The board of directors of Denver’s Regional Transportation District approved last month a public-private partnership consortium’s $2.085-billion proposal to build and operate 44 miles of new commuter rail, including a line serving Denver International Airport. Denver Transit Partners is sponsored by Fluor Enterprises Inc., a division of Irving, Tex.-based Fluor Corp., and Australia’s Macquarie Capital Group Ltd. They are joined by partners Ames Construction, Balfour Beatty Rail Inc., Alternate Concepts Inc. and HDR Inc. The proposal came in $300 million lower than RTD’s budget estimate of $2.4 billion for the Eagle P3 project. The bid also promises to open the
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.