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Build America Transportation Investment Center (BATIC) Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence
Build America Transportation Investment Center (BATIC) Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence

BATIC Institute Events

Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice

Pennsylvania Rapid Bridge Replacement Project

This event took place November 4, 2015. The webinar video and other materials are posted below.

Webinar Video

Other Materials

Event Description

In-depth look at the Pennsylvania Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, which is being developed as a public-private partnership, with financing backed by availability payments to be made by PennDOT to the private developer over a 25-year period following construction. The project will replace 558 structurally deficient bridges in three years. The webinar features video interviews and was informed by discussion with key project principals:

  • Michael Bonini, PennDOT
  • Matt Girard, Plenary Group
  • Gary Kleist, PennDOT
  • Jim Ritzman, PennDOT
  • Bob Shea, PennDOT
  • Renee Sigel, FHWA

Topics covered include:

  • Project Overview [Video Timecode 3:11]
  • Decision to Pursue as a P3 [Video Timecode 7:02]
  • Federal Requirements [Video Timecode 11:03]
  • Project Procurement [Video Timecode 15:36]
  • Project Financing [Video Timecode 18:59]
  • Project Oversight [Video Timecode 25:08]
  • Lessons Learned [Video Timecode 28:30]
  • Panelist Discussion by Project Leadership [Video Timecode 35:54]