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IH 635 Managed Lanes

IH 635 Managed Lanes
Alternate Project Name
LBJ Freeway; Lyndon B Johnson Expressway
Project Type
Roads and Bridges
Financing Type
Credit Agreement Executed
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT); LBJ Infrastructure Group, LLC (the Concession Company and TIFIA borrower)
Project Details
TIFIA Assistance
Primary Revenue Pledge
User Charges
Project Cost
Fiscal Year Closed
Commercial close (Comprehensive Development Agreement [CDA] execution) occurred on September 4, 2009. Construction began in January 2011. Substantial completion was reached on September 15, 2015 with all lanes open to traffic.
Funding Sources
Private Activity Bonds (PABs): $606M
TIFIA Loan: $850M
Equity Contribution: $672M
Public Funds: $487M
Project Delivery/Contract Method
DBFOM (Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Maintain)
Project Participants
LBJ Infrastructure Group, LLC: Cintra Concesiones de Infraestructuras de Transporte, S.A., Meridiam Infrastructure Finance, Dallas Police and Fire Pension System ;Ferrovial Agroman, S.A., W.W. Webber, Inc., Bridgefarmer & Associates, Inc.
Project Advisers/Consultants
Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc.- Financial Advisor

White & Case LLP - Counsel to the Concession Company

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP - Counsel to the Concession Company

Arup - Sponsor's Traffic Consultant

Hatch Mott MacDonald - Lenders' Traffic Advisor


TIFIA Legal Advisor: Hawkins Delafield & Wood, LLP
TIFIA Financial Advisor: Montague DeRose and Associates, LLP/High Street Consulting Group, LLC
Project Lender
Bondholders; USDOT TIFIA
Credit Assistance Detail
Direct loan: $850 million. The TIFIA loan will be repaid with project revenues, which include all income, tolls, revenues, rates, fees, charges, rentals, or other receipts derived by or related to the operation of the project.
Financial Status
The TIFIA credit agreement was executed in June 2010. Interest payments are set to begin in 2020, with principal payments to start in 2036; final loan maturity is expected to occur in 2040.
When completed, this project will have one of the most comprehensive managed HOV lane systems in the country, deploying Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI) technology capable of reading the transponders of passing vehicles.
Innovative financing package includes PABs and TIFIA credit assistance.
Application Details
Texas Department of Transportation
LOI Fiscal Year Received
LOI Received Date
Application Received Fiscal Year
Estimated Project Cost
TIFIA Request
Instrument Type
Direct Loan