High-Performance Transportation Enterprise

HPTE LogoWelcome to the HPTE website. Current events and announcements will be on this page so you can find them quickly and conveniently. Use the "quick links" in the box to the left to find information about our organization, solicitations, express lane projects and more. We are always interested in your feedback or questions -- drop us a line at [email protected].

Financial Advisor RFP

The HPTE is pleased to announce its pool of Financial Advisory firms. Click here to see the Notice of Intent to Award.

New Procedures for Motorcycles and Carpoolers

There are new changes in the pass procedures for carpoolers/HOV and motorcyclists that use CDOT's HOV Express Lanes. Learn more...

Join us for a Telephone Town Hall!

Call in for a Telephone Town Hall to discuss the proposed toll rates for the North I-25 Express Lanes on May 2, 20167-8 p.m. You can dial 877-229-8493 and enter PIN number 111457.

HPTE 2015 Annual Report Now Available

Please review the HPTE 2015 Annual Report for a thorough overview of our work including our activities and programs; our finances; and the status of our current projects.

HPTE Board Welcomes New Appointee

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, the Board welcomed new Governor appointee Jan Martin, who represents the Pikes Peak area, with a term to expire on 10-1-2017.

CDOT names David Spector as Director of High Performance Transportation Enterprise

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced David Spector has been named the new Director of the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE). Spector takes the helm from outgoing Director of HPTE, Michael Cheroutes, who served in the role as the first head of the HPTE from its inception in 2010. Spector will officially join HPTE mid-October. Click here to read the full article.

HPTE Board Adopts P3 Open Records Policy and First Amended Transparency Policy, August 19, 2015

On August 19, 2015, the High Performance Transportation Enterprise Board of Directors adopted the Open Records Policy Relating to Public Private Partnerships and First Amended Transparency Policy Relating to Public Private Partnerships. The purpose of these policies is to help stakeholders understand the sequence and timing of the release of procurement documents and to provide additional transparency for the process. Click here for the new P3 Open Records Policy, the Amended Transparency Policy and adopting Resolution.

CDOT Releases Shortlist of Teams Vying to Build the I-70 East Project

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) and the Colorado Bridge Enterprise today announced the four teams shortlisted to continue the process of qualifying to build the I-70 East Project. Read more here.

State Audit Reports HPTE's US 36 Express Lanes Project "provided best value for taxpayers"

HPTE’s first public-private partnership project was overall best value. Click here to view article.

I-25 & US 36 Express Lanes Toll and Penalty Schedule

On May 20, 2015, the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) approved the toll rate schedule for Phase 1 of the US 36 Express Lanes Project between Federal Boulevard to 88th Street in Louisville/Superior. The rates will go into effect this summer upon the commencement of tolling services, which will be managed and operated by CDOT’s partner on US 36, Plenary Roads Denver.

Want to know more about the toll rates on the new Express Lanes on US 36 and for the existing I-25 Express Lanes?  Understand more about how much the tolls will cost if you have a pass versus if you travel on the lanes with out a pass (hint: if you get a pass the toll will be much cheaper). Click here for FAQs and a presentation that outlines how to use the lanes as a solo driver who pays a toll, carpooler or bus rider.

CDOT Transportation Commission Recommends Financing I-70 East Project with Private Investment

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Transportation Commission have decided to move forward with a Design Build Finance Operate Maintain (DBFOM) method for the finance and delivery of the I-70 East project from I-25 to Denver International Airport. More...

I-70 East Corridor Project Value for Money Analysis

This value for money analysis compares the total costs of delivering the I-70 East Corridor Project using different forms of procurement. The objectives are to identify the procurement approach which:

  • Best fits within the CDOT and Colorado Bridge Enterprises' affordability envelope for the project, and
  • Results in the lowest net present value of payments by CDOT and Bridge Enterprise over the lifecycle of the project and maximizes availability of Bridge Enterprise revenues to fund additional bridge replacement and rehavilitation projects.
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  • David Spector
  • Kathy Gilliland
    Transportation Commissioner
  • Don Marostica
    Vice Chair
    Governor Appointee
    North Front Range
  • Gary Reiff
    Transportation Commissioner
  • Trey Rogers
    Governor Appointee
    Denver Metro Area
  • Shannon Gifford
    Transportation Commissioner 
  • Thad Noll
    Governor Appointee
    I-70 Mountain Corridor
  • Jan Martin
    Governor Appointee
    Pikes Peak Area
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