Archive for May, 2010
The Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center and Cuyahoga County, Ohio, have awarded a design-build contract for a new convention center to a team headed by Turner Construction Company and URS. http://www.onlinetmd.com/medical-device-manufacturing-cleveland-medical-mart-052110-tmd.aspx. The center will provide trade show and conference facilities for the medical industry. LMN Architects was previously retained as the design-criteria consultant.
The Michigan Department of Transportation is soliciting responses to a Request for Qualifications to design and reconstruct the interchange of M-59 and Crooks Road. Responses to the RFQ are due May 27, 2010 – http://www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,1607,7-151-9625_21540_54603-236437–,00.html. The project will include replacement of the Crooks Road bridge over M-59, reconstruction of all ramps, and construction of two [...]
The City of Tacoma, Washington, is rehabilitating the Murray Morgan Bridge using design-build. Responses to the Request for Qualifications are due June 8, 2010 (http://www.cityoftacoma.org/Page.aspx?hid=14590); there is a pre-proposal meeting on May 19 (http://cms.cityoftacoma.org/Purchasing/FormalBids/PW10-0128FRFQ.pdf). The scope of work includes rehabilitating the truss spans over the Thea Foss Waterway, structural repairs, mechanical system repairs, deck replacement, and [...]
Earlier this week, the Design-Build Institute of America released a position statement on the three-party integrated project delivery model. http://www.dbia.org/NR/rdonlyres/B088C4A3-C481-449B-A4B5-AE37BDE0012C/0/DBIAPS_IPD.pdf The statement first disinguishes the concept of integrated project delivery (several delivery models and contractual arrangements where design and construction professionals are involved from project inception through completion) from the delivery method of integrated project [...]