Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) Decision Making and Economic Modeling Tool

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General Information
Study Number: TPF-5(221)
Lead Organization: Oregon Department of Transportation
Contract Start Date: Dec 23, 2009
Solicitation Number: 1252
Partners: IADOT, MN, MT, OR, TX, UT, WA
Contractor(s): Oregon State University
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date: Sep 30, 2012
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: May 29, 2014
Contract End Date: Jun 30, 2011
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $110,000.00
Total Commitments Received: $120,000.00
100% SP&R Approval: Approved
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Benjamin Tang
Benjamin.M.TANG@odot.state.or.us
Phone: 503.986.3324
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Iowa Department of Transportation 2010 $5,000.00 Ahmad Abu-Hawash Linda Narigon Linda.Narigon@iowadot.us
Minnesota Department of Transportation 2010 $10,000.00 Paul Rowekamp Lisa Jansen 651-366-3779 lisa.jansen@state.mn.us
Montana Department of Transportation 2010 $10,000.00 Kent Barnes Susan Sillick 406-444-7693 ssillick@mt.gov
Oregon Department of Transportation 2010 $80,000.00 Barnie Jones 503- 986-2845 barnie.p.jones@odot.state.or.us
Texas Department of Transportation 2010 $5,000.00 Courtney Holle Frank Bailey 512- 416-4730 rtimain@txdot.gov
Utah Department of Transportation 2010 $10,000.00 Daniel Hsiao 801-386-4929 dhsiao@utah.gov
Washington State Department of Transportation 2011 $0.00

Study Description

ABC uses both new technology and innovative project management techniques to reduce the impact of bridge construction projects on the public and to reduce bridge construction costs. In particular, ABC can lead to substantially lower user delay costs and significantly lower traffic control costs. While the potential advantages of ABC are recognized, transportation personnel do not have an established protocol to quantify the risks and economic benefit of using ABC over conventional construction for specific bridge replacement or rehabilitation projects.

Objectives

This pooled fund effort will develop a project-level tool for engineers and decision-makers to quantitatively assess the utility of ABC in the early project development stage and to determine whether or not ABC is more economically effective than conventional construction for a given bridge replacement or rehabilitation project.

Scope of Work

The final tool set will allow the user to specify key project characteristics e.g. bridge length, complexity, road user characteristics, environmental requirements, traffic levels, existing levels of congestion, and construction site attributes and to evaluate the economic impact of applying various ABC technologies and management approaches such as rapid, onsite construction, standardization, or PBES to a particular project. This tool will incorporate not only construction costs including traffic control costs) but also include estimates of soft costs including user delays resulting from congestion, rerouting, and or closures associated with the project.

Comments

Oregon is using A highways for Life Grant and other internal funding sources to cover $80,000 of the $112,000 project cost. We are seeking $32,000 in additional partner commitments from other states.

Documents Attached
Title File/Link Type Privacy Download
Final Report for TPF 5221 ABC Decision Making and Economic Modeling Tool abc.pdf Final Report Public
Acceptance Memo TPF-5(221) http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TD/TP_RES/docs/OtherPublications/acceptance_memo_5_221.pdf Memorandum Public
Closeout Memo TPF-5(221) -- Close out Memo - Electronic Signature.pdf Memorandum Public
Closeout Funding Spreadsheet TPF-5(221) Close Out Funding Spreadsheet.pdf Other Public
Progress Report: January - March 2010 ABC_quarterly_report_040610.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Progress Report: July - September 2010 09012010.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Progress Report: April - June 2010 072010.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Progress Report: October - December 2010 http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TD/TP_RES/docs/OtherPublications/october-december2010.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Task 1 Task1_Report.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Task 2 Task2_3Report.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Task 3 Task3Report.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Progress Report: January - March 2011 ABC_quarterly_report_2011-03.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Progress Report: April - June 2011 ABC_quarterly_report_2011-06.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quartery Report: July-September 2011 TPF-5(221) Quarterly Report - July - September 2011.doc Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: October - December 2011 Oct _Dec 2011 quarterly report.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Project Statement of Work http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TD/TP_RES/docs/Reports/2009/ABC_DecisionTool.pdf Work Plan Public

Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) Decision Making and Economic Modeling Tool

General Information
Study Number: TPF-5(221)
Lead Organization: Oregon Department of Transportation
Contract Start Date: Dec 23, 2009
Solicitation Number: 1252
Partners: IADOT, MN, MT, OR, TX, UT, WA
Contractor(s): Oregon State University
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date: Sep 30, 2012
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: May 29, 2014
Contract End Date: Jun 30, 2011
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $110,000.00
Total Commitments Received: $120,000.00
100% SP&R Approval:
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Benjamin Tang
Benjamin.M.TANG@odot.state.or.us
Phone: 503.986.3324
Commitments by Organizations
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Iowa Department of Transportation 2010 $5,000.00 Ahmad Abu-Hawash Linda Narigon Linda.Narigon@iowadot.us
Minnesota Department of Transportation 2010 $10,000.00 Paul Rowekamp Lisa Jansen 651-366-3779 lisa.jansen@state.mn.us
Montana Department of Transportation 2010 $10,000.00 Kent Barnes Susan Sillick 406-444-7693 ssillick@mt.gov
Oregon Department of Transportation 2010 $80,000.00 Barnie Jones 503- 986-2845 barnie.p.jones@odot.state.or.us
Texas Department of Transportation 2010 $5,000.00 Courtney Holle Frank Bailey 512- 416-4730 rtimain@txdot.gov
Utah Department of Transportation 2010 $10,000.00 Daniel Hsiao 801-386-4929 dhsiao@utah.gov
Washington State Department of Transportation 2011 $0.00

Study Description

Study Description

ABC uses both new technology and innovative project management techniques to reduce the impact of bridge construction projects on the public and to reduce bridge construction costs. In particular, ABC can lead to substantially lower user delay costs and significantly lower traffic control costs. While the potential advantages of ABC are recognized, transportation personnel do not have an established protocol to quantify the risks and economic benefit of using ABC over conventional construction for specific bridge replacement or rehabilitation projects.

Objectives

This pooled fund effort will develop a project-level tool for engineers and decision-makers to quantitatively assess the utility of ABC in the early project development stage and to determine whether or not ABC is more economically effective than conventional construction for a given bridge replacement or rehabilitation project.

Scope of Work

The final tool set will allow the user to specify key project characteristics e.g. bridge length, complexity, road user characteristics, environmental requirements, traffic levels, existing levels of congestion, and construction site attributes and to evaluate the economic impact of applying various ABC technologies and management approaches such as rapid, onsite construction, standardization, or PBES to a particular project. This tool will incorporate not only construction costs including traffic control costs) but also include estimates of soft costs including user delays resulting from congestion, rerouting, and or closures associated with the project.

Comments

Oregon is using A highways for Life Grant and other internal funding sources to cover $80,000 of the $112,000 project cost. We are seeking $32,000 in additional partner commitments from other states.

Title File/Link Type Private
Final Report for TPF 5221 ABC Decision Making and Economic Modeling Tool abc.pdf Final Report Public
Acceptance Memo TPF-5(221) Memorandum Public
Closeout Memo TPF-5(221) -- Close out Memo - Electronic Signature.pdf Memorandum Public
Closeout Funding Spreadsheet TPF-5(221) Close Out Funding Spreadsheet.pdf Other Public
Progress Report: January - March 2010 ABC_quarterly_report_040610.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Progress Report: July - September 2010 09012010.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Progress Report: April - June 2010 072010.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Progress Report: October - December 2010 Quarterly Progress Report Public
Task 1 Task1_Report.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Task 2 Task2_3Report.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Task 3 Task3Report.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Progress Report: January - March 2011 ABC_quarterly_report_2011-03.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Progress Report: April - June 2011 ABC_quarterly_report_2011-06.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quartery Report: July-September 2011 TPF-5(221) Quarterly Report - July - September 2011.doc Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: October - December 2011 Oct _Dec 2011 quarterly report.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Project Statement of Work Work Plan Public

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