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WSDOT seeking design-builders for SR 520 floating bridge construction
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The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has launched a search for qualified teams to build a new State Route 520 floating bridge across Lake Washington. The new six-lane floating bridge is fully funded and scheduled to open in 2014. More

Summit design-build selected as GC for Daily Meat Supply Co. build-out (Chicago)
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Summit Design + Build, LLC has been selected as general contractor for an extensive remodel to an existing 25,600-square-foot facility for Daily Meat Supply Company in Chicago's West Loop.  More

Mica announces cleared runway funding (Daytona Beach, Fla.)
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U.S. Rep. John L. Mica (FL-07) announced that the FAA has approved $9 million for runway improvements at the Daytona Beach International Airport. These airport improvement trust fund dollars are welcome news after overcoming initial delays in moving forward with the project. More

BRDC wins $65.4 million Navy design-build project
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BRDC, the joint venture of Burns and Roe Services Corporation and dck worldwide, has landed a $64.5 million design-build contract for a new Navy family housing center renovation at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. According to the statement, the design of the project is underway with construction to being in November of this year. The project will take a little over two years to complete. More

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Annual conference awards dinner honors people and projects in design-build
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The "An Evening of Entertainment & Celebration" Awards Dinner will honor people and projects in design-build including the Designated Design-Build Professional Class of 2010, the 2010 National Design-Build Project Award recipients and the 2010 Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Learn More
Door Engineering and Manufacturing, LLC
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 climate, provide a weather-tight seal and maintain stable operating movement. Congratulations to the Ottumwa Regional Airport on your new hangar door!
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Structal Lightweight Stadium Risers: A Winning Construction Solution
A growing number of sports facilities are looking for ways to grow their seating capacity. Since the underlying infrastructures and steel frames of existing facilities were not designed to support the additional loads created by a vertical expansion, an entirely NEW SOLUTION became necessary. More info
M&D Management Consulting Ltd.
With 3 North American offices and over 150 Structural Steel detailing professionals we are able to effectively execute your project requirements. Our teams have extensive knowledge in BIM, Design Assist, Industrial, Commercial and Bridge projects. With our advanced software and document tracking systems we can coordinate with all facets and firms of the structural steel industry.

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2011 Transportation conference: Call for presentations announced
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Submit your presentation topic for the 2011 Design-Build in Transportation Conference by Sept. 17. DBIA promotes the value of design-build project delivery and teaches the effective integration of design and construction services to ensure success for owners and design and construction practitioners. Only submissions that align with this core purpose will be considered. Submit Today!

DBIA bookstore weekly sale
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Members, this week you can save an extra 30 percent when you purchase the book A Guide to Successful Construction: Effective Contract Administration, 4th Edition. Just enter Promotional Code INSIGHT in the "Discount" field located at the bottom of your checkout page -- this offer is good until Sept. 2.

Upcoming courses
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Aug. 27 - Fundamentals of Project Delivery, Oakland, Calif.
Aug. 30 - Sept. 3 - Cal Poly Bootcamp, San Luis Obispo
Sept. 8 - Design-Build Contract and Risk Management, Boston

One of the stories in the July-August issue of Design-Build Dateline was After the Storm: Rebuilding the Chevron Northpark Office Building in the aftermath of Katrina

Region News
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Aug.26 - DBIA-New England and PLDW Navigating Design-Build: Best Practices and Principles from Owner Representatives and Process Experts

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

Sept. 10 - DBIA-Mid-America Region Annual Golf Tournament 

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Design-build for selected energy conservation measures (Amarillo and Big Spring, Texas)


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