SUMMARY OF P3 LEGISLATIVE STATUS:
Enabled through use of Home Rule
Does this state have broadly enabling P3 legislation?
There is no specific enabling legislative authority for procurement of public infrastructure; though the State’s Department of Transportation has utilized alternative project delivery methods for a number of projects, across a range of transportation asset classes.
Does the state allow for unsolicited proposals?
There are no specific prohibitions against receiving unsolicited proposals.
What is the P3 contract approval authority?
Agency of jurisdiction.
What is the state's P3 procurement process?
Michigan DoT has utilized a multi-stage solicitation and approval process, including RFIs, RFQs and RFPs.
Does the state have resources dedicated to P3s?
Michigan Dept. of Transportation has served as the central authority for alternative project delivery procurements.
Is this a Home Rule state, with limitations or opportunities for P3?
Does this state have programmatic requirements for MWDBE participation?
Compliance with Federal mandates related to DBE participation is required for projects involving Federal funding.
Does this state have programmatic requirements for labor participation?
Each public-private partnership project shall be subject to the prevailing wage requirements associated with funding sources (i.e., Davis-Bacon).
Does this state have programmatic requirements for performance security?
Compliance with Federal mandates related to payment and performance guarantees is required for projects involving Federal funding (i.e., Miller Act).
For what types of financing programs are P3 projects eligible?
Michigan Dept. of Transportation can leverage local and state financing resources, as well as those available at Federal level, including TIFIA and PABs.
What project types or asset classes are eligible for P3s in this state?
A broad range of transportation asset classes, including bridges, roads, tunnels, airports and seaports, as well as ancillary services and facilities, as long as they serve a specific transportation function.
Are there projects where the P3 procurement method has been applied?
Michigan Dept. of Transportation Freeway Lighting Project. International Crossing (Ontario to Michigan, USA): Gordie Howe Bridge.