Design-Build for Water and Wastewater Projects

Design-Build for Water and Wastewater Projects

by Holly Shorney-Darby (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583218181
Publisher: American Water Works Association
Publication date: 12/10/2011
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures xi

List of Tables xiii

Preface xv

Foreword xvii

Acknowledgments xix

Chapter 1 The History of Design-Build 1

Introduction 1

The History of Design-Build 2

Design-Build in the United States 4

The Perfect Storm 7

References 8

Chapter 2 Benefits and Challenges of Design-Build 9

Introduction 9

Benefits of Design-Build 9

Challenges of Design-Build 13

Summary 17

References 17

Case Study 2.1 19

Case Study 2.2 21

Chapter 3 Status of Design-Build in the Us Water and Wastewater Sectors 23

Introduction 23

Recent Growth of Design-Build as a Delivery Method 23

Status of Design-Build Business 24

Why is Design-Build Gaining Share? 25

Future Trends for Design-Build 29

References 31

Case Study 3.1 33

Chapter 4 Design-Build Legislation 35

Introduction 35

Federal Design-Build Legislation 35

State Design-Build Legislation 36

Resources for Expanding Design-Build Authority 44

References 44

Chapter 5 When is Design-Build Project Delivery Appropriate for a Project? 47

Introduction 47

Evaluating Design-Build Relative to Owner Objectives 48

Evaluating Design-Build Relative to the Project Characteristics 48

Selecting Design-Build Delivery for a Project 49

References 50

Case Study 5.1 51

Case Study 5.2 53

Chapter 6 Preparing an Owner Organization to Perform Design-Build 55

Introduction 55

Self-Assessment 56

Dispelling Some Myths 57

Preparing the Organization for Design-Build 59

Lessons Learned From Previous Design-Build Projects 61

Characteristics for Successful Design-Build Projects 63

Begin With the End in Mind 64

References 64

Chapter 7 Design-Build Procurement Approaches 65

Introduction 65

Procurement Goals 65

Description of Procurement Approaches 66

Considerations for Procurement Approach 70

Typical Steps of Procurement 73

Procurement Approaches: Advantages and Disadvantages 75

Summary 79

References 80

Case Study 7.1 83

Case Study 7.2 85

Chapter 8 Planning and Defining the Design-Build Procurement Process 89

Introduction 89

Project Plan Development 90

Design-Builder Procurement 93

Summary 102

References 102

Case Study 8.1 103

Chapter 9 Design-Build Contract Risk Allocation 105

Introduction 105

The Owner and Design-Builder Relationship 107

The Design-Builder: Risks and Management Strategies 113

Summary 117

References 117

Case Study 9.1 119

Chapter 10 Engaging a DB Consultant for Design-Build Projects 123

Introduction 123

Determining the Owner's Need for a DB Consultant 124

Establishing the Owner's Project Team 129

Selecting a Design-Build Consultant 130

References 134

Case Study 10.1 135

Chapter 11 Bonding Design-Build Projects 137

Introduction 137

Role of the Surety in Water and Wastewater Construction Projects 138

Surety Bonding Strategy for Traditional Design-Bid-Build 140

Surety Strategies for Design-Build Project Risks 140

Surety's Assessment of Specific Design-Build Risks 141

The Role of Insurance on Bonded Projects 145

Strategies for Allocating Risk for Design-Build Projects 146

References 147

Chapter 12 Insurance for Design-Build Projects 149

Introduction 149

Types of Insurance Coverage 149

Uninsurable Risks 158

Insurance Broker 158

Reference 159

Chapter 13 Developing a Project Technical Criteria Document 161

Introduction 161

Overview of Project Information, Design Criteria, and Performance Requirements 162

Contents of the Technical Criteria Document 165

The Relationship Between Technical Criteria and Project Approach 170

Summary 171

References 171

Chapter 14 The Request for Qualifications: Attracting and Selecting the Best Qualified Design-Builder 173

Introduction 173

Request for Qualifications-Purpose and Objectives 174

Initial Steps for RFQ Development 174

Required RFQ Information 174

RFQ Structure 175

Components of an SOQ 177

QBS-Specific RFQ Elements 177

Evaluation Criteria and Procedure 179

RFQ Checklist 181

References 183

Chapter 15 RFPs: Selecting the Design-Builder 185

Introduction 185

Applicable Procurement Law 185

Key Elements of an RFP 186

RFP Evaluation Considerations 194

Communication During RFP Response Period 195

Stipend/Honoraria 195

Interviews 196

Validating RFP Content Through Industry Review 196

References 196

Case Study 15.1 197

Chapter 16 The Owner's Selection Committee 201

Introduction 201

Role and Responsibilities of the Selection Committee 201

Defining the Selection Committee's Function 202

Selection Committee Composition 203

Preparing the Selection Committee for the Evaluation Process 204

The Evaluation and Selection Process Schedule 205

Organizational Support for the Evaluation Committee 205

Potential Pitfalls of the Selection Committee and the Evaluation Process 206

Reference 207

Chapter 17 Options for Evaluating Design-Builder Proposals 209

Introduction 209

Defining the Procurement Spectrum 210

Evaluation Criteria 212

Evaluation Rating Systems 214

Award Algorithms 215

Summary of Evaluation Methods 218

References 219

Chapter 18 Owner Management of Design-Build Project Execution 221

Introduction 221

Preparing for Design-Build Execution 221

Owner Management Activities for Design-Build Execution 223

References 231

Case Study 18.1 233

Case Study 18.2 237

Chapter 19 Design-Build Project Schedule Development and Management 239

Introduction 239

Steps of Schedule Development and Monitoring 239

Schedule Impact Analysis 243

References 245

Chapter 20 Value Engineering 247

Introduction 247

Definition and Goals of Value Engineering 247

How Value Engineering Is Incorporated in Design-Build Projects Versus Traditional Projects 248

Steps to Performing Value Engineering in Design-Build Projects 250

Examples of Value Engineering 252

Other Value Engineering Resources 256

References 256

Case Study 20.1 257

Chapter 21 Quality Assurance and Quality Control 259

Introduction 259

Project Quality Planning by the Owner 260

QA/QC During Project Planning by the Design-Builder 261

Quality Management Plan 261

Design-Builder's QA/QC Staff Roles and Responsibilities 263

Verifying Quality in the Construction Documents 264

Quality Management Implementation 265

References 266

Case Study 21.1 267

Chapter 22 Permitting and Regulatory Approvals 271

Introduction 271

Permit and Regulatory Approval Risk Analysis 272

Responsibility 272

Impacts on Schedule 273

Summary 274

References 274

Case Study 22.1 275

Chapter 23 Commissioning and Acceptance Testing 279

Introduction 279

Commissioning 280

Acceptance Testing 286

Regulatory Involvement 289

References 289

Case Study 23.1 291

Chapter 24 Dispute Resolution Processes 295

Introduction 295

Approaches to Minimize Conflict in Design-Build Projects 296

Dispute Resolution Alternatives 297

References 300

Chapter 25 Construction Management at Risk 301

Introduction 301

Benefits of CMAR 303

Managing a CMAR Project 305

References 308

Case Study 25.1 309

Chapter 26 Design-Build-Operate 313

Introduction 313

A Comparison of Design-Build-Operate to Design-Build Project Delivery 313

Design-Build-Operate Project Case Studies 317

Chapter 27 Design-Build with Finance 319

Introduction 319

Design-Build-Finance 320

Design-Build-Operate-Finance (DBOF) 320

Chapter 28 Alliance Contracting 325

Introduction 325

Benefits and Challenges of Alliance Contracting 329

Example Projects in Australia 329

The Potential for Alliance Contracting in the United States 331

References 332

Chapter 29 Top Ten Strategies for Owners to Achieve a Successful Design-Build Project 333

Introduction 333

Provide Organizational Leadership and Support 334

Proactively Educate, Inform, and Communicate With All Stakeholders 334

Select the Right Projects 334

Clearly Define the Project 335

Define and Commit to Project Objectives 335

Establish a Fair, Clearly Defined, Efficient, and Transparent Procurement Process 336

Attract the Best Design-Build Firms to Compete for the Project 337

Select the Right Design-Build Team 337

Make Cultural Adjustments to Establish a True Partnership 338

Develop Design-Build Project Execution Processes and Procedures That Promote and Leverage Collaboration and Partnership 338

Chapter 30 Is Design-Build Right for You? 341

Introduction 341

Key Points to Consider for Design-Build Project Delivery 342

Common Owner Fears 345

Benefits of Design-Build Project Delivery Approach 346

Appendix A Abbreviations 349

Index 355

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