FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 23, 2012

Contact: Cheryl M. Sparks or Kelly Melhem
                410-537-1017

MDTA ANNOUNCES PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO REDEVELOP & OPERATE I-95 TRAVEL PLAZAS

Agreement to bring more than $400 million in revenue to State; Construction to create estimated 400 jobs for Marylanders

BALTIMORE, MD - The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Board today voted to approve an innovative 35-year agreement with Areas USA MDTP, LLC, to redevelop and operate the two aging travel plazas along the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (I-95) in northeast Maryland. The agreement is the States newest public-private partnership (P3) following the award-winning P3 agreement with a private partner to improve and operate Seagirt Marine Terminal at the Port of Baltimore.  ...Click here to read more.