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Project Delivery Center of Excellence

Posted: 8/25/2023

The DOT has launched the Project Delivery Center of Excellence, based at the USDOT Volpe Center, to help recipients of federal infrastructure funds deliver projects more efficiently and effectively.

The Center of Excellence will serve as a central resource for innovative and effective practices and bring project managers together to enable knowledge sharing and peer-to-peer learning. It will work in alignment with USDOT's infrastructure priority to support USDOT leadership with oversight of department-wide project delivery initiatives.

Initial plans for the Center of Excellence include:

  • Centralizing Project Delivery Methods Best Practices & Convening Information Exchanges
  • Streamlining Transportation Construction Contracts
  • Addressing the Causes of and Preventing Construction Change Orders

As part of the launch, USDOT is hosting a series of webinars with transportation practitioners and thought leaders, including Secretary Buttigieg. The next webinar—Embedding Equity in Project Delivery—will be on Thursday, September 7 at 1:00-2:00pm ET. Register now or click here for more information.

Volpe Center

The John A Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center), created in 1970, serves as a federal resource to provide multidisciplinary and multimodal transportation expertise on behalf of USDOT’s operating administrations.

Its mission is to advance transportation innovation for the public good by anticipating emerging transportation issues and objectively addressing the nation’s most pressing and complex transportation challenges.

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