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MDOT completes I-475 design-build project in Genesee County, Mich., 3 months early
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The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced recently the completion of the I-475 project in Flint a full three months early, thanks to the use of the design-build process. Single-lane closures remain in effect on northbound and southbound lanes to allow crews to finish clean-up work. More

SAME: Integrated design-build delivery
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A newly-constructed, tan-colored, box-like building stands 46 feet high in the southwest quadrant of the Naval Support Facility in Dahlgren, Va. Blending well with its surroundings, the unassuming structure disguises the highly-technical operations taking place within. More

Cherokee County, NC, to build new courthouse
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A design-build team to expand and renovate the Cherokee County Courthouse located in Cherokee County, N.C., was approved by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners. The team of Wells & West, which built the Cherokee County Detention Center, and Clark Patterson Lee, which did a facilities assessment for the county, were approved. More

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Parsons Group joins the Water Design-Build Council
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The Water Design-Build Council announced that Parsons Group has become the Council's newest member. The Water Design-Build Council is a not-for-profit organization seeking to advance the development and rehabilitation of the nation's municipal water and wastewater systems through the use of the design-build and construction management at-risk methods of project delivery. More

Arizona's Chandler Airport water reclamation facility expansion honored with second "Project of the Year" recognition
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This is the second significant award for the project, which was also honored in recent months by the Arizona Water Association as Wastewater Project of the Year. The $75 million wastewater treatment plant, constructed for the city of Chandler, is located near McQueen and Queen Creek roads and received the award in the Environment category for construction projects costing between $25 million and $75 million. The APWA presented the award to the project team at the association's statewide conference held in Phoenix last week. More

Pro Con Inc., completes design build renovation of Sudbury Hotel
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Pro Con Inc., of Manchester, N.H., has completed a $1.5 million renovation of the former Carriage House Inn, located on Boston Post Road in Sudbury, Mass. The 32,600 square foot hotel is owned by OS Sudbury LLC, which recently purchased the property in September 2009. Pro Con Inc., was the design builder for this extensive hotel renovation project More

Panel: Design-build gets the bus going    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The combination of staff reductions, available financing, market demand and constricted budgets infringing on both the private and public sector have significantly delayed, stalled and halted even some of the best development projects. And according to ULI, project teams are proactively finding ways to adapt their project delivery model to respond to today's client challenges while assisting with moving delayed and stalled projects forward. More

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The design-build process for construction project delivery
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Billed as an intelligent, efficient, and cost-effective approach to construction project delivery, design-build is a process that construction professionals and project owners are choosing over the traditional design-bid-build. A podcast on the benefits of design-build, featuring Greg Gidez, AIA, DBIA, LEED AP, Corporate Design Manager for Hensel Phelps Construction Co. More

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"Early Bird" discounts for 2010 annual conference end tomorrow
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Save $100 on a Full Conference Registration if you sign up by tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 20. A Full Conference Registration includes access to all education sessions, all exhibit hall hours and all networking receptions. Register four or more individuals from the same company and receive an additional 15 percent discount. Register Now!

DBIA bookstore weekly sale
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Members, this week you can save an extra 30 percent when you purchase the book The Engineering Guide To LEED-New Construction - Sustainable Construction for Engineers. Just enter Promotional Code INSIGHT in the "Discount" field located at the bottom of your checkout page – this offer is good until Aug. 25. As an added bonus, we offer free shipping and handling for all your book purchases through Aug. 31. More

Upcoming courses
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Aug. 23-24, Principles of Design-Build Project Delivery, Philadelphia
Aug. 27, Fundamentals of Project Delivery, Oakland, Calif.
Aug. 30-Sept. 3, Cal Poly Bootcamp, San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Texas State University's award-winning softball/baseball complex was the cover story in June's issue of Design-Build Dateline

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Region News
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Aug. 17 - DBIA Mid-Atlantic Region Monthly luncheon meeting, focusing on DC-area water/wastewater For more information, visit the registration page:

Aug. 18 - DBIA Mid-America Region, St. Louis Chapter Lessons from Legends: Architect-Led Design-Build

Aug. 24 - DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region Formation of the Region's new Water/Wastewater Committee, with a luncheon program

Aug. 24 - DBIA-Western Pacific Region Lunch Program: Empowered by the Energy of Integrated Delivery

Aug. 27 - DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region Sporting Clay Tournament 

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DBIA    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article - news about ARRA projects see "Opportunities"

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RFP: design-build services for the Oak Hill Child, Adolescent and Family Center, Atlanta (expires Aug. 23) 

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