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Project Bundling Webinar Series

Advanced project bundling consists of planning and awarding similar projects to leverage all economies of scale throughout project delivery, while also achieving important program goals.

Project bundling isn't new, so why are the techniques promoted in Every Day Counts round five referred to as "advanced"? This webinar series will detail more effective methods collected from national best practices. Agencies that systematically implement this more advanced approach will optimize resources, save delivery time, and address system performance goals while keeping crucial transportation assets in good repair.

FHWA will host a series of project bundling webinars every third Wednesday beginning in September 2020

Webinar Topic Date Time Registration Webinar Details
Advanced Project Bundling: Examples Beyond Bridges Sept. 16, 2020 2:00-3:30 ET Event Completed Transcript: HTML
Webinar: Listen online
Moving Towards Advanced Project Bundling: Key Characteristics of Lead Agencies Oct. 21, 2020 2:00-3:30 ET Event Completed Transcript: HTML
Webinar: Listen online
Advanced Project Bundling: Making the Business Case Nov. 18, 2020 2:00-3:30 ET Event Completed Transcript: HTML
Webinar: Listen online
Project Bundling for Local Public Agencies Dec. 16, 2020 2:00-3:30 ET Register Coming Soon
Advanced Project Bundling: How To Jan. 20, 2021 2:00-3:30 ET Register Coming Soon
Advanced Project Bundling: Overcoming Hurdles Feb. 17, 2021 2:00-3:30 ET Register Coming Soon

Twenty-three states are working to advance implementation of project bundling during EDC-5 and many are experiencing significant savings.

Examples of agencies bundling projects
Agency Bundle Type Key Benefit
Indiana Department of Transportation Bridges Saves up to $50M annually
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Local Bridges - Pilot Project
Bridges Saves 50% on design, 15% on construction
Michigan Department of Transportation Freeway Lighting Saves $1.5M annually in energy costs

For additional information, please contact:

Romeo Garcia
FHWA Office of Infrastructure
(202) 366-1342
Romeo.Garcia@dot.gov
David Unkefer
FHWA Resource Center
(404) 764-7498
David.Unkefer@dot.gov

Registration Process for Non-DOT Attendees

Non-DOT users including State DOTs must request access to the FHWA External Portal for webinars at https://collaboration.fhwa.dot.gov/FBA/Register.aspx. Step-by step instructions on how to request an account can be found here: https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/espnon-dotstaff/.

Account issuance takes approximately one business day. Once non-DOT users receive account information, they can access the site by clicking on the registration link and logging in.

Registration Process for Federal DOT Staff and DOT-badged Attendees

Federal DOT staff do not need to register for an account. However, please register for each webinar you and others anticipate attending. FHWA needs a head count to provide an adequate number of phone lines. You can register as individuals or as a group, as long as there is only one phone line used.

There is no cost to participate and the webinars are open to the public. We look forward to your participation. If you have questions, please contact Romeo Garcia at 202-366-1342 or David Unkefer at 404-764-7498.

Resources: Available Now

Consult the Bridge Bundling Guidebook for information applicable to any type of roadway project. See FHWA's Bundled Facilities website for case studies, best practices, and lessons learned.

Watch a short video on how advanced approaches to project bundling maximize agency resources.

Resources: Coming Soon

Quick Start Reference – A supplement to the Bridge Bundling Guidebook, this document will include non-bridge best practices and act as a concise reference for agencies just getting started or looking to improve their project bundling practices.

Self-assessment/capability-maturity matrix – This tool will help agencies determine their existing state, as well as short and long-term goals for implementation of project bundling practices. FHWA will use the assessment to customize technical assistance it provides highway agencies.

Database – A compilation of project bundling case studies, contract documents, federal and agency references, and research papers.

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