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Dr. Trefor P. Williams
Dr. Neville A. Parker
Dr. Neville A. Parker
Dr. Trefor P. Williams
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State transportation agencies typically negotiate
with designers to determine the cost and
staffi ng levels for the design of highway and
bridge infrastructure. In the traditional Design-
Bid-Build project format the design consultants
are selected based on the merit of their proposal.
After the designer is selected, the designer enters a
negotiation with the state transportation agency to
determine the design fee and the allowable billable
hours for the various design activities.