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Spain to run America’s 1st superhighway?

Stretching through the rural countryside with limited access and no speed limit in 1940, the Pennsylvania Turnpike was built to resemble Germany’s autobahn. Now thanks to a $12.8 billion dollar offer, it may soon become Spain’s.

According to a report in the Philadelphia Daily News, Gov. Ed Rendell has announced that Abertis Infraestructuras of Barcelona has offered the top dollar bid to the state of Pennsylvania for the rights to manage the toll road under a 75-year lease.

The highway could become just the latest in a string of U.S. infrastructure landmarks to be operated by foreign companies. More from WorldNetDaily

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May 19, 2008 - Posted by | trucking | ,

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