State Commission To Oversee Public-Private Road, Bridge Projects

Pennsylvania – Geist said these partnerships can also address the problem of highway congestion such as on the Parkway East (Interstate 376) in the Pittsburgh area. He said a private company could build toll lanes on the parkway. “Use an intelligent highway system to keep traffic on the toll lanes moving at 60 miles per hour and you’re still going to have a free lane,” Geist said. “With time of day pricing and the ability to regulate the cost of running in those lanes, you’ll have huge congestion mitigation.”