Design-Build: A Realistic Solution for Owner Cost Overrun Risk?

Many public owners choose design-build (“DB”) as a delivery approach with the objective of reducing risk for cost overruns.

P3s and Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure

The delivery of infrastructure can also effectively incorporate a public private partnership (P3) model, an excellent tool for executing large and complex infrastructure projects. In such a model, the private sector partners substantially assume the responsibility for the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of a project and guarantees its execution and long-term performance.

Incorporating Risk Management into the Contact Document

This paper points out potential problems with including Risk Registers in the Contract Document, arguing that the current approach to allocating and managing risks via the Contract Document itself should not be modified.

Small Tunnel, Big Benefit: 70-ft Hiking/Biking Tunnel Connects Trail System in Fort Collins, Colorado

The City of Fort Collins (Colorado) recently completed construction of a tunnel underneath BNSF Railway tracks to connect more than 30 miles of trails.

Value Engineering Helps Ohio DOT Save Millions on Lytle Tunnel Project

The Lytle Tunnel, a three-tube, six-lane tunnel that carries I-71 under the Lytle Park Historic District in downtown Cincinnati, is just completing an overall two-year, $32.3 million upgrade to its wall tiles, ventilation system and tunnel lighting system.

Dewatering and the Geotechnical Baseline Report – What You Need to Know

This article will describe how a deeper understanding of the interaction between the dewatering system and the site geology can lead to improved geotechnical baseline parameters relating to dewatering.

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