Austin, TX – October 26, 2018 – Cintra is pleased to announce that it was awarded silver in the Best Sponsor/Developer category at the 2018 P3 Awards in New York City on October 9th. Its Transform 66 P3 Project in Northern Virginia was also awarded silver in the Best Road/Bridge/Tunnel category.
“As a company, we are dedicated to developing innovative solutions to complex infrastructure challenges to help further and strengthen the P3 industry in the United States,” said Belen Marcos, United States president of Cintra. “It is an honor to be recognized by our peers for these contributions and our commitment to the industry. It is important to celebrate our successes but also to encourage each other to continually develop forward thinking solutions to infrastructure challenges.”
Cintra and the Ferrovial group were well represented at the event this year. Cintra’s North Tarrant Express project in Fort Worth, Texas was shortlisted in the Best Operational Project category, Transform 66 was also shortlisted for Best Financial Structure, and Ferrovial’s Denver International Airport Great Hall Project was shortlisted for Best Transit Project and Best Financial Structure.
“We are honored that the Transform I-66 project continues to be recognized as one of the best road projects in the P3 industry,” said Javier Gutierrez Villanueva, Chief Executive Officer for I-66 Express Mobility Partners. “This project will bring significant congestion relief to the Washington, D.C. suburbs and serves as example for other states on how to successfully utilize the P3 model to meet large scale infrastructure needs.”
The 5th Annual P3 Awards attracted over 400 industry professionals to celebrate the P3 industry and recognize the most outstanding projects of the year.
Over 60 entries were shortlisted across 12 categories, and the winners were selected by a panel of 80 judges with varied backgrounds within the industry.