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Design-Build for NYC – So Close and Yet So Far

Design-Build for NYC – So Close and Yet So Far

Late last night, the New York Assembly passed legislation authorizing New York City officials to use design-build contracting on eight projects, including reconstruction of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.  Politico reported this morning: “Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, a Democrat from the Bronx, said the city had done its “due diligence” in balancing concerns from minority-owned contractors and labor unions. Assemblyman […] Read more >
Momentum Swings in Favor of Design-Build Legislation

Momentum Swings in Favor of Design-Build Legislation

With only days left in the New York Assembly’s 2017 session, legislation for design-build authority (A.8134/S.6427) in New York City is gaining momentum.  Legislation has now passed out of the Assembly Committee on Cities and moved to the Ways and Means Committee.  That action follows a legislative push by New York City Mayor Bill De […] Read more >
Design-Build Puts More Bang in Our Infrastructure Investment Buck

Design-Build Puts More Bang in Our Infrastructure Investment Buck

Infrastructure investment is one of the few issues in this politically divisive era which garners wide support across parties, regions and states, yet we can’t pave streets with promises.   Americans in cities and rural areas, no matter their political persuasion, understand that our nation’s bridges and roads, airports and public transit, water and sewer pipes […] Read more >
West Virginia Ushers in New Era of Design-Build

West Virginia Ushers in New Era of Design-Build

The West Virginia Legislature took a major step forward this year in ensuring their infrastructure projects are delivered on-time and within budget for many years to come. Legislators in Charleston had a long to-do list this session with infrastructure designated as a key issue. Lawmakers ultimately increased the funds available for design-build projects, extended their […] Read more >
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