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

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

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

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

Design-Build Institute Partners with New York Build for 2017 Conference

January 18, 2017 DBIA is a proud partner of New York Build 2017. The March 15-16th event is the ideal opportunity to hear about all the latest construction projects in the city, as well as enjoy the opportunity to network with thousands of visitors from contractors, developers, architects, government and other construction industry professionals. You … Continued