Joint Board announces teams shortlisted for State Street Redevelopment Project

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (July 23, 2015) – Today, the Joint Board overseeing the delivery of the State Street Redevelopment Project announced the teams selected to compete for the project. The draft Request for Proposal (RFP) will be issued on July 31 to the following three teams:

  • Plenary Roads State Street
    (Plenary Group USA Ltd., Rieth-Riley Construction Co. Inc., Janssen & Spaans Engineering Inc., and Shrewsberry & Associates LLC)
  • State Street Mobility Alliance
    (Macquarie Corporate Holdings Pty Limited, The Lane Construction Corporation, Lochmueller Group, and Schmidt Associates)
  • Walsh Gateway Partners LLC
    (Walsh Investors LLC, Walsh Construction Company II LLC, Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc., Rundell Ernstberger Associates Inc., and Milestone Contractors LP) 

The Evaluation and Selection Review Committee that was responsible for the Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) evaluation process and submittal of a shortlisting recommendation to the Joint Board collaborated with its legal, financial and technical advisers to review the capabilities of each team to carry out the project responsibilities. A number of parameters were considered including financial capabilities, bonding capacity, legal standing, relative project experience, and qualifications and depth of personnel. 

“The City and the University worked closely together on making this crucial decision,” said David Buck, chairman of the Joint Board and West Lafayette’s public works director. “We are confident that we’ve shortlisted three teams that can execute the project vision and help us attain our collaborative goal of transforming State Street.”

Proposals are due by the end of the 2015 calendar year, and will outline the estimated costs, schedules and other aspects related to the construction of the project as noted by each individual team. The Joint Board is expected to review the proposals and award the contract in early 2016. 


The State Street Redevelopment Project is a collaborative effort between the City of West Lafayette and Purdue University to improve quality of life by transforming State Street into a more desirable destination for the local community and visitors. For more information about the State Street Redevelopment Project, visit