Selection of Private Sector Partner
On June 23, 2013, the State Board of Transportation (STB) Northwest Express Roadbuilders (NWER) voted to accept the Northwest Express Roadbuilders (NWER) a joint venture of Archer Western and Hubbard Construction as the apparent best value proposer and private sector partner for the Northwest Corridor project.
The project contract with NWER was executed in November 2013, and design and pre-construction activities are underway. Design and pre-construction activities were conducted leading up to the start of project construction. Construction on the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes broke ground in October 2014. The project is anticipated to open to traffic in summer of 2018. Below are links to documents and information related to the Northwest Corridor procurement process.