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Randall  R. Park, P.E.

Accelerating Project Delivery – CM/GC
Randall R. Park, P.E.
Director of Project Development
Utah Department of Transportation

The Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) delivery method has proven to be an effective option for Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) projects during the last six-years. The benefits of CM/GC on our roadway construction project ...

Cade  Rowley, P.E.

Creating Partnerships to Overcome Barriers to Implementing CM/GC
Cade Rowley, P.E.
Vice President, Sundt Construction, Inc.

How many times have you heard the adage "If it's not broken, don't fix it"? This thought process has been the argument for decades as it relates to contracting methods. Would you ignore a better method if it came your way just because ...

Michael Kenig

Accelerating Project Delivery – CM/GC
Michael Kenig
Holder Construction Company
Past-Chair of AGC of America Project Delivery Committee
Author of Project Delivery Systems, 3rd Edition, 2011, AGC of America

The evolution of CM/GC in vertical construction has been going on for over 25 years. Owners, both public and private, have been using the CM/GC delivery method on vertical construction as a technique to help maximize the return they get on thei ...

James  McMinimee

Accelerating Project Delivery – CM/GC
James McMinimee
SHRP2 Coordinator

As with any major, new implementation, the contraction manager/general contractor (CMGC) project delivery method has some typical barriers for states to overcome. The first hurdle to overcome for most states is to assure that they have the lega ...

Doug Gransberg, PhD, PE and 
  Jennifer Shane, PhD

Accelerating Project Delivery – CM/GC
Doug Gransberg, PhD, PE and Jennifer Shane, PhD
Iowa State University; Principal Investigators, NCHRP 10-85: Guidelines CM-at-Risk for Highway Projects and NCHRP Synthesis 402: CM-at-Risk for Highway Projects

Our research has found that the major barrier to the use of CM/GC on transportation projects is obtaining the necessary legislative authority. Entering into the political process to change the status quo is never easy, and to be successful agen ...

Rich Juliano

Accelerating Project Delivery – CM/GC
Rich Juliano
Vice President for Federal & State Relations
American Road & Transportation Builders Association

Members of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) are always eager to improve the efficiency of transportation improvement projects, whether in terms of cost, time or safety. ARTBA's membership includes more than 5 ...


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