Transportation professionals from around the world recently gathered for the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Here are the biggest takeaways that will color our perspective on transportation and mobility issues in 2022 and beyond.
Owner: Florida Department of Transportation District 1
Design-Builder: The Ajax and WGI DB Team
Engineer: Wantman Group, Inc.
Specialty Contractor: Florida Safety Contractors, Inc.
Specialty Consultants: Protean Design Group Tierra, Inc.
The District 1 Design-Build Pushbutton Contract is a 3.5-year-long task work order contract for high-priority safety improvements within FDOT District 1 ranging from pedestrian and signal upgrades to newly-signalized intersections. Design-Build gives FDOT an unprecedented ability to rapidly respond to safety improvement needs with the innovation and expertise of design-builders. Each task work order is designed, constructed, and achieves final acceptance within 365 days and costs under $1M. Under this contract the Ajax/WGI DB Team completed 56 task work orders across District 1, providing widespread improvements to safety with the best value, utilizing DBIA best practices.
Read the full list of winners here: https://ftba.com/2018-ftba-best-in-construction-winners/
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