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Jul/Aug 2004
Vol. 68 · No. 1

Articles

Megaprojects — They Are a Different Breed

by J. Richard Capka

Successful megaprojects start with an appreciation of the "mega" task at hand.

Great Expectations

by Tom Sorel

Meeting or exceeding public expectations is the key factor in earning public trust and confidence.

Building Public Trust

by Jim Sinnette

The road to public confidence is paved with accurate cost estimates and schedules, community involvement, progress tracking, and effective communications.

The Life Cycle Continuum

by Tom Sorel

A management structure that moves a megaproject along with seamless transitions between the project's phases can affect the final outcome and success.

From Highways to Skyways and Seaways — the Intermodal Challenge

by John V. Broadhurst

Partnerships are the name of the game when it comes to managing intermodal megaprojects.

Reducing Uncertainty

by Chris Allen

Managing risk from the outset can ensure smoother delivery over the life of a transportation megaproject.

Accounting for Megaproject Dollars

by Jim Sinnette

Efforts are underway to help improve cost estimating for major highway projects.

Megaproject Procurement: Breaking from Tradition

by Gerald Yakowenko

Looking beyond design-bid-build to find another project delivery method that's right for the megaproject.

Sharing Experiences and Lessons Learned

By Chris Allen and Phil E. Barnes

The spirit of innovation on megaprojects reveals knowledge about engineering, construction, and effective management.

A Well-Conceived Plan Will Put It All Together

by J. Richard Capka

A successful billion-dollar journey starts and finishes with a roadmap.

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