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Contract Administration Functions and Tools for Design-Build and Construction Manager/General Contractor Project Delivery in U.S. Highway Construction

Abstract The demand for new highway infrastructure, the need to repair aging infrastructure, and the drive to optimize public expenditures on infrastructure have led transportation agencies toward alternative contracting methods (ACMs) such as design-build (DB) and construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC). U.S. transportation agencies have substantial experience with traditional design-bid-build delivery. To promote ACMs, the Federal Highway Administration and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCRHP) have published ACM guidance documents. However, the published material and research tend to focus on pre-award activities. The need for guidance on ACM post-award activities is confirmed in NCHRP’s request for a guidebook focusi... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Papajohn, Dean (Author) / El Asmar, Mounir (Advisor) / Gibson, G. Edward (Committee member) / Bearup, Wylie (Committee member) / Molenaar, Keith R. (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Civil engineering / Transportation / Public administration / Alternative project delivery / construction manager/general contractor / contract administration / design-build / highway construction / project influence curve
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 289 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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