U.S. Water Projects in 9 States Get Boo$t from Feds

Good news for 12 vital American water projects…the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has invited them to apply for more than $2 billion in loans through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act. These potential applicants were selected from a group of projects that represent large and small communities from across the United States that submitted … Continued

DBIA Honors the Best of the Nation’s 2017 Design-Build Projects

The Design-Build Institute of America is proud to announce its 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Award Winners. As the use of design-build continues to grow in all sectors so has the number of impressive project success stories. This year’s award winners are leading the industry by delivering some of the nation’s most impressive design-build projects. “Whether it’s … Continued

Momentum Swings in Favor of Design-Build Legislation

With only days left in the New York Assembly’s 2017 session, legislation for design-build authority (A.8134/S.6427) in New York City is gaining momentum. Legislation has now passed out of the Assembly Committee on Cities and moved to the Ways and Means Committee. That action follows a legislative push by New York City Mayor Bill De … Continued

Design-Build Puts More Bang in Our Infrastructure Investment Buck

Infrastructure investment is one of the few issues in this politically divisive era which garners wide support across parties, regions and states, yet we can’t pave streets with promises. Americans in cities and rural areas, no matter their political persuasion, understand that our nation’s bridges and roads, airports and public transit, water and sewer pipes … Continued

West Virginia Ushers in New Era of Design-Build

The West Virginia Legislature took a major step forward this year in ensuring their infrastructure projects are delivered on-time and within budget for many years to come. Legislators in Charleston had a long to-do list this session with infrastructure designated as a key issue. Lawmakers ultimately increased the funds available for design-build projects, extended their … Continued

NYC watches as design-build successes grow … everywhere else

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo celebrated the opening of the opening of the first span of the new Kosciuszko Bridge connecting Brooklyn and Queens with an inaugural ride across the bridge in President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1932 Packard. The celebration continues with a light show and music tonight. The Kosciuszko is just the latest in … Continued

National Student Competition Opens the Door for Young Design-Builders

DBIA’s National Design-build Student Competition provides young design-builders the opportunity to create a project as a team, present it to some of the industry’s leading pros and earn national recognition for their good work. Student teams first compete on a Regional level by responding to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ). RFQ responses are judged by … Continued

Design-Build Institute Applauds New York’s Extension of Design-Build Authority

New York State’s passage of a $163 billion budget includes important provisions which will allow agencies to continue their successful use of design-build on projects saving taxpayers millions of dollars and years of construction time. “There’s no denying the successes New York has already seen, even with limited authority, on design-build projects statewide.  By expanding … Continued

Why Design-Build is Many States’ “Go-to” Delivery Process

March 28, 2017 Day two of the 2017 Design-build in Transportation Conference in Minneapolis began bright and early with a wide-reaching general session led by DBIA Transportation Committee Vice-Chair Jim Avitabile. Panelists talked about opportunities for design-build nationwide. They included some of the nation’s top transportation design-build owners, including; Peter Davich, Minnesota DOT, Andrew Hoenig, … Continued