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South Bay Expressway Finally Unveiled After Years Of Planning (1.4 MB .pdf file)
After decaades of planning, the south Bay Expressway, otherwise known as state Route 125, opens between Otay Mesa and Spring Valley on Monday.
San Diego Daily Transcript, November 16, 2007

Opening of SR 125 Means Brighter Future (812 KB .pdf file)
The wait is over, our future is brighter!
San Diego Union Tribune, November 15, 2007

Chula Vista Set To Open County's First Tollway (1 MB .pdf file)
A series of grand-opening events will be staged in Chula Vista on Saturday to mark the scheduled opening Monday of the South Bay Expressway.
San Diego Union Tribune, November 13, 2007

It's Finally Here - South Bay Expressway (928 KB .pdf file)
South Bay Expressway today announced it will open in time for the holidays, on Monday, November 19
La Prensa,, November 9, 2007

South Bay Expressway makes Buie's Bonterra Closer to All Points (1.1 MB .pdf file)
The opening of the all-new south Bay Expressway adds yet another benefit to homeownership at Buie Communities' ne Bonterra neighborhood.
San Diego Union Tribune, November 3, 2007

Many Plans in the Works For South County (7.2 MB .pdf file)
San Diego Business Journal, July 16, 2007

San Diego's South Bay Expressway could open end-Sept 2007 (808 KB .pdf file)
The South Bay Expressway (SBX), San Diego's first full tollroad could open by the end of September.
South Bay Expressway Toll Road News, July 13, 2007

Otay River Bridge (404 KB .pdf file)
The Otay River Bridge is a critical link in the South Bay Expressway, a major new highway being built in southern San Diego County.
Structure Magazine, July 7, 2007

The lines formed early for toll-road promotion (128 KB .pdf file)
Weary commuters planted themselves on the cold, dark sidewalk in Otay Mesa early yesterday for a shot at roadway relief.
San Diego Union Tribune, July 13, 2007

FasTrak Offered For New South Bay Toll Road (100 KB .pdf file)
A South Bay commuter waited in line more than 16 hours to win a year of free travel on the new South Bay Expressway.
NBC San Diego, July 12, 2007

The lines formed early for toll-road promotion (128 KB .pdf file)
Weary commuters planted themselves on the cold, dark sidewalk in Otay Mesa early yesterday for a shot at roadway relief.
San Diego Union Tribune, July 13, 2007

FasTrak Offered For New South Bay Toll Road (100 KB .pdf file)
A South Bay commuter waited in line more than 16 hours to win a year of free travel on the new South Bay Expressway.
NBC San Diego, July 12, 2007

Money in the Morning (76 KB .pdf file)
San Diego Source, July 12, 2007

South Bay Expressway Service Center to Open (76 KB .pdf file)
In preparation for its opening, South Bay Expressway plans to hold a kickoff event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 12 for its newly constructed customer service center.
San Diego Business Journal, July 11, 2007

South Bay Expressway's Mitigation Program Honered By Federal Highway Administration (2 MB .pdf file)
Project recognized for enhancing region's natural resources
San Diego Daily Transcript, June 21, 2007

State Route 125 Is Millions Closer To Being Completed (1.3 MB .pdf file)
The San Diego Association of Governments board approved another $15 million for the State Route 125 gap and connector projects.
Star News, June 20, 2007

Environmental Award For SR-125 (565 KB .pdf file)
The South Bay Expressway and Caltrans' mitigation program for state Route 125 South were recently named an Exemplary Ecosystem Initiative by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration.
San Diego Daily Transcript, June 18, 2007

South Bay Expressway And Caltrans' Mitigation Program For SR-125 South Named Exemplary Ecosystem Initiative (55.3 KB .pdf file)
The 10-mile Expressway, extending from SR 54 in Spring Valley through eastern Chula Vista to the SR 905 in Otay Mesa near the border crossing, was one of only 20 ecosystem initiatives chosen, nationwide.
San Diego Metropolitan, June 14, 2007

South Bay Expressway Gears Up for Summer Opening (1.9 MB .pdf file)
Toll road designed to speed travel near the border crossing.
San Diego Business Journal, May 28, 2007

For Whom the Bridge Tolls (656 KB .pdf file)
As the last segment of a new toll bridge was put in place in late March, California transportation officials looked forward to the end of a major traffic headache.
Public Works Magazine, May 1, 2007

Otay River Bridge Span Completion Brings SR-125 Closer To Opening (1.8 MB .pdf file)
The South Bay Expressway reached a milestone for both its own project and California bridge construction in general with the placement of the last segment of its "precast" Otay River bridge.
Star News, April 10, 2007

Hangin' Loose (1.1 MB .pdf file)
Ex-lifeguard Greg Hulsizer rides the fast approaching toll-road wave into South San Diego County.
Biz San Diego, April, 2007

Expressway Bridge Segment Erected (1.7 MB .pdf file)
The last segment of South Bay Expressway's Otay River Bridge has been erected - a milestone in the construction of the 10-mile expressway toll road opening this summer.
San Diego Daily Transcript, March 29, 2007

Bridge Over Otay River (4.1 MB .pdf file)
Construction crews put the finishing touches on the last concrete segment of the South Bay Expressway's Otay River Bridge.
San Diego Union-Tribune, March 29, 2007

Expressway Bridge Segment Erected (1.4 MB .pdf file)
The last segment of South Bay Expressway's Otay River Bridge has been erected - a milestone in the construction of the 10-mile express toll road opening this summer.
Yahoo! News, March 28, 2007

Tolls to Buy Time, Convenience on 10-Mile-Long South Bay Expressway (1.4 MB .pdf file)
Route 125 will provide alternative to 905 gridlock.
San Diego Business Journal, March 26, 2007

Big Transportation Projects Connect Hot Spots Of Activity (2.3 MB .pdf file)
State route 125 in the south and the Sprinter in the north will help knit different parts of the county together later this year - a county filled with hotspots of activity.
San Diego Daily Transcript, March 08, 2007

The Price Of Transportation Looks Affordable For 125 users (1.4 MB .pdf file)
The South Bay Expressway has no specific opening date beyond a projection for "sometime this summer." but South Bay Expressway CEO Greg Hulsizer knows some of those who might be interested in the project's grand opening.
The Ranch, March 1, 2007

Toll Road Will Boost Development (2.9 MB .pdf file)
South Bay Expressway announces toll rates.
East County Californian, February 8, 2007

12-mile South Bay Tollway Nears Completion (2.6 MB .pdf file)
The company building the South Bay Expressway, which will be the county's first toll road when it opens this summer, is announcing its toll rates today.
San Diego Union-Tribune, February 6, 2007

Developers routing Retail Along New State Highway (160 KB .pdf file)
Despite delays in the infrastructure construction, new projects going up in Chula Vista.
CA Real Estate Journal, November 6, 2006

South County's Path Of Change (64 KB .pdf file)
With a third of the county's future housing and upscale retail arriving, the balance of development has tipped irreversibly.
San Diego Metropolitan, December 2006

Bridging the Financial Gap With PPPs (external link)
The private sector is taking on new roles as States seek to meet more public needs with fewer dollars.
Public Roads, July/August 2006
Web Site

San Diego to open first toll road in spring 2007 (1.8 MB .pdf file)
Construction continues on San Diego's first toll road, state Route 125, or the South Bay Expressway, which is to open in spring 2007.
The Daily Transcript, August 31, 2006

Road Projects and Officials Must Be Sensitive and Sensible (3.9 MB .pdf file)
New era of Interstate system construction requires new levels of public cooperation
Engineering News-Record, August 21/28, 2006

Affordable Property Draws Businesses
to Burgeoning Otay Mesa
(92 KB .pdf file)
Boasting a large quantity of affordable land, Otay Mesa has become a pivotal point for development
San Diego Business Journal Staff, August 21, 2006

Expert: Funding Roads With Private Money
A Growing National Trend
(56 KB .pdf file)
Funding large transportation projects with private money is a growing national trend, a consultant told a panel of Riverside County policy makers
The Press-Enterprise, August 10, 2006

To whom the TOLL goes (924 KB .pdf file)
Sick of congestion and irked by the lack of new roads?
Kiplinger's, July 2006

Range of Developments in South
County May Urge Further Changes
(88 KB .pdf file)
With new development in South County ranging from San Diego's first toll road, to a bayfront overhaul and high-rise condominiums, these projects exemplify the changes to the area...
The Daily Transcript, June 22, 2006

Public to private (2.8 MB .pdf file)
Leasing public assets to for-profit companies poses a tantalizing proposition for cash-strapped state and local governments
Illinois Issues, June 2006

New Route for Toll Roads (4.6 MB .pdf file)
The Drive for Infrastructure Investments
High Return Quarterly, Spring 2006

Metropolitan Movers (456 KB .pdf file)
Cecil J. Dugan was hired as director of finance and administration for construction of the South Bay Expressway
San Diego Metropolitan, May 2006

The Return of Private Toll Roads (9.9 MB .pdf file)
Private concessions offer an alternative to managing American highways.
Public Roads, March/April 2006
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Otay River Bridge Photos (1.6 MB .pdf file)
the Otay River Bridge is part of the South Bay Expressway...
Design - Build, April 2006

Photo of Otay River Bridge in Fog (1.8 MB .pdf file)
On the 10-mile route of San Diego County's first toll road...
San Diego Metropolitan, April 2006

Toll road will link South and East County cities (664 KB .pdf file)
The first true toll highway in San Diego County is now just 18 months away...
San Diego Union Tribune, March 24, 2006

Caltrans stays in building mode (340 KB .pdf file)
No lanes, segments will be finished in '06...
San Diego Union Tribune, March 15, 2006

Route 125 on track for '07 completion (3.3 MB .pdf file)
Toll road in Chula Vista is called 'economic lifeline'...
San Diego Union Tribune, March 4, 2006

One of just two segmental bridges in California, (3.05 MB .pdf file)
Otay River Bridge is part of South Bay Expressway...
La Prensa, March 3, 2006

Joaquin Luken Hired as Business Development Representative (68 KB .pdf file)
Uptown Examiner, January 27, 2006

Construction of South Bay Expressway is moving along at steady pace (1.6 MB .pdf file)
The support columns for the massive bridge over the Otay River Valley look like fingers...
The Star News, January 20, 2006

South Bay to Finally Get Its Expressway (452 KB .pdf file)
Transportation: Projects Across the county Aimed At Easing Daily Commute...
San Diego Business Journal, January 2, 2006

REAL ESTATE (76 KB .pdf file)
Asignificant construction milestone was achieved involving the toll road along the South Bay Expressway.
San Diego Metropolitan, January 2006

2006 Caltrans/SANDAG Transportation Guide (1.5 MB .pdf file)

State Route 125 Increases South County Appeal in San Diego (45.9 KB .pdf file)
Shopping centers and office space will line the new road to San Diego County's South Bay submarkets, according to...
San Diego Commerce, October 21, 2005

Toll road building service center hub (external website link)
Construction began yesterday on the 20,000-square-foot customer service center...
Union-Tribune, October 7, 2005

Freeway extensions vital to growing area of South County (80 KB .pdf file)
Progress is is being made on important freeway extensions that will ease traffic congestion...
Daily Transcript, August 4, 2005

Transportation Routes Vital to South County's Economic Prosperity (200 KB .pdf file)
San Diego-based Oster and Associates Inc., a marketing, advertising and public relations agency, announced Friday...
Daily Transcript, July 25, 2005

Toll road is named S. Bay Expressway (236 KB .pdf file)
The south portion of state Route 125 has been named the South Bay Expressway...
San Diego Union Tribune, July 23, 2005

Construction and Design (220 KB .pdf file)
Mike Romanowski has been appointed to senior structural engineer for Structural Engineers Inc...
San Diego Business Journal, June 27, 2005

The Streets of San Diego (2.1 MB .pdf file)
California's highways are legendary for their traffic jams...
Government Video, June 1, 2005

A Toll Worth Paying (432 KB .pdf file)
One of San Diego's most significant transportation projects in more than a decate is the State Route 125...
Voice of San Diego, May 16, 2005

SR125 bridge building starts (540 KB .pdf file)
Work has begun on a bridge spanning the Otay River Valley...
The Star News, May 13, 2005

Tossing Money to Tolls Could Secure Road Funds (732 KB .pdf file)
As the governor's new budget proposal shifts money away from transportation projects,...
San Diego Business Journal, January 31, 2005

Caltrans, Investor Join Forces for South Bay Highway (176 KB .pdf file)
Though much of the construction is out of public view, there are some telltale signs of progress on the $821 million state Routhe 125 South...
San Diego Business Journal, March 8, 2004

Vital Link Under Way (136.2 KB .pdf file)
California Transportation Ventures Inc. began construction on the south end of a new stretch of State Route 125...
San Diego Business Journal, September 22, 2003

The County's Environmentally Friendly Highway (52.1 KB .pdf file)
"Many people today don't remember what traffic was like in Santee and the Mission Gorge area before the eastern extension of state Route 52 was completed a decade ago..."
San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial, September 18, 2003

Work On Part of Route 125 Under Way (external website link)
"After years of delays, major construction on the southern portion of state Route 125 has begun..."
San Diego Union-Tribune, September 13, 2003
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20030913-9999_2m13sr125.html

South County Business Survey After 10 Years (external website link)
"Early this summer, South County Economic Development Council launched the first study of the economic impacts of border crossings ..."
San Diego Daily Transcript, November 12, 2002
http://www.sddt.com/reports/2002/11/edceastsouth/td.cfm

Newest Phase of SR 125 Breaks Ground in Bonita (68.1 KB .pdf file)
"The link with their northern neighbors that South Bay residents and developers have been longing for kicked off construction last week."
San Diego Business Journal, Real Estate section, October 28, 2002

Major Transportation Infrastructure Under Development in South County (external website link)
"With 1.4 million truck crossings per year, the Otay Mesa Port of entry is the largest commercial crossing on the California-Mexico border handling the second highest volume of trucks and third dollar value of trade among all U.S.-Mexico land border crossings..."
San Diego Daily Transcript, October 2, 2002
http://www.sddt.com/reports/2002/10/southcounty/te.cfmj

Development's Compass Points South (external website link)
Chula Vista and Otay Mesa represent the county's commercial, industrial and residential future. "For those of you who rarely venture south of Interstate 8, it is time to make the trip. Believe it or not, almost one-third of everything being built in San Diego County is in Chula Vista and Otay Mesa. And it is only now beginning."
San Diego Metropolitan, August 2002
http://www.sandiegometro.com/2002/aug/property.html

 

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