Infrastructure Investment – One Year Later

President Biden signed the $1.2 billion Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act one year ago today. Since then, a dozen federal agencies have issued more than $7 billion in state formula funds and awarded $187 billion in competitive grant funding to states, cities, and agencies. In addition, a growing number of Notices of Funding Opportunities continue … Continued

Why What Happened in Vegas Won’t Stay in Vegas

The 2022 Design-Build Conference & Expo was a huge success with record-breaking attendance! The timing couldn’t be better as design-build teams prepare to deliver historic infrastructure investment in states nationwide. This week, design-build team members from every sector, discipline and region have returned home armed with the latest Design-Build Done Right® resources to fuel their … Continued

Top Student Design-Build Teams Compete for National Honors

  Seventeen university teams from throughout the nation competed this year in DBIA’s National Design-Build Student Competition. DBIA is happy to introduce our 2022 Regional winners. Students across many AEC disciplines collaborate to deliver a design-build project through each stage of development and make their presentation to the nation’s leading design-builders. This year’s project is … Continued

Just for You: DBIA’s 2023 Education Schedule Preview

We know how it is. You fully intended to take Design-Build Done Right® Education this year (you know it’s still not too late, right?) but life got in the way. We’re here to help you keep your career on track and prepare for the incredible design-build opportunities ahead. DBIA is excited to roll out our … Continued

Kansas DOT Tackles its First Progressive Design-Build Project

An Inside Look at US-54 East Kellogg Improvements Raja Govindaswamy, PE Chief, Bureau of Alternative Delivery & Project Director, KDOT East Kellogg, US-54/400, is a major 6-lane freeway in Wichita, KS, with a system of frontage roads and continuous U-turns at major arterial street intersections throughout the City of Wichita in Sedgwick County, KS. The … Continued

Here’s the Inside Scoop on Updated DBIA Contracts

Start Your Design-Build Done Right® Projects with the Industry’s Best Documents   September 2022 Design-Build Done Right® Podcast Getting your design-build project started off right is vital to project success. DBIA contracts are the industry’s “go-to” documents delivering Design-Build Done Right® projects of all types. Now, they’re even better! These contract updates have been in the works … Continued

$160 Million NEW USDOT Funds Now Available

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today that it’s opened applications for the new SMART and ATTAIN programs. According to the USDOT, $100 million will be distributed through the Smart program. “The SMART program will fund purpose-driven innovation and focus on building data and technology capacity and expertise. The Program seeks proposals from public sector … Continued

DBIA’s Updated Contracts Reflect Industry’s Recent Changes

As a design-build professional, you know our industry is constantly evolving. DBIA’s dedicated Contracts Committee – comprised of industry experts representing the perspectives of Owners, designers, contractors, architects and engineers – has been reviewing DBIA’s entire family of design-build contracts and has released updated versions of many of DBIA’s contracts to reflect these changes. Over … Continued

Design-Build Is Ready to Deliver the Infrastructure Promise

The latest issue of IQ magazine focuses on what comes next for the implementation of infrastructure investment. Since January, there have already been $110 billion in funds distributed through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), a.k.a. the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), with more to come. Not only do we talk about infrastructure in this … Continued

Meet New York City’s New Alternative Delivery Chief

New York City’s Department of Design and Construction (DDC) has appointed its first Associate Commissioner of Alternative Delivery to continue its advance toward delivering more time and cost-efficient projects. Alison Landry is a licensed architect, DBIA member, expert in capital project delivery and experienced in collaborative delivery. Ms. Landry helped lead DDC efforts to establish … Continued