$1B Infrastructure Funds Awarded to Airports Nationwide

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced nearly $1 billion in infrastructure funding to 99 airports in virtually every state in the nation. According to the FAA announcement today, the funds will be used to: “…invest in new baggage systems, larger security checkpoints and improved ground transportation. Other projects increase terminal sustainability and improve accessibility … Continued

DBIA’s VDC Leadership Exchange Brings Together the Nation’s Leading Design-Build VDC Leaders

DBIA’s newly created VDC Leadership Exchange (VDCLEx) is positioned to help define what VDC Done Right looks like for design-build teams in all sectors and project types. This diverse group of BIM/VDC industry leaders gathered for the first time in November at the Design-Build Conference and Expo. There they shared their expertise on how the collaborative … Continued

The Flexibility of Design-Build: Best-Value, PDB and Everything in Between

Design-build use, including two-phase best-value and progressive design-build (PDB), has expanded across all sectors (transportation, water/wastewater, commercial development, etc.), and is projected to be nearly half of all design and construction in the U.S. by 2025. This growth can be attributed, in part, to the flexibility of design-build, including an Owner’s choices of project delivery … Continued

DBIA’s Design-Build Webinars are Targeted at What Teams Need

  DBIA is excited to bring you the next installment of our Design-Build Delivers Webinars, a new monthly series covering various timely and targeted industry topics exclusively focused on Design-Build. Known for our Design-Build Done Right® education, these webinars provide yet another platform for DBIA to offer real-world lessons, solutions and innovations for Design-Build professionals at … Continued

The Evolution of Design-Build 1993-2023

  Celebrating DBIA’s 30th Anniversary In 1993, design-build was considered a radical approach to project delivery. That year, the Design-Build Institute of America was created by a small group of industry visionaries who believed there was a better way to build. In the three decades since, design-build has become the nation’s fastest-growing delivery method, and … Continued

9 DOT Mega Projects Win Federal Funding

Nine infrastructure mega projects will receive $1.2 billion from the Department of Transportation as part of the new National Infrastructure Project Assistance (Mega) Discretionary Grant Program (MPDG). The Mega grant program is a part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). It funds projects too large or complex for traditional funding programs, which include highway, … Continued

Why the Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference is a Must-Attend Event for Design-Build Teams

It’s a historic time for design-build teams delivering water/wastewater infrastructure nationwide. That’s why this year’s Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference will be the “go-to” event for the design-build industry and Owners.  DBIA’s Water/Wastewater Conference committee planning chair, Jon P. Gribble, is the Senior Vice President, Water Markets & Strategy with Kiewit Infrastructure Group. He says this … Continued

See New OMB Guidance on Buy American Provisions

The White House has released new proposals designed to boost current “Buy American” provisions in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). President Biden announced the new guidance in this week’s state of the union address. “Tonight, I’m also announcing new standards to require all construction materials used in federal infrastructure projects to be made … Continued

Here’s an Insider’s Look at Next Month’s Design-Build for Transportation/Aviation Conference

The Design-Build for Transportation/Aviation Conference is the perfect event at the perfect time for design-build teams working to deliver historic infrastructure investment projects nationwide. Whether you’re new to design-build or an old pro, there will be impressive networking, resources and sessions explicitly geared to teams in the transportation/aviation sectors. DBIA’s Transportation/Aviation Conference committee chair, Jolena … Continued