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Ohio has plan to build Cleveland's second Inner Belt Bridge by 2016
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The construction of the second new Inner Belt Bridge is back on track for completion by 2016. Gov. John Kasich and Ohio Department of Transportation Director Jerry Wray recently announced an unprecedented approach for the estimated $332 million project. More



Los Angeles colleges resume $6 billion campus building projects
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Spending on most new construction projects in the Los Angeles Community College District's $6 billion campus building project has resumed, virtually ending a moratorium that had been the centerpiece of efforts to reform poor planning, questionable spending and other flaws uncovered in the program. More

Interstate 40 widening notable as largest design-build project in Tennessee
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A $56 million project to widen Interstate 40 in Wilson County, Tenn., is more notable than the average road construction project. That's because it is the largest design-build project to date that the Tennessee Department of Transportation has bid out. Design-build is a type of contracting that allows a single firm to design a project and construct it. Typically, the state would competitively bid the design and construction work separately. More

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Colorado's I-25 North design-build draft RFP
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The purpose of the I-25 North Design Build project is to improve safety and increase capacity, by providing a minimum of six through lanes for Interstate 25 at the north end of Colorado Springs between the Woodmen Road Interchange (Exit 149) and the Monument Interchange (Exit 161). CDOT's ultimate goal is to provide eight lanes (four lanes in each direction) through Colorado Springs, to north of the Briargate Parkway Interchange (Exit 151), and six lanes north to the Monument Interchange (Exit 160), consistent with the I-25 Environmental Assessment (EA). More

Mendez reviews innovative Massachusetts Department of Transportation bridge replacement
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Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez recently reviewed the innovative, money-saving construction methods that will allow the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to replace 14 bridges this summer as part of the I-93 FAST 14 project. More



Kubricky Construction, VHB Engineering awarded $31.3 million to repair 13 bridges in New York
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The New York State Department of Transportation has awarded a $31.3 million contract to Kubricky Construction Corp. of Wilton in Saratoga County and VHB Engineering, Surveying & Landscaping Architecture of Albany to repair 13 bridges in the Capital Region and the North Country. Around 430 jobs will be created, according to the state. More

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San Antonio-staffed Convention Center expansion team proposed, design-build team selected
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In the proposed Fiscal Year 2013 City Budget, eight new positions would be created to manage the Convention Center expansion - a $325-million, five-year capital project which is being called the largest in the city's history. The team would serve under the Capital Improvements Management Services department. More

CH2M HILL president Robert Card appointed CEO of Canada's SNC-Lavalin
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Montreal construction engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. announced recently that Robert G. Card, an executive at CH2M Hill, will become president and chief executive officer of SNC-Lavalin Oct. 1. More

ECS opens new office
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ECS recently announced the opening of a new office in Pittsburgh. Jeffrey Shelton, P.E., has been named as the Vice President and Branch Manager of the new office.


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Early-bird registration deadline tomorrow!
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Register your team for the 2012 Design-Build Conference & Expo by Aug. 6 and save! And don't forget that all paid Full Conference registrants receive access to exhibits, education and the VIP After Party at the House of Blues. Groups of four or more individuals are eligible to receive a 15 percent discount (excludes optional activities). Register today! 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 of these is access to epipeline - a source of information on upcoming government contracts. Contact Sean Campbell at epipeline, sean.campbell@epipeline.com for information on accessing this information.

Also, if you're an Industry Partner member contact, you can nominate one owner for a free one-year individual membership. They'll receive all the benefits of DBIA membership – it's a good way to encourage an owner who already appreciates the benefits of design-build or educate one who's still undecided. And, for owners you'd like to encourage or educate or provide a networking opportunity, DBIA conferences offer some owners a scholarship to help them defray the costs of attending one of the conferences we offer every year.
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Upcoming events
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Sept. 10, Post Award Design-Build, Pittsford, N.Y.
Sept. 17-21, Certification Workshop, Virginia Beach, Va.
Sept. 27, Fundamentals of Project Delivery, Honolulu, Hawaii
Sept. 28, Design Management Fundamentals, Honolulu, Hawaii
Oct. 1-5, CalPoly University Boot Camp, San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Oct. 5, Post Award Design-Build, Minneapolis, Minn.
Oct. 12, Design Management Fundamentals, Fairfax, Va.
Oct. 12, Performance Requirements: Keys to Effective RFPs, Bellevue, Wash.
Oct. 19, Conceptual Estimating, San Diego, Calif.
Oct. 22-23, Certification Workshop (Part 1), Phoenix, Ariz.
Oct. 29-31, Certification Workshop (Part2), Phoenix, Ariz.
Oct. 22-26, Certification Workshop, Atlanta, Ga.
Nov. 2, Conceptual Estimating, Fairfax, Va.
Nov. 6, Design-Build Contracts and Risk Management, New Orleans, La.
Nov. 6, Principles of Design-Build Project Delivery, New Orleans, La.
Nov. 7-9, Design-Build Conference and Expo, New Orleans, La.
Nov. 16, Design Management Fundamentals, Kansas City, Mo.
Nov. 16, Post Award Design-Build, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
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Region events
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Aug. 30, DBIA-Northwest Region, Summer Social and Annual Membership Meeting
Sept. 5, DBIA-Northwest Region, Breakfast Series, Project Pipeline
Sept. 5, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Sacramento Evening Mixer
Sept. 7, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, 2nd Annual Hawaii Golf Tournament
Sept. 10, DBIA-Southeast Region, 13th Annual Golf Tournament
Sept. 13, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Iowa Chapter, 4th Annual Golf Tournament
Sept. 13-14, DBIA-Florida Region, 7th Annual Conference, "Building Value Through Collaboration"
Sept. 13, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, San Diego Lunch Program
Sept. 18, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Meeting: GMU Student Night
Sept. 18, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Breakfast Program
Sept. 18, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Northern California Lunch Program
Sept. 19, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, Breakfast Program, The Hennepin County Transportation Interchange Project
Sept. 20, DBIA-Great Lakes Region, Is it Really Easy to Be "Green"? Risks and Management of Design-Build Construction
Sept. 21, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Annual Sporting Clays and Trap Shoot
Sept. 25, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, with ACEC/MW, Washington Area Design-Build Transportation Forum
Sept. 25, DBIA-Northwest Region, 2012 Owners Forum
Sept. 26, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Annual O.N.E. Conference
Oct. 4, DBIA-Southeast Region, Atlanta Hot Projects
Oct. 8, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Golf Tournament
Oct. 16, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Meeting: Golf Tournament
Oct. 25, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Sacramento Lunch Program
Oct. 31, DBIA-Florida Region, Central Chapter Meeting
Nov. 1, DBIA-Southeast Region, Owners Panel
Nov. 12, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Northern California Strategic Planning Meeting
Nov. 13, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Northern California Lunch Program
Nov. 13, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, San Diego Evening Mixer
Nov. 14, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, Breakfast Program, Education/Student Focus
Nov. 16, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Hawaii Mixer
Nov. 20, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Breakfast Program
Nov. 29, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Annual Meeting, International Construction
Nov. 29, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Board/Annual Meeting
Dec. 6, DBIA-Southeast Region, Project Awards/Annual Meeting
Dec. 16, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Northern California (San Francisco) Evening Mixer
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