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LeChase Construction. Building Partnerships.

A full service Design-Builder, LeChase offers a streamlined and collaborative approach to project delivery. MORE


Granite Construction

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Two decades of DBIA ...
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In 1999, DBIA's first set of comprehensive model contract documents was introduced. More



Join the Washington State Capital Projects Review Board
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The Washington State Capital Projects Review Board is looking for new members. Letters of interest are due Jan. 31, 2013. More

Connecticut Building Congress cheerleads design-build
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The Connecticut Building Congress promoted and detailed the importance of using the design-build method of construction in creating the best structure possible, during CBC's meeting at Central Connecticut State University. More

Newell School District in South Dakota approves design-build
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South Dakota's Newell School board members spent much of the night on Jan. 14 discussing a two-part presentation on the Design Build process made by Michael J. Hubbard, Director of Business Development for Johnson Controls. More

Controlling complexity and cost in Oregon
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A construction project's success can be measured by how its delivery method controls scope, costs, schedule, and quality. The Oregon Department of Transportation is using alternative contracting methods to accelerate delivery while controlling costs on the Oregon Transportation Investment Act III State Bridge Delivery Program, a $1.3 billion program to repair and replace hundreds of bridges throughout the state. The agency chose construction manager/general contractor to deliver the largest bridge replacement project in the program, the Interstate 5 Willamette River Bridge project. More

ASCE's annual bridge photo contest is open
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Every year ASCE has a competition for the best bridge photos. The winning photos will be included in their 2014 calendar. If you think your photo could be a winner, read the instructions and enter it. The entire process is electronic - enter online and send in a digital photo. More


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Lane Construction

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Survey for civil engineers
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NCEES is seeking licensed civil engineers to participate in an online survey to update the specifications of the P.E. Civil exam. This survey is open until Feb. 25. It will take about an hour to complete and can be found at http://ncees.org/civilsurvey. We would appreciate it if you would complete the survey or pass it along to your colleagues who practice civil engineering.

Please note that you do not have to complete the survey in a single session. If you cannot finish the entire survey in one sitting, click the Save button. Once you have clicked Save, the software will produce a unique URL (link) to access the survey containing your saved responses. You will not be able to return to the questions before the page you saved upon reentering the survey, so please be sure to respond to all questions on the previous pages before you save and exit. Record this new link by copying and pasting it to a notepad or sending yourself an email to return to the survey at a later time. If you do not re-access the survey using the saved link, your responses will be lost, and you will need to resume the survey from the beginning.
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Legislation


Rep. Shuster taps Transportation subcommittee chairmen
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New House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., announced the chairmen of the panel's subcommittees recently. Shuster appointed Reps. Frank LoBiondo, R-N.J., Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., Lou Barietta, R-Pa., Tom Petri, R-Wis., Rep. Jenn Denham, R-Calif., and Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, to run the House Transportation Committee's six subcommittees. Additionally, he tapped Rep. John Duncan, R-Tenn., to be the panel's vice chairman. More

Member News


Boral Composites awarded prestigious LEED Silver certification
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The Boral Composites Inc. Salisbury Plant located in East Spencer, N.C., has been awarded LEED Silver certification, as established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. Science Applications International Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary, SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastructure, LLC, provided design and construction services for the facility, including sustainable design and LEED administration services. More



John Roddy joins Black & Veatch's Management Consulting Division
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John Roddy has joined Black & Veatch as a Managing Senior Executive in the company's Management Consulting Division. In his new role, Roddy will lead the division's Strategy and Business Performance services and overall business development. More

News from DBIA


2013 Orlando owner scholarship applications due in 4 days
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DBIA's "Owner Education & Travel Fund" provides complimentary registration and travel assistance to our upcoming Transportation and Water/Wastewater conferences in Orlando, Fla. The goal of these Funds is to advance the awareness, understanding and use of design-build among as many owners/government agencies as possible. The amount awarded is based on the number of applications received and fund availability. Deadline Jan. 28 - Apply now!
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Estimate the cost of using green materials and technologies
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The new 2013 Green Building Square Foot Costbook contains a comprehensive collection of recent LEED® and sustainable building projects along with their square foot costs, broken down by CSI MasterFormat section and adjusted for 2013. Use the link or code E869 to save 10 percent off the list price. More

Do we have your current information?
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In order for you to receive the information so vital to our membership, we need to have your current (and correct) contact information. If you've moved, been promoted or had any other change in this information, let us know - check your member profile online by logging into the DBIA website and making any changes. If you have a problem, or need your login information, contact the Membership Department at membership@dbia.org or call 202-682-0110.

Do you know about all your member benefits?
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As a member, you're probably aware of the information we send out - this e-newsletter is one source and our journal, Integration Quarterly, another. One especially useful benefit gives you discounted shipping with select FedEx, UPS and YRC. If you'd like to compare the discounted rates with your current costs, read more about how to get an estimate. Another is GiftBridge. GiftBridge cards are unique themed rewards cards that give you a way to say thank-you to a client, reward and recognize employees, impress customers at trade shows and much more. More

Upcoming events
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Feb. 4-8, Certification Workshop, Arvada, Colo.
Feb. 11-15, Certification Workshop, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Feb. 15, Conceptual Estimating, Salt Lake City, Utah
February 22, Conceptual Estimating, Orange County, Calif.
Feb. 25-March 1, Certification Workshop, Columbus, Ohio
Feb. 26-28 and March 12-13, Certification Workshop, Oakland, Calif.
March 4-8, George Mason University Boot Camp, Herndon, Va.
March 18-22, Certification Workshop , NYC/Rockland, N.Y.
March 18-20, Design-Build in Transportation Conference, Orlando, Fla.
March 20-22, Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference, Orlando, Fla.
April 1-5, Certification Workshop, Long Beach, Calif.
April 5, Conceptual Estimating, Birmingham, Ala.
April 15, BIM Execution Planning for Design-Build Projects, Dallas, Texas
April 17-19, Owner Boot Camp, Honolulu, Hawaii
April 22-26, Certification Workshop, Indianapolis, Ind.
April 22-26, Certification Workshop, Kansas City, Mo.
May 14, Conceptual Estimating, Los Angeles, Calif.
May 15-17, Certification Workshop (Part 1), San Diego, Calif.
May 20-21, Certification Workshop (Part 2), San Diego, Calif.
May 17, Design Management Fundamentals, Denver, Colo.
May 20, Design Management Fundamentals, Virginia Beach, Va.
May 24, Conceptual Estimating, Seattle, Wash.
May 31, BIM Execution Planning for Design-Build Projects, Orange County, Calif.
June 3-7, Certification Workshop, Dallas, Texas
June 10-14, Certification Workshop, Rochester, N.Y.
July 9, Design Management Fundamentals, Los Angeles, Calif.
July 12, BIM Execution Planning for Design-Build Projects, St. Louis, Mo.
July 15-19, Cal Poly State University Boot Camp, San Luis Obispo, Calif.
July 22-26, Certification Workshop, St. Paul, Minn.
July 26, Conceptual Estimating, Fairfax, Va.
Aug. 6, BIM Execution Planning for Design-Build Projects, Los Angeles, Calif.
Aug. 12-16, Certification Workshop, Trenton, N.J.
Aug. 20-22, Federal Project Delivery Symposium, National Harbor, Md.
Sept. 9-13, Certification Workshop, Virginia Beach, Va.
Sept. 13, Design Management Fundamentals, Dallas, Texas
Sept. 16-20, Certification Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii
Sept. 20, BIM Execution Planning for Design-Build Projects, Chicago, Ill.
Sept. 30 - October 4, Cal Poly State University Boot Camp, San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Nov. 4-6, 2013 Design-Build Conference and Expo, Las Vegas, Nev.
Nov. 15, Design Management, Biloxi, Miss.
Nov. 18-22, Certification Workshop, Cincinnati, Ohio
Nov. 22, Design Management Fundamentals, Orlando, Fla.
Nov. 22, Conceptual Estimating, St. Louis, Mo.
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Region events
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Jan. 25, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, deadline for entries for the 2013 Region awards
Jan. 25, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Luncheon: Design-Build Basics for Owners (Owners and Public Agencies only)
Jan. 30, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Nebraska Chapter Kickoff Program featuring Lisa Washington, DBIA-National Executive Director
Jan. 31, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Annual Kickoff and Membership Meeting @ Lockton
Feb. 7, DBIA-Great Lakes Region, Annual Meeting
Feb. 7, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, San Diego Luncheon, IPD for Design-Build
Feb. 12, DBIA-Northwest Region, Oregon Chapter, Owners Forum
Feb. 13, DBIA-Northwest Region, Breakfast Series, Design-Build Teaming Development
Feb. 19, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Program, Regional Economic Forecast
Feb. 19, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Lunch Program
Feb. 21, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Sacramento Lunch Program
March 12, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Baltimore Chapter Kickoff and Monthly Program, Design-Build in Cleared Facilities
March 20, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, Breakfast Program – Awards Ceremony
March 22, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Bay Area Luncheon
March 26, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Los Angeles Breakfast Program
April tbd, DBIA-Great Lakes Region, Michigan Chapter Spring Forum
April 15, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Regional award entries due
April 16, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Program, Design-Assist Subcontractors and Data Centers
April 16, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Lunch Program
April 17, DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region, Collegiate Awards Bowling Fundraiser
April 24, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Owner's Event
May 3, DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region, Regional Conference
May 9, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, San Diego Lunch Program
May 10, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Spring Fundraiser, Sporting Clays
May 14, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Bay Area Lunch Program
May 15, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, Breakfast Program
May 16-17, DBIA-Southwest Region, Annual Conference
May 21, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Program, Transportation Mega Projects
May 21, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Los Angeles Breakfast Program
May 23, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Awards Banquet
June 18, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Program, Design-Build in Laboratories
June 26, DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region, 11th Annual Golf Tournament
July 16, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Program, Design-Build in Healthcare Projects and Lean in Design-Build
July 17, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, Project Tour and Program
Sept. 10, DBIA-Great Lakes Region, Annual Awards and Golf Outing
Sept. 17, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Owners Only: Design-Build Transportation Forum
Sept. 17, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Program, Design-Build in Transportation
Sept. 18, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, Breakfast Program
Oct. 8, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Fall Fundraiser, Golf
Nov. 19, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Program, Design-Build in Renovations and Design-Build in Energy/Utility Projects
Nov. 20, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, Breakfast Program
Dec. 5, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Annual Business Meeting: Design-Build in Education, Design-Build Awards 2014 Elections
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