Design-Build Delivers: The New Tappan Zee Bridge

You don’t have to be a New Yorker to appreciate the engineering, design, construction and political marvel that is the new Tappan Zee bridge. Dubbed the “$4 Billion Marvel” by The New York Times, the impressive bridge project hosts its first drivers this weekend: “The new bridge is a symphony of statistics. More than 1,000 … Continued

New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge Proves (Once Again) Design-Build Delivers Infrastructure America Needs

Statement from Design-Build Institute of America’s Lisa Washington: “New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge has been the poster child for America’s failing infrastructure and the challenges we face as a nation in repairing and maintaining our vital roads, waterways and bridges. After decades of delay and millions of dollars spent for naught, the bridge crumbled before … Continued

How Utah Used Stringent Selection Criteria to Limit Traffic Impacts

Tim Rose P.E., UDOT; Nicholas Thomas P.E., Wilson & Company; Ashford Galbreath, P.E., Wadsworth Brothers Construction Issue 3 of 2016 Just south of Salt Lake City located on I-15 in Utah, The Point project serves as a major commercial route that connects the Salt Lake valley to the Provo-Orem area. Our project team consisted of … Continued

LA Delivers Healthcare Facility with the Clock Ticking

Issue 2 of 2016 The High Desert Regional Health Center is a stellar example of how the coordination of a design-build team can produce high quality under the strictest of time limits. The people of the High Desert in Lancaster, California have long relied on Los Angeles County Healthcare facilities to meet their healthcare needs, … Continued

Two Projects, Two Locations, One Contract

Issue 1 of 2016 Pair of Water Treatment Plants Wins AECOM/ C.H. Nickerson Three Design-Build Awards Winner of three National Design-Build Project/Team Awards, the Lawton Valley (in Portsmouth, R.I.) and Station No. 1 (in Newport, R.I.) Water Treatment Plants Design-Build Projects are stellar examples of the design-build process at its best. The delivery of these … Continued

Design-Build Means Business, Especially at UC Irvine

Issue 2 of 2016 As you may know from a good (or poor) group project experience in school, the best results come from open channels of communication where ideas and functional considerations are laid on the table and pieced together by the whole team. When the University of California, Irvine’s Merage School of Business began … Continued