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HICP-20 Contacts List

HICP-20 Staff member and contact info Topic Primary contact office (where HICP-30 is an alternate contact)
Gerald Yakowenko, Gerald.Yakowenko@dot.gov,
General inquiries regarding Federal-aid Construction Contract Administration
Jennifer Balis, Jennifer.Balis@dot.gov,
Contract Administration Core Curriculum Manual
SpecificationsHICP-30 (Yew)
Standard specifications and standard plans
Basis of contract award (method of construction)
Alternative contracting methods
Contract time
Life cycle cost analysisHICP-50 (Dylla)
Road user cost analysis
Time-related incentive/disincentives
Quality price adjustment clausesHICP-50 (Withee)
HICP-30 (Yew)
Commodity price escalation clauses
Constructability reviewsHICP-30 (Yew)
Value engineeringHICP-10 (Julie Johnston)
Bonding Requirements
Advertising for bids
Bid opening
Bid analysis
Contract award
Contract changes
Time extensions
Equipment rental rates
Project documentation
Progress payments
Standardized changed condition clauses
Contract termination
Construction engineering
Alternate dispute resolutionHICP-30 (Yew)
Liquidated damages
Project close-outHICP-30 (Yew)
Emergency Relief ContractingHISM-10 (Wolf)
ITS project procurementHOTM-1 (Knopp)
Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)HEPH-10 (Douwes)
Recreational Trails ProgramHEPH-10 (Douwes)
Safe Routes to SchoolsHEPH-10 (Blount)
Scenic BywaysHEPH-10 (Blount)
Major project requirementsHISM-50 (Jacoby)
Owner Controlled Insurance (aka wrap-up insurance)
Jim DeSanto, James.DeSanto@dot.gov,
Required Contract Provisions (FHWA Form 1273)
NondiscriminationHCR-20 (McWhorter)
Non-segregated facilities
EEOHCR-20 (McWhorter)
Prevailing wage rates
Statements and payrolls
Convict labor
State/local hiring preferences
Job site safety (OSHA)
Project labor agreements
On-the-job training
Subletting or assigning the contract
Prime contractor self-performance
Disadvantaged Business EnterpriseHCR-30 (Kenley)
Prompt payment
Implementation of Clean Air Act and Federal Water Pollution Control Act
Certification regarding the use of contract funds for lobbying
Appalachian Development Highway Contract employment preferenceHISM-10 (Matias)
Indian preference on FA projects
Veterans employment provision
False statements concerning highway projects
Project Supervision and Staffing
Drug-free workplace
Jobsite poster requirements
Debarment, suspension, ineligibility, and voluntary exclusionHCC-30 (MacPhee)
Edwin Okonkwo, Edwin.Okonkwo@dot.gov,
Buy America
Foreign contractor and supplier restriction
Engineer’s Estimates
John Huyer, John.Huyer@dot.gov,
Public agencies in competition with the private sector
Public interest findings/ certifications/cost effectiveness findings
Publicly owned equipment
Contractor purchased equipment for state ownership
Convict produced materials
Patented/proprietary materials
State preference
State owned/furnished/designated materials
Salvaged materials
Pipe material selection
Replacement parts
Recycled materialsHICP-40 (Ahlstrom)
Construction inspectionHICP-30 (Yew)
Quality assuranceHRDI-20 (Petros)
HICP-50 (Withee)
Electronic contracting
Innovative Contracting Special Experimental Project No. 14 (SEP-14)
Product Selection Processes (NTPEP)HICP-50 (Withee)
Other related areas Suspension / Debarment ProgramHCC-30 (MacPhee)
Engineering Services / Consultant ProcurementHICP-10 (McAvoy)
Stewardship and Oversight of Federal-aid Construction ProjectsHISM-40 (Ibrahim)
SEP-14 Techniques (Yakowenko/Balis/Huyer)
Cost plus Time Bidding
Lane Rental
Alternate Contracting Methods LibraryRC - Elliott, Lewis
Design Build Project DeliveryRC - Lewis
CMGC Project DeliveryRC - Haynes, Atkins
Alternate Technical ConceptsRC - Unkefer
Alternate Pavement Type BiddingHICP-40 (Ahlstrom)
Best Value Project Delivery
Indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ)
Updated: 10/02/2018
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