Nev.'s Path To Tolls Should Prod P3 Deals In Other States

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 5:46 PM EDT) -- Efforts to legalize toll roads in Nevada, the lone toll-free holdout in the West, are slowly gathering steam, a process lawyers say should better protect contractors and help advance public-private partnerships in other states that have been slow to embrace the financing model.

Bills to allow tolling on roads and bridges have failed at least twice in Nevada since 2007. While neighbors like Colorado and Oregon have given transportation departments broad power to privatize and crafted frameworks to govern concessions, Nevada's only two statutes allowing public-private...
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