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September 2011

September 2011

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Click here for this month's Web extras:

From "Funding gap could ground municipal airports"

From "75 years and counting"

From "Worth the risk"

Survey says...





Click here for Web extras from the 2011 Public Works Manual


















UpFront
From "FUNDING GAP COULD GROUND MUNICIPAL AIRPORTS"
In August, Congress temporarily reauthorized Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding after a two-week shutdown. The lapse reportedly cost $400 million in lost jobs, time lost on construction projects, and delays in safety and security projects.

    Click here for examples of projects affected by the shutdown.










Products
FROM "75 YEARS AND COUNTING"

    Click here to preview products and services from nearly 100 APWA Congress exhibitors.











Project Update
FROM "WORTH THE RISK"
Construction-manager-at-risk delivers Florida roads on time and under budget.

Web exclusive: Read more details about Cape Coral's highway expansion project with construction-manager-at-risk, Balfour Beatty Construction.

Public Works explored how the Osceola County Public Works Division in Florida benefited from construction-manager-at-risk projects (September 2009).

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) has published a report detailing ways in which public agencies are applying construction-manager-at-risk project delivery to their construction projects.

Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America resources:





Survey says...

Although public works departments use alterative project-delivery methods, our recent reader survey reveals design-bid-build is still the preferred method of choice. Below are the most common alternative-procurement methodologies.






































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