East end crossing Bridge | WVB East End Partners
WVB East End Partners is a consortium of VINCI Concessions and BBGI a global infrastructure company. As a team of firms steeped in financing, designing and constructing major highway and bridges projects, WVB was uniquely qualified to complete the long-planned project of building an East End Bridge and connecting the East End of Louisville and Southern Indiana near Utica.
In November 2012, WVB was selected as the preferred bidder with a proposal to complete the East End Crossing in October 2016 at a cost of $763 million, 23 percent less than previous estimates. The project was opened to traffic on December 18th, 2016 and is currently maintained by WVB as part of a 35 year O&M contract with the Indiana Finance Authority. WVB is under contract with the State of Indiana to maintain and operate from Mile Marker 8.78 on SR 265 to Mile Marker 37.8 on KY 841 until year 2051.
WVB East End Partners entities
Below is more information about each of the two
entities of WVB East End Partners.
Vinci Concessions a private-sector company focusing on public-private partnerships. They design, finance, build, operate and maintain transportation infrastructure and public facilities that foster economic development and growth in leading global markets.
Vinci Highways is a world leader in road concessions and mobility services, operating alongside our local partners in 14 countries. A subsidiary of Vinci Concessions, the company designs, finances, builds and operates infrastructure, manages customer and community relations, and provides long-tern mobility solutions through its integrated model. Our +5,000 employees work each day to ensure the safety, comfort and well-being of the millions of travelers who put their trust in us.
Their experience as an operator provides them with unique insights into the increasingly sophisticated expectations of customers. Engaged in a new services dynamic, they know that the ones they deliver need to be not just high quality, but also innovative, useful and sustainable, exemplifying a responsible approach as holder of public service concessions. For more information, visit http://www.vinci-concessions.com.
BBGI is an infrastructure investment company incorporated in Luxembourg, regulated by the CSSF and listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.
BBGI provides its investors with exposure to a diversified portfolio of infrastructure PFI/PPP assets in the UK, Continental Europe, Australia, Canada and the USA. The Company currently has a portfolio of 45 assets.The Company intends to acquire further infrastructure investments in the future in line with its investment policy. For more information, visit www.bb-gi.com.