Gov. Scott Walker wants his state to modernize the way it delivers its largest construction projects, but he’s not in a rush to achieve such a goal.Read More »
As a state senator prepares to unveil legislation that dramatically could change how Wisconsin delivers its construction projects, the Building Commission's vice chairman is calling on a state agency to quickly follow suit.
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The state Building Commission approved two requests for single-prime bidding on construction projects Wednesday as a commission leader stressed a need to solve the state’s project delivery dilemma.
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The University of Wisconsin System can use construction-manager-at-risk for its Memorial Union theater project, but the bid opening must be transparent.
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Fear of losing contract transparency is driving skepticism over a bill that would give the state more freedom to choose how it awards and delivers projects.
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Construction lobbyists are looking forward to a quieter state Capitol that doesn't force them to push their agendas to the drumbeat rhythm of a guy pounding a 5-gallon pail.
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By James Briggs The state Building Commission on Thursday placed on hold a request from the University of Wisconsin System to use the construction-manager-at-risk project delivery method. The move could signal a change — or, at least a clearer direction ...Read More »
By James Briggs The construction-manager-at-risk project delivery method is facing renewed scrutiny after state approval of a waiver for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The state Building Commission granted the waiver Wednesday for a $76.8 million addition to Camp Randall Stadium ...
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