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Rethinking America's HighwaysA 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure$
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Robert W. Poole Jr.

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780226557571

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226557601.001.0001

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How the Private Sector Is Reinventing America’s Freeways

How the Private Sector Is Reinventing America’s Freeways

(p.13) Chapter Two How the Private Sector Is Reinventing America’s Freeways
Rethinking America's Highways

Robert W. Poole Jr.

University of Chicago Press

Chronic freeway congestion has led to the introduction of investor-financed express toll lanes in large metro areas. This approach combines new construction and congestion pricing. Examples of landmark projects in Texas and Virginia suggest more widespread future use of this approach.

Keywords:   Congestion, Toll concessions, HOV and HOT lanes, Express toll lanes, Infrastructure investment funds

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