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How the IPD Office Does Business...

Technical Assistance

By Request

The IPD Office includes experts in many aspects of program and project finance, procurement, and revenue generation who are available to provide information and assistance. The mechanism for providing technical assistance varies according to the nature of the request. For example, assistance may come directly from the expert, while other times it may be offered through the FHWA IPD Academy. Additionally, we have designated Primary Technical Assistance Contacts (PTACs) to coordinate assistance for the North, West and South Director Field Services (DFS) Regions. Please direct your questions to your designated PTAC. Your PTAC will coordinate with the entire team of IPD experts to provide you a response.


Northern DFS Region
Patrick DeCorla-Souza
202-366-4076
Patrick.DeCorla-Souza@dot.gov

Western DFS Region
Prabhat Diksit
720-963-3202
Prabhat.Diksit@dot.gov

Mid-America DFS Region
Frederick Werner
404-562-3680
Frederick.Werner@dot.gov

Southern DFS Region
Frederick Werner
404-562-3680
Frederick.Werner@dot.gov

Opportunity Projects and Opportunity States

The IPD Office has established pilot programs to (1) assist projects that have yet to select a financing, tolling, pricing, procurement and/or contracting strategy, and (2) assist States poised to make major advances in adopting innovative strategies for overcoming funding constraints in the delivery of transportation services. Lessons learned will be drawn from these programs and provided to the broader community. Each program will focus on a limited number of opportunities in their first year.

For more information contact:

Frederick Werner, CPA
Project Finance Manager
FHWA Office of Innovative Program Delivery
61 Forsyth Street, Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-562-3680
Frederick.Werner@dot.gov

Critical Project Review

For projects with innovative elements that run into legislative or regulatory difficulties, the IPD Office can provide the Critical Project Review process. For such projects, the office will convene, on an ad-hoc basis, experts from throughout the Department to help move such projects forward. As with the Opportunity Project and Opportunity State initiatives, lessons learned are provided to the larger community.

For more information contact:

James (Jim) Sinnette
Project Delivery Team Leader
FHWA Office of Innovative Program Delivery
Southeast Federal Center Building E66-301
1200 New Jersey Ave, SE.
Washington, DC 20590-9898
202-366-1561
james.sinnette@dot.gov

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