DBIA strategic partnership DBIA DBIA is extremely pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) to facilitate high-quality education, information sharing and collaboration. We invited Dr. Bob Wolff, the executive director of SAME, to use the November "Leadership Reflections" in Design-Build
Dateline to tell readers more about SAME.
Virginia governor forms task force to identify cost cutting best practices in state government TMC Net Share Gov. Bob McDonnell is establishing an Operational Review Task Force to look for cost cutting best practices in Virginia's operational costs. This Task Force was formed as a result of a recommendation by
the Commission and will be chaired by Special Advisor to the Commission Bill Leighty, chief of staff to former Govs. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine. The Task Force will evaluate 12 areas of government to identify potential savings in operational costs and recommend strategies for realizing those savings.More
Balfour Beatty | McCarthy awarded the Fort Hood Replacement Hospital project Market Watch via The Wall Street Journal Share On Sept. 10, 2010, the Balfour Beatty | McCarthy joint venture, with HKS Architects and Wingler &
Sharp as design partners, was selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide design-build services for the Fort Hood Replacement Hospital project at Fort Hood, Texas. The 944,000-square-foot facility will replace the existing 45-year-old Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center and provide a new state-of-the-art health care facility for our Service Members and their Families.More
We ignore our infrastructure at our peril History News Network Share Carl A. Zimring is Assistant Professor of Social Science and Sustainability Studies at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He holds a Ph.D. in history from
Carnegie Mellon University. His first book was "Cash for Your Trash: Scrap Recycling in America." He is currently conducting research for his forthcoming book, "Clean and White: The Racialization of Waste in Modern America." This article contains an excerpt from his book.More
All lanes of I-29/35 in Missouri to open by year's end Liberty Tribune Share At a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 27, on the new, Christopher S. Bond Bridge in Missouri, Sen. Kit Bond and Missouri Department of Transportation Interim Director Kevin Keith announced that all
Interstate 29/35 lanes and ramps on the kcICON Project would be open by the end of the year — six months ahead of schedule. The contractor, Paseo Corridor Constructors, will complete cross street work, incidental construction and the removal of the Paseo Bridge in 2011. Thanking the nearly 700 event attendees, Keith stated MoDOT's design-build method of project delivery is a great way to accelerate large construction projects.More
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Come be a part of the discussion on integrated delivery of innovative, high quality, expert solutions for project decision-makers at the Design-Build Conference & Expo, October 18th – 20th at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. Booth #219. Get the details
91 Freeway widening in Riverside on track; project to bring thousands of jobs to
California Southwest Riverside News Network Share A bill to speed up preparations for a Riverside (91) Freeway widening project was signed into law, clearing
the way for work to start and "thousands of jobs" to be created, a Riverside County, Calif., transit official said today. Assembly Bill 2098, which Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed recently, allows the Riverside County Transportation Commission to utilize the "design-build" process for the 91 Corridor Improvement Project.More
Are you maximizing your member benefits? DBIA Share Visit the member benefits page of DBIA to learn about all that membership has to offer!
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At the Ottumwa Regional Airport in Iowa, Door Engineering recently designed a six-section, bi-parting, Bottom Rolling Hangar Door system. The airport needed a new system that could endure the irregular
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Members DBIA Share Support your boots on the ground at the Design-Build Conference and Expo with an ad in the Oct. 18 edition of ENR, which will be distributed in the attendee bags at this record-breaking meeting. The DBIA section will highlight the value of design-build and DBIA. ENR is offering DBIA members a significant discount on advertising in the design-build special section. For more information contact Al D'Alessandro, Director of Special
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Global Water Intelligence, in partnership with Steve Maxwell and Debra Coy, are running their first American water and investment
conference in November in Washington 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.More
Design-build has you covered DBIA Share This story in the September Design-Build Dateline is about the award-winning overhead coverage system protecting troops in Iraq.More
Region Events DBIA Share Oct. 1, DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region, Regional Awards Application Due
Oct. 4, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Golf Tournament
Oct. 6, DBIA-Ohio Valley Region, Win More Work:
Make Your Proposals and Oral Presentations Irresistable
Oct. 7, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, UCI Align/Build
Oct. 12, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Third Annual Regional Fundraiser Golf Event Oct. 13, DBIA-Northwest Region, Breakfast Series "Economic Outlook"
Oct. 17, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Leadership Conference
Oct. 20, DBIA-Mid-America Region, St. Louis Chapter, Doing Business with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Veterans Administration Hard Hat Tour Membership Drive