Balfour Beatty selected for DTP rail project

Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has announced that the Denver Transit Partners (DTP) transport contractor team has reached financial close for the design, build, finance and operation (DBFO) of the Eagle P3 commuter rail project in the Denver metropolitan area of the US for the Denver Regional Transport District (RTD).

Balfour Beatty will be responsible for a 50 per cent, or $500m (£321m), share of the $1bn engineering, procurement and construction contract, and a 33 per cent, or $340m, share of the $1bn 29-year operations and maintenance contract.