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407 ETR Takes Home Top Industry Award

TORONTO, September 14, 2009

Today marks an exceptional accomplishment for 407 ETR. At the 77th Annual International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) Meeting & Exhibition in Chicago, 407 ETR not only took home the Technology award, but was also selected as the winner of the President’s Award for Excellence.

The IBTTA Toll Excellence Awards program recognizes member toll agencies that are furthering the aims of the industry through creative, innovative and positive programs in the categories of Administration, Customer Service, Operations, Social Responsibility and Technology. As the winner in the Technology category, 407 ETR was eligible for consideration for the coveted President's Award for Excellence, presented annually to IBTTA's best of the best.

“The President’s Award for Excellence is the highest award given in the industry, it is an honour to receive this award from the world’s foremost authority on tolling,” said Antonio de Santiago, 407 ETR’s President and CEO. "The members of IBTTA are the world’s top tolling agencies and 407 ETR is thrilled to be recognized amongst this distinguished group.

“I am so proud of our employees,” continued de Santiago. “It’s because of their innovative ideas and commitment to improvement that 407 ETR has won this award.”

407 ETR is committed to providing fast, safe, and reliable trips to the hundreds of thousands of commuters that choose to travel 407 ETR each day. “407 ETR will continue to work hard every day to provide the best service to our customers, both on and off the highway.” said de Santiago.

407 ETR Concession Company Limited (“407 ETR”) is the operator and manager of Highway 407, which extends 108 kilometres east-west, just north of Toronto. 407 International Inc., the sole shareholder of 407 ETR, is owned by a consortium comprised of Cintra Concesiones de Infraestructuras de Transporte, Macquarie Infrastructure Group and SNC-Lavalin.

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