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Delivery Method

DBOM All Public Finance
# of Projects: 1
100% of the Results

Background informationProject Created: August 21, 2017

Project Name: Southern Gateway (I-35E US 67) Dallas
Year in Operation: 2022
Sector: Transportation
Subsector: Roads
Status: Design / Construction
Type: Substantial Alteration of Existing Facility
Description: 11 mile roadway upgrade project that expands Interstate 35E from 4 to 5 lanes in each direction, with the addition of 2 reversible non-toll express lanes in the center, plus substantial reconstruction of the I-35E US 67 interchange and widening US 67 from two to three lanes in each direction between I-35E and Interstate 20, all to the Southwest of downtown Dallas. This is a substantial increase in capacity aimed at relieving congestion, improving safety, and increasing links among major limited access highways.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Public Private Partnership
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: This is a Design Build contract, negotiated at the same time as a firm fixed priced O&M agreement for the same facility, within three successive, and optional, 5 year terms.

Project Locations

Address: 900 E. Colorado Blvd
City: Dallas
State: Texas
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land
Checkbox Checked Environmental Clearance

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

Checkbox Checked

From Public (Government) Sources to Producers

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Direct Cash Support: Fully funded by Tx DOT

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
Design Build Operate Maintain (All Public Finance). Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, construction, and for long term operations and maintenance with a single entity. At the end of the term, Public Sponsor regains control of the facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? No
Project Finance Method: All By Public Sponsor

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids
Design Build Operate and Maintain

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period
TX DOT form Design Build Agreement, TX DOT Capital Maintenance Agreement (at TX DOT option), extensive performance specifications for each. Five Year Construction Term, with option for TX DOT to give Notice to Proceed under maintenance agreement (already priced in 2017) Three 5 year terms. 

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: January 11, 2017
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
Pre-Feasibility (Public Sponsor Expense)
> $50 Million US
$25-100 Million US
$250 Million - 1 Billion US
Operations & Maintenance
< $200 Million US
$500 Million - 2 Billion US
$500 Million - 2 Billion US


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