Strange political alliances form in U...

Strange political alliances form in U.S. 36 contract debacle

There are 3 comments on the Daily Camera story from Feb 17, 2014, titled Strange political alliances form in U.S. 36 contract debacle. In it, Daily Camera reports that:

Lafayette resident John Martin accuses CDOT of shenanigans at a meeting in Louisville last week about the agency's controversial 50-year contact with Plenary Roads Denver for the maintenance and operation of U.S. 36. The dispute over a long-term contract that would allow a private firm to exercise day-to-day control over busy U.S. 36 between Denver ... (more)

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“....VETS”

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#1 Feb 18, 2014
QUESTION: US 36# isn't that a Federal highway
so why is 50-year deal between the Colorado Department of Transportation and Plenary Roads Denver by characterizing it as a giveaway of public infrastructure to a multinational consortium via a contract that was crafted in secret. in the mix

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#2 Feb 18, 2014
guess the answer is in here , but I'm not installing a pdf reader ..US 36 PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP Frequently Asked Questions
www.coloradodot.info/programs/high-performanc... ...
US 36 PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP Frequently Asked ... WHY IS P3 VALUABLE FOR COLORADO?... CDOT maintains ownership of all highways in a P3 agreement.
anonymous

Chicago, IL

#3 Feb 25, 2014
One has to look no further than the parking meter contract in the city of Chicago to get a feel for what this contract represents and how it will "work" out for the taxpayers.

Month after month new surprises keep coming out as to what the private contractor is permitted to extract from the taxpayer coffers...and the Chicago deal is a 99 year lease!

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