RIDOT RFP Provides Truck Tolling Timeline. State Aims to Award AET Contract This Spring.

The Providence Journal reports, “The Rhode Island Department of Transportation aims to establish two tolling facilities on Route 95 within six months of awarding the job of setting up an electronic system for tolling trucks to a private company. The state hopes to award the contract in the spring, DOT’s director, Peter Alviti, said [December 5] when he announced DOT’s solicitation of proposals for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of 13 tolling facilities.”[Link added.] The report adds, “The company that receives the contract to build the system will also run the system and turn over toll revenues to the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority, Alviti said. The construction of all tolling facilities will take about 18 months and reach completion by the end of 2018.”

Click here to read the RFP (Bid #7551188) cover sheet.

Go here to download the RFP exhibits, attachments and forms.