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Construction and Project Management

Construction and Project Management Technical Service Team

The Construction and Project Management Team at the FHWA Resource Center helps support the construction management process by providing technical assistance, technology transfer, training, and interagency coordination.

Our vision is that transportation projects and management will be based on state of the art construction practices, thereby improving the quality of our nation’s infrastructure.

Our mission is to promote effective practices nationwide through training and technical assistance and technology deployment.

The FHWA Resource Center Construction and Project Management Technical Service Team offers expertise in a number of specialty areas:


Listed below are the Resource Center Construction and Project Management Experts. Please e-mail or call the Team Manager for technical assistance.

Team Manager

Rob Elliott
Construction and Project Management Team Manager
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
Ph: (404) 562-3941
rob.elliott@dot.gov

Team MembersSpecialty Area(s)

Kenneth Atkins (Yes)
Contract Administration
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
Ph: (404) 562-4782
kenneth.e.atkins@dot.gov

• Project Leadership and Strategic Planning
• Construction Manager / General Contractor (CM/GC)
• Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI)
• Budgeting for Transportation Programs
       

Bernie Kuta (Yes)
Team Leader - Construction and Contract Administration Engineer
12300 West Dakota Avenue Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228
Ph: (720) 963-3204
bernie.kuta@dot.gov

• Life-Cycle Cost Analysis
• Contract administration
• Specification development
• Materials for construction
• Pavement warranties and Pavement construction
• Work Zone Safety
 

Leslie Lahndt (No)
LPA Transportation Engineer and Program Manager
575 North Pennsylvania Street Room 254
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Ph: (317) 226-7481
Leslie.lahndt@dot.gov

• Contract Administration
• Construction Inspection and Oversight
• Specifications
• LPA Program Development and Delivery
• Preservation Program Administration
• Project Management
• Contracting
• Cost Estimate Review

Jeff Lewis (Yes)
Construction and Contract Administration
650 Capitol Mall Suite 4-100
Sacramento, CA 95814
Ph: (916) 498-5035
jeff.lewis@dot.gov

• Construction Program Management - Cradle to Grave - Environmental Issues in Designing and Constructing Projects
• Major Projects
• Local Public Agency's
• Construction Quality
• Emergency Relief (ER)
• Contract Administration
• Alternative Contracting Methods (ACMs)
• Construction Inspection and Oversight Utilities Maintenance/System Preservation

Roy Siegel (Yes)
Construction and Contract Administration Engineer
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
Ph: (404) 562-3914
roy.siegel@dot.gov

• Construction Contract Administration
• Construction Claims
• Construction Quality, Inspection and Oversight
• Material and Construction Specifications
• Construction Project Management
• Construction Site Safety
• Work Zone Traffic Control Evaluation and Implementation
• PS&E Development, Constructability Reviews

Michael Smith (Yes)
Project Management Engineer
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
Ph: (404) 562-3694
michael.smith@dot.gov

• Cost Estimation and Validation
• Risk-based cost estimation
• Local Public Agencies
• Life-cycle Cost Analysis
• Quality Assurance
• Asphalt Materials
   

David Unkefer (Yes)
Team Leader - Construction and Project Management Engineer
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
Ph: (404) 562-3669
david.unkefer@dot.gov

• Federal-aid Program Management -- NEPA to Construction, safety, pavements, traffic operations/ITS, bridge, teach Federal-aid 101
• Program and Process Improvement Reviews
• Project Management and scheduling
• Innovative Contracting and Construction methods, Technology Deployment
• Contract Administration
• Construction Quality, Inspection and Oversight
• Material and Construction Specifications
• Local Public Agency's

Kathryn Weisner (Yes)
Construction and Project Management Engineer
10 South Howard Street Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21201
Ph: (202) 823-2267
kathryn.weisner@dot.gov

• Construction Inspection and Oversight
• Construction Project Management
• Construction Site Safety
• Contract Administration
• Claims
• Work Zone Traffic Control, design, evaluation and implementation
• Design-Build
• Program and process improvement reviews

Additional Resources


Greg Doyle
Construction Quality Engineer
55 Broadway - 10th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
Ph: (617) 494-3279
gregory.j.doyle@dot.gov

• Construction Quality Assurance (QA)
• Construction Program Management & Inspection
• Construction & Materials Specifications
• Construction Staffing
• Alternative Contracting Methods
• Design-Build
 

John Haynes
Transportation Specialist
2520 West 4700 South Suite 9A
Salt Lake City, UT 84129
Ph: (801) 955-3526
john.haynes@dot.gov

• Project Management
• Construction Management
• Construction Manager/General contractor (CM/GC)
• Design Build Contracting
• Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)
• Consultant Services Procurement
• Construction document preparation
• Specification Writing

 

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