Project Bundling is a method of awarding a single contract for several preservation, rehabilitation, or replacement projects. You may have heard about bundling’s impact on large-scale projects and bridge bundles; but be assured that bundling is an effective means for local agencies to reduce costs, optimize available funding, speed project delivery, and attract qualified contractors.
In this brief presentation you will be introduced to the concept of project bundling and find out how the approach might benefit your agency. You’ll learn successful practices from several recent projects and find out about next steps you can take to implement the project bundling approach.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the basics of project bundling.
Who Should Attend?
Project Bundling is a concept that requires a variety of participants and stakeholders. Because this is a process involving a number of viewpoints and consensus to be successful, the following are encouraged to attend:
- Agency public works directors, planners and engineers and procurement specialists
- Consulting engineers who might be assisting the agencies in identifying and designing projects
- Contractors and fabricators who would be involved in construction
- Trade associations
As the former Assistant Public Works Administrator for Osceola County, Florida, Mr. Hostetler co-led the most rapidly deployed highway and bridge design and construction Project Bundling Programs in the nation using Alternative Contracting, specifically Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC). More recently, he had a lead role in the Pueblo of Acoma’s (New Mexico) innovative and highly acclaimed project bundling program, representing the first tribal programmatic use of CM/GC in the Nation. Currently, he is serving in a lead role as the Design Program Manager for the Pawnee Nation’s programmatic use of CM/GC in Oklahoma, a program that represents the first successful bundling of horizontal and vertical construction with CM/GC contracting, specifically CM/GC.
Dates and Registration
This class is not currently scheduled. Stay tuned for future sessions.