Work Zone Mobility and Safety Program

Long Description: Improving Time Performance of Highway Construction Contracts

An incentive application strategy and a delay prevention strategy together incorporate the elements that feed into a practical means of achieving improved time performance of highway construction contracts.

Elements of an Incentive Application strategy are as follows:

  • Selection of Incentive Projects
    • Classification
    • Quality of contract Documents
  • Selection of Contractors and Designers
    • Rating scheme
    • Classification
  • Appropriate Incentive Amount
    • User cost analysis
    • Best practices.

Elements of a Delay Prevention strategy are as follows:

  • Appropriate SUE Level
    • Barriers to implementing SUE technology
    • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Best practice for Avoiding Utility Relocation Delays
    • Implementation Details

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