected Through Long Term Commitment(s) of Public Sponsor(s): The private sector entity will operate and maintain the roadway for a concession period of 30 years.
Souces of Project Support (Monetary)
From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The project is financed by the Crown government.
Project Delivery & Finance Method
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? Yes
Project Finance Method: All or Partially By Public Sponsor
Qualifications Based Selection
Request for Qualifications
Request for Proposals
Invitation for Bids
Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract
Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period