Part of Okla. expressway P3 contract awarded to AECOM/Duit Development

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The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority awarded a contract price almost $261 million for development and financing on the west leg of the Gilcrease Expressway to an AECOM and Duit Development Co. partnership that can present almost $125 million in short-term financing, Tulsa World stories.

The toll street will embody development of a bridge over the Arkansas River and 5 miles of recent, four-lane freeway from the place the prevailing Gilcrease Expressway connects to Interstate 44 simply south of West 51st Road to simply north of U.S. 412 at Edison Road.

The general public-private partnership mission includes the Indian Nations Council of Governments, the town of Tulsa, Tulsa County, the Oklahoma Division of Transportation, and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.

Work on the mission, which is a part of the Driving Ahead program, an growth and enchancment initiative for six turnpikes, is predicted to start by the top of 2019 and be accomplished in February 2022.