ADOT South Mountain Freeway construction

DBIA Design-Build in Transportation Conference

April 8 - 10, 2019

Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH
United States

Join our innovative experts in Cincinnati for the Design-Build Institute of America’s annual transportation meeting! Stop by Booth 124 to discuss cutting edge alternative delivery methods and the full spectrum of benefits they can bring to your programs. 

We’re a proud Gold Sponsor of this year’s conference and welcoming reception. We hope to see you there!

Our DBIA in Transportation Conference Sessions 

ADOT Quality Assurance Program: From South Mountain Freeway to a Programmatic Approach

Tuesday, April 9 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | North 200/205

Learn more about the Arizona Department of Transportation's $1.66 billion South Mountain Freeway project. This is ADOT's first highway public-private partnership project and their first project to utilize contractor-performed frontline inspection and testing with ADOT verification. Based on the lessons learned on this project, ADOT has developed a programmatic approach to deliver projects that utilize contractor-performed inspection and test results as part of the acceptance decision.

Speakers: Neil Richards, P.E., HDR; Kole Dea, P.E. ADOT; Weng On Tam, P.E. Tam Consulting Services LLC; Aryan Lirange, P.E. FHWA Arizona Division; Paul Arnold, Ames Construction; Newel White, P.E. Raba-Kistner, Inc. 

Risk Analysis and Allocation for Design-Build Contracts

Tuesday, April 9 | 3:15-4:15 p.m. | North 201-204

Identifying risks is an important step in the Design-Build Contract. This session will provide an overview of the Owner’s, GEC’s and Design-Builders processes for identifying, analyzing, categorizing, communicating, allocating and bidding risks within a Design-Build Contract.

Speakers: Tom Horkan, P.E., HDR; Dewayne Matlock, WSDOT; Phil Wallace, Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.; Brian Nielsen, P.E., Assoc. DBIA Washington State Department of Transportation