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American Water's John Young to speak at Western Governors' Association meeting
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American Water, the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced that John Young, chief water technology officer and president of American Water Works Service Company, is speaking at a Western Governors' Association workshop on Sept. 14, 2010 in Washington, D.C. More

New Inner Belt Bridge in Cleveland will be built year earlier than expected
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The new Inner Belt Bridge will open a year earlier than expected and cost $163 million less than estimated. That's the commitment by Walsh Construction of Chicago, which along with design firm HNTB of Kansas City, Mo., are the apparent winners of the contract to build the span across the Cuyahoga Valley. More

Bad economy good for AHC construction projects
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Good economic news is about as hard to find as a good job, but Hancock College located in Santa Maria, Calif., is getting some about its Measure I construction projects. Because there isn't much construction work available in the state, competition for jobs is up, which pushes costs down. More



Fairbank Construction and Wenzlau Architects win design build competition
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Fairbank Construction Company and Wenzlau Architects were selected by the Board of Kitsap Community Resources (KCR) from a field of 17 applicants as the team to design and build their next project, Jackson Village, in Port Orchard, Wash. More

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2010 Design-Build Conference breaking records
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The largest conference in DBIA's history is just five weeks away! The 2010 Design-Build Conference & Expo on track to break all previous attendance records. As a result, the conference hotel block at Caesars Palace is currently sold out; however DBIA encourages attendees to place their name on the waiting list in the event cancellations occur over the next few weeks. In addition, DBIA has secured overflow rooms a mere two blocks away at Paris.

Whether you add your name to the wait list or make reservations at Paris be sure to mention that you are attending the DBIA or Design-Build Institute of America meeting.

Caesars Palace
3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South
866-227-5938
Deadline to receive DBIA's discounted rate is Sept. 24

Paris
3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South
877-603-4389
Deadline to receive DBIA's discounted rte is Oct. 4

For additional information on the 2010 Design-Build Conference & Expo, please visit our website at www.dbia.org/conferences/expo or call (202) 682-0110.
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From the DBIA Bookstore
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As a Member of DBIA, you can now save 30 percent when you purchase the New Combo Kit, which includes the Online Subscription to the DBIA Design-Build Manual of Practice and the Complete Set of DBIA Downloadable Contracts and Forms in MS Word format (enter Promotional Code INSIGHT in the "Discount" field located at the bottom of your checkout page). This is an Online Subscription available for downloading from your DBIA personal profile for one year after the date of purchase. This offer is good until Sept. 31, 2010.



Upcoming courses
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Sept. 23-24, Principles of Design-Build Project Delivery, Albuquerque, N.M.
Sept. 27-30, Certification Workshop, Kansas City, Mo.
Sept. 30, Post-Award Design-Build, Indianapolis
Oct. 1, Exam Prep Course/Exam Administration, Boston
Oct. 1, Design-Build Contract and Risk Management, Philadelphia
Oct. 5, Exam Prep Course/Exam Administration, Chicago
Oct. 7-8, Principles of Design-Build Project Delivery, Oakland, Calif.
Oct. 13, Conceptual Estimating, St. Louis
Oct. 17-18, Principles of Design-Build Project Delivery, Las Vegas
Oct. 17, Design-Build Contract and Risk Management, Las Vegas
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American Water Summit -- New Environment, New Directions
Nov. 3-4, 2010, Dulles Westin Hotel, Washington D.C.    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Global Water Intelligence, in partnership with Steve Maxwell and Debra Coy, are running their first American water and investment conference in November in Washington, D.C., this year. Following the sold-out conference in Paris, this event will provide an even greater opportunity to focus on the unique characteristics and opportunities in the U.S. water market with the people who will make it happen.

As a member of the Design-Build Institute of America you are warmly invited to join us – your views and perspective will be much appreciated. To encourage your attendance DBIA has negotiated a special discount for you, so save $100 by registering now. Simply type DBIA into the discount code box provided for you on the "Purchase Summary" page.

The cover story of the September Design-Build Dateline, NAVFAC Jacksonville, discusses the new consolidated command center there.
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Region News
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Sept. 21, DBIA-Great Lakes Region, Using Design-Build for Large-Scale Public Construction Programs
Sept. 21, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, DBIA Student Night
Sept. 22, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Owner's Roundtable
Sept. 22, DBIA-Northwest Region, Owners Forum
Sept. 24, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Kansas City Chapter, Annual Clay and Trap Shoot
Sept. 29, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, State of Design-Build in the San Diego Community College - Lunch Program
Sept. 30, DBIA-Ohio Valley Region, Minimize the Legal Pitfalls of Sustainable Design
Oct. 1, DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region, Regional Awards Application Due
Oct. 4, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Golf Tournament
Oct. 7, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, UCI Align/Build
Oct. 12, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Third Annual Regional Fundraiser Golf Event
Oct. 17, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Leadership Conference
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Project Leads
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September 30 - Design-build forum, BART to Silicon Valley (California)
 
Request for qualifications and price proposal for design and installation of HVAC system upgrades (Shawnee, Kan.)

West Mesquite interchange design-build project (Nevada) 
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