Gov. Abbott: Use Design-Build In Harvey Recovery

Design-build has played an integral role in rebuilding after natural disasters. Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall, DBIA has been working to get Texas expand design-build for this emergency situation. Below is a letter, written from our CEO to the governor of Texas. We want to aid in the recovery and make projects go faster and … Continued

Our Open Letter to Communities Hit by Hurricane Harvey

As an entire nation witnesses the devastation Hurricane Harvey has delivered to Texas and beyond, DBIA Executive Director/CEO, Lisa Washington has extended her promise that America’s design-build community will be there to help communities clean-up and rebuild. Sent to DBIA Members impacted by Hurricane Harvey   August 30, 2017 Dear DBIA Members, It’s been said … 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

Now’s the Time for an Infrastructure Summit

DBIA Executive Director/CEO, Lisa Washington, says now’s the time for an Infrastructure Summit. Her thoughts were published in The Hill. 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 … Continued

Design-Build Has a Breakout Year!

Lisa Washington, CAE  |  January 3, 2016 Sometimes it’s hard in the hustle-and-bustle of the holidays to take time to look back at the year; however, here at DBIA we have so much to celebrate I just couldn’t let 2016 end without taking a moment to reflect with you, our members. I know that design-build … Continued