2017 Design-Build in Transportation

Mar 27, 2017 ‐ Mar 29, 2017


It’s an exciting time to be a design-build professional, especially in the transportation sector! Voters in 23 states approved 55 different transportation measures on the ballot last year. This, combined with promises of a new era of American infrastructure investment, has put the need for effective and efficient transportation projects at the heart of a national debate about priorities.

As the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build project delivery, DBIA is uniquely positioned to help professionals respond to this movement to improve our roads, bridges, and aviation facilities.

Owners, utilities and practitioners new to design-build can count on DBIA to guide you through the important steps needed to help you learn and then master the design-build delivery method. From procurement and contracting to execution, DBIA can help you determine when design-build is right for a particular project. Experienced design-build professionals can also take advantage of more advanced education offerings, including best practices and implementation techniques, case studies, and education on design-build variations such as progressive design-build, design-build-operate (DBO) and others.

Packages Display Packages

Includes CE evaluations

Sessions Included:

Construction of a Grade-Separated-Interchange in 8 Weeks: Success through Extreme Partnership (Mar 29, 2017 09:30 AM)

Contractor-Designer - How is the Working Relationship in Mega Aviation Projects Different? (Mar 28, 2017 03:15 PM)

Encouraging Geotechnical Innovation in Design-Build Procurement (Mar 29, 2017 10:45 AM)

General Session: How Port Agencies are Using Public-Private Partnerships to Prepare for the Future (Mar 29, 2017 08:00 AM)

How to Maximize Value Through Contractor Defined Additional Requested Elements (Mar 29, 2017 10:45 AM)

Implementing the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project Using a Split Delivery Method (Mar 29, 2017 09:30 AM)

Owner and Design-Builder Responsibility and Liability for Design and Construction Defects (Mar 28, 2017 03:15 PM)

Procurement Best Practices Facilitated Accelerated Bridge Construction to Maximize Project Value (Mar 28, 2017 10:45 AM)

Review of DOT Implementation of Design-Build Delivery (Mar 28, 2017 10:45 AM)

Oversight Best Practices: The I-35E Project Team: Part 1 (Mar 28, 2017 09:30 AM)

Use of Progressive Design-Build to Deliver Infrastructure Upgrades to a Class-1 Freight Corridor (Mar 28, 2017 09:30 AM)

Warranties: Ensuring Performance After Project Completion (Mar 28, 2017 09:30 AM)

When the Unexpected Happens an Excellent Design-Build Team Can Make it Right (Mar 28, 2017 09:30 AM)

SR 520 Floating Bridge and Landings Project - Owner/Builder Collaboration for Success (Mar 29, 2017 10:45 AM)

Choosing a Project Delivery Method: An Interactive Discussion (Mar 29, 2017 09:30 AM)

Transit P3s - Issues and Lessons Learned (Mar 28, 2017 10:45 AM)

Progressive Design-Build Primer: What it is and What it Can Achieve (Mar 29, 2017 09:30 AM)

New Standard Form of RFQ and RFP: Rollout and Review (Mar 28, 2017 03:15 PM)

Practitioner's Session: Thirty Years of Design-Build: A Legislative Perspective (Mar 27, 2017 01:00 PM)

General Session: Opportunities for Design-Build Nationwide - Roads & Highways (Mar 28, 2017 08:00 AM)

General Session: The Future of Infrastructure and Design-Build (Open to Both Transportation & Water/Wastewater Attendees) (Mar 29, 2017 12:15 PM)

Oversight Best Practices: The I-35E Project Team: Part 2 (Mar 28, 2017 10:45 AM)

General Session: Shaping the Future: The Impact of New Technology on Our Transportation Systems (Mar 28, 2017 01:45 PM)

Standard: $450.00

Sessions

Practitioner's Session: Thirty Years of Design-Build: A Legislative Perspective

Mar 27, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Mar 27, 2017 2:30pm

Identification: T01

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
  • Richard Thomas, PLC, Director, State/Local Legislative Affairs, Design-Build Institute of America
Standard: $35.00

General Session: Opportunities for Design-Build Nationwide - Roads & Highways

Mar 28, 2017 8:00am ‐ Mar 28, 2017 9:15am

Identification: T02

Credits: None available.

A public agency panel representing new and seasoned programs across the United States. Panelists will discuss their multi-year project pipelines and why they have chosen design-build for optimum value and innovation.

Sponsored By: Michels Corporation

Speaker(s):
  • Peter Davich, P.E., DBIA, Design Build Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • James Avitabile, P.E., DBIA, Vice President and Strategic Initiatives Market Leader, RS&H
  • Larry Ritchie, P.E., State Contract Administration Specialist, Florida Dept. of Transportation
  • Art McCluskey, P.E., Design-Build Program Manager, Washington State Dept. of Transportation
  • Andrew Hoenig, P.E., DBIA, Project Manager, Georgia Dept. of Transportation
Standard: $35.00

When the Unexpected Happens an Excellent Design-Build Team Can Make it Right

Mar 28, 2017 9:30am ‐ Mar 28, 2017 10:30am

Identification: T03

Credits: None available.

It is hard enough to design, permit and construct a cost effective, attractive high-level bridge over an environmentally sensitive waterway. It is nearly impossible to do so while a federal injunction is filed against the project, a separate NEPA challenge and then a federal environmental permit challenge. But the DB team on the VMB project performed the impossible, then using Best Practices by permit mandate completed the project within the 975 day mandated schedule.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an undertanding fo the technical DB challenges and how they were addressed.
  • Learn what happened after project award and how the team developed a positive strategy.
  • Understand how DB delivery affected the process and allow some flexibility in making it a sucesss.
  • The team will demonstrate how Best Pratcies were applied and allowed the team to prevail.

Speaker(s):
  • James Avitabile, P.E., DBIA, Vice President and Strategic Initiatives Market Leader, RS&H
  • David M. Pupkiewicz, DBIA, Manager Alternative Pursuits, Archer Western Contractors, Ltd.
  • Larry Ritchie, P.E., State Contract Administration Specialist, Florida Dept. of Transportation
  • Josh McDermott, Construction Project Managers, Archer Western Contractors
  • Ben Lehr, PE, LEED AP, DBIA, Senior Bridge Engineer, RS&H
Standard: $35.00

Warranties: Ensuring Performance After Project Completion

Mar 28, 2017 9:30am ‐ Mar 28, 2017 10:30am

Identification: T04

Credits: None available.

Warranties provide an excellent tool to ensure design-build projects perform to the level expected of the parties. There are limitations and requirements associated with the permissible term and scope of a warranty and these need to be taken into consideration when preparing a warranty provision. Likewise, administration and commercial concerns play into how warranties are structured and ultimately implemented. This session will present matters for consideration when choosing and using warranties.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding federal rules regarding warranties
  • Assessing the attributes of an effective and appropriate warranty program
  • Comparing warranty provisions on different projects
  • Admininstering and performing warranty programs

Speaker(s):
Standard: $35.00

Use of Progressive Design-Build to Deliver Infrastructure Upgrades to a Class-1 Freight Corridor

Mar 28, 2017 9:30am ‐ Mar 28, 2017 10:30am

Identification: T05

Credits: None available.

CSX has used PDB to deliver upgrades to their Class-1 freight corridor. Following the successful use of P3, CSX elected to use PDB to deliver Phase-2 because of the very complex NEPA permitting process they were facing to reconstruct a 110-year-old freight tunnel through Washington, DC. This effort was combined with a second PDB program running in parallel to clear an additional 15 obstructions along their freight corridor in VA, WV, MD and DC.

Learning Objectives:

  • Use of Progressive Design Build by Class 1 Freight Railroad
  • QBS Selection Process for choosing Contractor led Design Build Teams
  • Used to deliver individual projects from less than $150,000 to over $250,000,000
  • Progressive DB used to leverage strength of early contractor involvement to optimize efficiency of the NEPA Process

Speaker(s):
  • Charles Gullakson, P.E., Assistant Vice President - National Gateway, CSX Transportation
Speaker(s):
Standard: $35.00

Oversight Best Practices: The I-35E Project Team: Part 1

Mar 28, 2017 9:30am ‐ Mar 28, 2017 10:30am

Identification: T06

Credits: None available.

Successful design-build delivery on larger infrastructure improvement projects requires constant collaboration and communication between the owner and the oversight consultant and the design-build contractor and designer. The I-35E $100 M MNPASS Design-Build Project was completed with a total of 240 days of slightly reduced traffic flow on the interstate and very little impact to the local system. This project incorporated multipleMOT ATC's, a bridge slide and intense design and review schedule to meet schedule objectives.

Learning Objectives:

  • Lessons Learned from experienced DB teams lead to improvements in the DB delivery of major infrastructure projects.
  • Early post award collaboration of the owner, owners oversight consultant and the DB contractor and designer lead to successful DB projects.
  • Daily informal discussions in a co located environment result in a win-win for the owner and the DB contractor.
  • Successful DB delivery needs the collaborative environment to allow for innovation and negotiation of changes to deliver high quality, successful projects to stakeholders.

Speaker(s):
  • David Herzog, P.E., Geocal, Inc.
  • Peter Davich, P.E., DBIA, Design Build Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • John Dillingham, P.E., CEO, Alliant Engineering, Inc.
  • Mike Rief, P.E., DBIA, Vice President, WSB & Associates, Inc.
  • Alex Carlin, Ames Construction, Inc., Project Manager
Standard: $35.00

Procurement Best Practices Facilitated Accelerated Bridge Construction to Maximize Project Value

Mar 28, 2017 10:45am ‐ Mar 28, 2017 11:45am

Identification: T07

Credits: None available.

As part of the Columbia I-70 Bridges D-B project, the Emery Sapp and Sons/Parsons team utilized accelerated bridge construction (ABC) at three (3) locations to effectively address the project risks of schedule and Maintenance of Traffic operations. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) utilizes the DBIA best practices of procurement allowing the Design Build team to exceed owner requirements and project goals through innovation. This presentation will highlight the procurement process and the ABC techniques.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify a DBIA Procurement Best-Practice
  • Explain Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) / Slide-In Bridge Construction (SIBC)
  • Discuss the relationship between the Owner’s procurement and final constructed infrastructure
  • Discover the procurement and implementation practices of the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)

Speaker(s):
Standard: $35.00

Review of DOT Implementation of Design-Build Delivery

Mar 28, 2017 10:45am ‐ Mar 28, 2017 11:45am

Identification: T08

Credits: None available.

Examine implementation of design-build delivery to date (based on a review of 12 DOTs with active design-build programs on behalf of WSDOT) and determine whether design-build delivery can be improved.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe programmatic best practices for DB organization and staffing
  • Compare DB procurement options for transportation projects
  • Discuss current risk allocation practices and trends in DB transportation contracts
  • Identify common success factors for DB contract administration

Speaker(s):
  • Sidney Scott, P.E., Senior Vice President, Hill International, Inc.
  • Mark Gaines, PE, State Construction Engineer, Bridge, Washington State Department of Transportation
Standard: $35.00

Oversight Best Practices: The I-35E Project Team: Part 2

Mar 28, 2017 10:45am ‐ Mar 28, 2017 11:45am

Identification: T10

Credits: None available.

Part two will continue with a panel discussion. The panelists will answer questions and offer insight from the team's unique project perspective.

Speaker(s):
  • Peter Davich, P.E., DBIA, Design Build Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • David Herzog, P.E., Geocal, Inc.
  • John Dillingham, P.E., CEO, Alliant Engineering, Inc.
  • Mike Rief, P.E., DBIA, Vice President, WSB & Associates, Inc.
  • Alex Carlin, Ames Construction, Inc., Project Manager
Standard: $35.00

General Session: Shaping the Future: The Impact of New Technology on Our Transportation Systems

Mar 28, 2017 1:45pm ‐ Mar 28, 2017 3:00pm

Identification: T11

Credits: None available.

As new technology continues to emerge, such as connected and automated vehicles, it will be vital to incorporate these into our transportation infrastructure projects. Learn how agencies are incorporating these technologies into their design-build and P3 projects, how design-build and P3 can best used and explore the future of the transportation industry.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $35.00