Six investment teams vie to build Illiana
By Carole Carlson email@example.com/302-0949 January 14, 2014 8:42PM
Indiana Illiana proposed investors list
1. ILLIANA OPEN ROAD INNOVATORS
Equity Members: SNC-Lavalin Capital USA Inc. UIF GP, LLC Zachry Resources, Inc.
Lead Contractor: Illiana Corridors Constructors- Indiana (JV) - Zachry Construction Corporation - SNC-Lavalin Constructors, Inc. - James McHugh Construction Co.
Lead Engineering Firm: URS Corporation
O&M: ProTrans USA, LLC
Other: Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc. Applied Research Associates, Inc. Beam, Longest and Neff, LLC Butler, Fairman & Seufert, Inc. CTL Engineering of Indiana, Inc.
2. ILLIANA EAST MOBILITY PARTNERS
Equity Members: Cintra Infraestructuras, S.A
Lead Contractor: Ferrovial Agroman US Corp. White Construction, Inc.
Lead Engineering Firm: Janssen & Spaans Engineering, Inc.
O&M: Cintra Infraestructuras, S.A
3. INDIANA CORRIDOR TRANSPORTATION GROUP
Equity Members: ACS Infrastructure Development, Inc. Statement of Qualification (SOQ) Teams - Illiana and I-65
Fengate Capital Management Ltd.
Lead Contractor: Dragados USA, Inc. F.H. Paschen, SN. Nielsen & Associates LLC William Charles Construction Company, LLC
Lead Engineering Firm: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
O&M: ACS Infrastructure Development, Inc. Fengate Capital Management Ltd.
Other: Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates, Inc.
4. WM INDIANA- IllIANA PARTNERS, LLC
Equity Members: Meridiam Infrastructure Illiana IN, LLC Walsh Investors, L.L.C
Lead Contractor: Walsh Construction Company II, LLC
Lead Engineering Firm:
Parsons Transportation Group Inc.
O&M: Meridiam Infrastructure Illiana IN, LLC Walsh Investors, L.L.C
Other: Superior Construction Co., Inc Bloomsdale Excavating Company, Inc. Milestone Contractors L.P. Walsh & Kelly, Inc. Terracon Consulting Engineers and Scientists Hanson Professional Services, Inc. United Consulting Knight E/A (Engineers & Architects) Infrastructure Engineering Incorporated GeoSolutions, Inc. Debevoise & Plimpton
Statement of Qualification (SOQ) Teams - Illina and I-65
5. ISOLUX INFRASTRUCTURE NETHERLANDS B.V. LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
Equity Members: Isolux Infrastructure Netherlands B.V.
Lead Contractor: AZTEC Engineering Group, Inc. TYPSA
Lead Engineering Firm:
Corsan-Corviam Construction, S.A.
O&M: Isolux Infrastructure Netherlands B.V. Limited Liability Company
Other: Burgess & Niple, Inc. Michael Baker Jr., Inc Gradex, Inc. Halverson Construction Co., Inc. E&B Paving, Inc.
6. INDIANA MOBILITY PARTNERS
Equity Members: Fluor Enterprises, Inc. Plenary Group USA Ltd.
Lead Contractor: Indiana Mobility Constructors (JV) -Fluor Enterprises, Inc.
-The Lane Construction Corporation -Granite Construction Company
Lead Engineering Firm: HDR Engineering, Inc.
O&M: Indiana Mobility Operators -Fluor Enterprises, Inc.
-Plenary Group USA Ltd. -DBi Services, LLC
Other: CHA Consulting, Inc. Statement of Qualification (SOQ) Teams - Illina and I-65
Alfred Benesch and Company Crawford Murphy & Tilly, Inc. Dunnet Bay Construction Company Kleinfelder Central, Inc. (Kleinfelder) The Transtec Group, Inc.
Updated: February 16, 2014 6:34AM
Six investors are in the running to build the 12-mile Indiana portion of the 47-mile bistate Illiana Expressway and to widen a section of Interstate 65, state officials said Tuesday.
The proposals will be whittled down to “short list” of finalists by the state.
Nearly five dozen local, national and international firms with extensive expertise in large public infrastructure projects partnered to form six teams, according to a press release from the Indiana Department of Transportation. The deadline to submit proposals was Jan. 10.
The Indiana portion of the Illiana Corridor runs from the state line east to Interstate 65, just northeast of Lowell. Illiana will be a toll road when it’s completed.
The Illinois portion runs through Will and Kankakee counties to I-55.
The entire highway is expected to cost about $1.5 billion with Indiana’s share at about $300 million. Officials from both states believe the so-called public/private partnership concept will lead to building the Illiana Corridor quicker and cheaper.
INDOT included the widening of a 12-mile stretch of I-65 between U.S. 30 and Indiana 2, in its call out for proposals to make it more attractive for private investors.
One of the six investors is Cintra Infraestructuras, which operates the Indiana Toll Road. Its teams is called Illiana East Mobility Partners.
“We will thoroughly review the teams’ qualifications and announce a short list of proposers that be invited to respond to a final Request for Proposals,” Indiana Public Finance Director Kendra York said.
State supporters say Illiana will reduce the strain of truck traffic on local roads, improving safety, travel times, and accessibility to jobs. Many Lake County officials and south county property owners opposed its construction.
Illiana still needs federal approval. Public hearings on the environmental impact of the highway will be held in Indiana and Illinois in mid-January with the feedback sent to federal officials who could render approval as early as March or April.
Officials have pegged 2018 as its completion date.