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ODOT Industry Leadership Team 2008 Accomplishments. ODOT / AGC Industry Annual Meeting Friday, February 6, 2009 Salem Conference Center. Implementation of DBE Goals. FHWA approved waiver September 2008 to allow race conscious goals. Included in specification as of November 2008.

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ODOT Industry Leadership Team2008 Accomplishments

ODOT / AGC Industry Annual Meeting

Friday, February 6, 2009

Salem Conference Center


Implementation of DBE Goals

  • FHWA approved waiver September 2008 to allow race conscious goals.

  • Included in specification as of November 2008.

  • Include on projects with available subcontract work within a reasonable travel distance of where these DBE’s are available.


Apprenticeship Specifications

  • Include 10% Goal in OTIA III Tri- County area contracts

  • Move to Incentive/Disincentive payment to encourage better compliance.

  • Currently specify number of hours rather than percent with expectation to provide in all crafts.


Relief of Responsibility

  • New specification developed

  • Balances risk for damage caused by public traffic

  • ODOT to pay for damages to finished work at 75% of FA rate

  • New specification implemented by Spring 2009


Bid Schedules

  • Added Bid Dates to spread out projects

  • First priority is Thursday when possible

  • Add Tuesday Bid Opening as necessary

  • Provide advance notice of Tuesday openings


Specialty Insurance Requirements

  • Asbestos and Lead

  • Significantly reduced where this is specified

  • Review required by expert before included in project


Escalation Specifications

  • Steel, Fuel and Asphalt

  • Design/Build Specifications


Pile Hammer Requirement

  • Added language to design manual to have designers try to limit needed hammer to 80,000 ft.-lbs., if possible.


Electronic Shop Drawings Submittal

  • Developed process to allow electronic submittals

  • Drafted an electronic shop drawing guide

  • Expected changes in specifications to allow by this summer

  • Allow by CCO as soon as Guide is finalized


Contractor Payments


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