Slide One

P3 Information


Concurrent with the Environmental Study, Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will be seeking proposals from the private sector to enter into a Public-Private Partnership (P3) with the state, to develop innovative approaches to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain the potential improvements developed through the Environmental Study.

Why a P3?

Benefits of Managed Lanes



Learn more about Op Lanes Maryland as well as specifics concerning Maryland's P3 laws and process by clicking below.

Traffic on Highway

P3 Timeline

  • Traffic Relief Plan Announced

    I-495 & I-270 P3 Program Initiated First Request for Information Released
  • Industry Engagement

    First Industry Forum

    First Request for
    Information Responses

    One-on-One Meetings

    Market Sounding

  • Industry Engagement

    Continued Market

    Second Request for
    Information Released &
    Responses Received

    Industry Forum/Second
    One-on-One Meetings

  • Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

    Issue RFQ

    Submittal of Statements
    of Qualifications (SOQ)

    Identify Shortlist

  • Request for Proposals (RFP)

    Issue Draft RFP

    Innovative Dialogue
    Process (IDP) with

    Issue Final RFP

  • Selection and P3 Agreement Execution

    Proposals Due


    Legislative and
    Financial Review

    Board of Public
    Works Approval of P3 Agreement

  • Ongoing Predevelopment Work

    MDTA Approval of first section P3 Agreement

    30-day Legislative Review

    BPW Approval of first section P3 Agreement