Session Title: Time to Deliver: Rethinking How Ohio Develops Safety Projects
Organizer: Derek Troyer, Ohio DOT, Columbus, Ohio
Moderator: Derek Troyer, Ohio DOT, Columbus, Ohio
Topic A Title: Virtual Workshops for Better Results
Speaker (s): Michelle May
Name, Company, Location: ODOT Highway Safety Program Manager
Speaker (s): Scott Knebel
Name, Company, Location: Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Vice President
Topic A Description: May will provide an overview of the importance of the Governor’s Intersection Safety Program. Knebel will describe the process ODOT used to collaborate with 150 people across 12 districts – all involved in delivering the Governor’s Intersection Safety Program faster. It’s an approach with pieces and parts that can be used to improve all project delivery.
Topic B Title: Thinking Strategically About Project Design
Speaker (s): Brent Bogard
Name, Company, Location: ODOT, Office of Roadway Engineering Administrator
Topic B Description: Bogard will share examples of how practical design principles can be used to make targeted safety improvements and reduce project risk to schedule and budget.
Topic C Title: Rethinking the PDP
Speaker (s): Chad Root
Name, Company, Location: ODOT District 4, Capital Programs Administrator
Topic C Description: District 4 is cutting the project delivery process by rethinking the order and timeframe of steps in the PDP. Root will share a couple techniques, including how the district is leveraging task order contracts to complete investigation work earlier in the design process.
Topic D Title: Utilities Are Your Friend!
Speaker (s): Daniel Depto
Name, Company, Location: ODOT District 4, Consultant Manager
Topic D Description: He will share tools and techniques to engage these partners and help manage the risks of an aggressive schedule.
Topic E Title: ROW Doesn’t (Always) Have to be This Hard.
Speaker (s): Drew Gilmore
Name, Company, Location: ODOT Office of Real Estate, Administrator
Topic E Description: Gilmore will share a few approaches that can be used to compress timeframes and smooth project delivery.