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Complex transportation projects require effective collaboration, as well as reliable and cost-effective design. By understanding a project’s unique risks, complexity, budget and schedule, we tailor our project delivery approach to meet your needs. Our team offers a full range of project delivery options, backed by decades of experience in designing and building some of the nation’s most challenging highways, bridges, roads and rail systems.
As construction manager, we deliver maximum value by working on your behalf to oversee adherence to plans and specifications, while simultaneously managing the key metrics of schedule, cost and quality. Our team provides the skills and experience to augment your staff and deliver complex projects through a wide range of contracting vehicles, including construction manager at risk (CMAR); construction manager/general contractor (CMGC); engineering procurement and construction management (EPCM); and construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services.
We have used the design-bid-build approach to deliver thousands of successful transportation projects, from rural roads to complex interchanges. With more than a century of infrastructure design experience, transportation agencies throughout the country trust us to provide comprehensive design services and accurate construction documents. Our teams combine excellence in technical design, project management and quality assurance, with a sensitivity to budget and schedule, to deliver the most cost-effective and constructible designs.
When the designer and contractor collaborate effectively in the design process, your project reaps the benefits of faster delivery, lower costs and higher quality. As one of the nation’s leading design-build and progressive design-build firms, we can serve as either engineer of record or general contractor for your most complex transportation challenges. From concept to completion, our design-build teams have found innovative, cost-effective solutions to lower risk on a wide range of projects, including access roads, interstates and major river crossings.
A fully integrated engineering and construction team under one roof creates advantages in communication and enables high-quality turnkey solutions with greater transparency. Our EPC approach provides extensive in-house design and construction resources across the country, as well as long-term relationships with trusted partners and subcontractors, to address your needs. We set goals early with the owner and develop best practices through our national work that promote cost efficiency and consistent quality. This approach is especially valuable when we can bundle multiple projects with similar goals and requirements. We handle the entire procurement process, including supplier qualifications, bid documents, proposals and purchase orders. During construction, we manage subcontractors and subconsultants, utility coordination, safety, quality and schedule to meet your needs.
It takes broad experience to see projects from a variety of perspectives. Knowing where to look is the first step in identifying areas of risk. By analyzing potential risks, we help you make the best decisions and investments possible. As owner’s engineer, we bring nationwide experience on successful transportation projects. We have refined the process of identifying potential flaws and areas of risk, as well as determining potential mitigation strategies.
As your program manager, we integrate our team with yours as a trusted partner and extension of your staff. We’ll help you coordinate your design and construction services at all stages so that you can remain focused on your core business. We work with you to administer contracts, track schedules and budgets, assist with labor relations, implement safety programs, manage public relations, and coordinate with federal, state and local agencies.
30 Crossing Design-Build
Progressive Design-Build Is Accelerating Its Impact on the Transportation Industry
Burns & McDonnell
Transportation and public works agencies have just begun to see the true potential of engineer-procure-construct (EPC) strategies to increase cost savings and reduce project timelines.
Raising the Bar for Highway Bridge Renovation
Burns & McDonnell
The Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA) was losing a significant volume of truck traffic due to dozens of bridges that were too low to accommodate oversized loads. Now, thanks to an innovative bridge raising program that kicked off in 2016, most of the KTA bridges that needed to be addressed first have now been raised to the needed clearance heights and toll revenue from trucking is on the upswing.